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Hollywood actor-turned-director Ben Affleck has turned down an offer to helm the new ‘Superman’ film. Affleck says he didn”t want to take on such a big film so early in his directional career. The father-of-two won accolades for his recent work on ‘The Town’ but feels experienced movie mogul Chris Nolan — the brains behind [...] Continue reading Ben Affleck turns down opportunity to direct new ‘Superman’

Affleck ‘persuaded Postlethwaite’

Hollywood star Ben Affleck has revealed that British actor Pete Postlethwaite took a lot of persuading to appear in his new film, The Town.. . The … Continue reading Affleck 'persuaded Postlethwaite'

The Town” may not have quite the emotional heft of “Gone Baby Gone,” Ben Affleck’s startlingly assured 2007 directing debut. What it has instead … Continue reading Review: 'Town' further reveals Affleck's talent

Ben Affleck directs and stars in “The Town,” a tense cops-and-robbers thriller set in Boston which is premiering out of competition at the Venice … Continue reading Affleck directs, stars in Boston thriller "The Town"

Ben Affleck brought Boston to Venice on Wednesday, presenting a reality-driven heist film “The Town” that is destined to draw comparisons to his … Continue reading Ben Affleck brings Boston to Venice at film fest