Boston and Ben Affleck go together like the Red Sox and Fenway Park, so it makes sense that Warner Bros. would court the director for its latest Boston-based project. But Affleck, who set his first two films (“Gone, Baby, Gone” and “The Town”) in present-day Boston, might need to brush up on his Beantown history before he takes the helm of the movie — it’s based on a book about… Continue reading Ben Affleck for 'Bunker Hill'? Director May Return to Boston for Revolutionary War Film
Ben Affleck may be absent a nod at the Oscars, but he won the Directors Guild of America Award for Argo over the weekend. The 65th annual DGA ceremony took place at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, where the filmmaker delivered a humble speech to audiences: “I worked really, really hard to become the best director I could be, by putting in as [many] hours… Continue reading Ben Affleck Wins DGA, Plus: Watch the Crazy Short Film That Launched His Directorial Career
The reviews are in: Ben Affleck’s latest film “Argo” is a success!
The film details the incredible true-life story of the Iranian hostage crisis and the U.S. diplomats who were rescued through an unusual mission where the CIA posed as a fake film… Continue reading Ben Affleck, 'Argo' Director And Star: Before He Was Famous