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    WATCH: Striking First Trailer for David Fincher's 'Gone Girl,' Who'll Direct Jobs Biopic?

    After rolling out some footage at CinemaCon, David Fincher's "Gone Girl," starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, has a first trailer. In classic Fincher trailer fashion, the spot has an arresting song (a cover of Elvis Costello's "She"-- itself a cover of the Charles Aznavour original -- by Richard...

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    New Cast Join Affleck, Cavill in Superman/Batman Flick

    Director Zack Snyder has added Oscar-winning character actress Holly Hunter to the cast of the still untitled Superman/Batman movie that Warner Bros. has wisely pushed back to May 6, 2016. He has also cast muscled action players Callan Mulvey ("300: Rise of an Empire") and Tao Okamoto ("The Wolverin...

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    Warner Bros. Boards Johnny Depp's 'Black Mass' But Kiboshes Ben Affleck & Matt Damon's Whitey Bulger Pic

    Often in Hollywood, it's a game of massaging egos versus making decisions that are smart for the bottom line, and Warner Bros. had some tough decisions to make this week. The studio was given the opportunity to come aboard and co-finance "Black Mass," the Johnny Depp-starring flick based on the life...

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    Ben Affleck Regrets 'Daredevil,' Says His Batman Will Be An "Older And Wiser Version"

    Even though the release date for "Batman Vs. Superman" has been pushed to 2016, production hasn't been delayed by any significant measure, with filming still slated to start this spring. And while we're yet to see if this means an even bigger sequel or perhaps something more for the cast members, it...

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    David Fincher Talks 'Gone Girl' with EW, and the Appeal of Ben Affleck: "He Knows What It's Like to Be Hunted"

    As revealed earlier, Entertainment Weekly's cover story is David Fincher's "Gone Girl," starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. EW sits down with Fincher to talk his big-screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestseller thriller. Highlights below.

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    'Gone Girl' Covers This Week's EW, with Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike Photographed by David Fincher

    This week's cover of Entertainment Weekly features Ben Affleck and a peaked Rosamund Pike, in character for David Fincher's "Gone Girl," adapted from Gillian Flynn's bestselling mystery thriller. The film hits theaters almost exactly ten months from now, on October 3. Check out the full cover, which...

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    Mondo Releases Ben Affleck Poster Series: One Sheets of 'Argo,' 'The Town' and 'Gone Baby Gone'

    Mondo loves Ben Affleck. The boutique artwork arm of the Alamo Drafthouse has released four new posters of the director-actor's three films: Oscar winner "Argo," "The Town" (two posters for that one) and "Gone Baby Gone." Check them out below.

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    Ben Affleck’s Whitey Bulger Film Gets Rewrite, Casey Affleck Says Wife-Swap Tale ‘The Trade’ Will Be Like 'Slap Shot'

    The Affleck brothers are presently carving out freedom within the film world in their own unique ways—Ben Affleck as the successful actor-turned-director and now heir to the Batman throne, and Casey Affleck as the quietly transgressive player in the independent scene with “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” ...

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    Hollywood Finally Says Yes To Ben Affleck-Directed, Africa-Set Thriller

    "I would love to make a movie about Congo, but unfortunately I've asked Hollywood folks and they always say, ah, nobody wants to see a movie about Africa," Ben Affleck said in 2010. But that was before he won Best Picture for "Argo." And that was before he was cast as Batman in "Batman Vs. Superman....

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    David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Set for October 2014 Release UPDATED

    UPDATE: David Fincher's big-screen adaptation of Gillian Flynn's mystery thriller "Gone Girl," starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, has settled on a release date. It's slated for October 3, 2014. This is the same weekend Fincher's Oscar-winning "The Social Network" (for Adapted Screenplay, Editin...

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