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    Review Roundup: Critics Find Affleck and Timberlake's 'Runner Runner' to Be Mediocre Mediocre

    Ben Affleck may be on a roll in 2013, with Oscar-winning "Argo," and his casting as Batman in Zack Snyder's Superman-Batman installment, as well as the co-lead in David Fincher's "Gone Girl," but "Runner Runner" won't go down as another victory in his banner year. Critics have only dismal things to ...

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    WATCH: Ben Affleck Talks Batman Casting, and Being Humbled by Internet Reactions

    Ben Affleck finally opened up about being cast as Batman on last night's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." The actor-director, who took home a Best Picture Oscar for "Argo" earlier this year, said he initially thought he could handle the inevitable backlash to the news of him donning the Bat Suit. But...

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    Ben Affleck Will Direct, Produce Boston Crime Drama Pilot 'The Middle Man' for Fox

    Ben Affleck will be making his TV directing debut at Fox. The network has announced a pilot production order for Pearl Street Films' new period crime drama "The Middle Man," set in the actor/director's beloved Boston.

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    Ben Affleck To Executive Produce & Direct Pilot For Boston-Set Crime Drama 'The Middle Man'

    You can take the kid out of Boston, but you can't take Boston out of the kid. No matter where his career goes, it seems Ben Affleck will always be drawn to stories set in the city where he was raised. His next directorial effort, "Live By Night," will tackle the Prohibition era in Beantown, and even...

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    Ben Affleck Signed For Multiple Films As Batman & Will Help "Create" The Character; 'Live By Night' To Shoot In 2014

    Better get used to it, folks. Ben Affleck is your next Batman. And as the Internet continues to have a collective short memory about the furor that greeted Michael Keaton when he was tapped to play Bruce Wayne in Tim Burton's films, or even Christopher Nolan's decision to cast Heath Ledger as the Jo...

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    Ben Affleck Drops 'Tell No One,' Scott Cooper Takes Over 'The Stand'

    With many corners of the internet still absolutely aghast that Ben Affleck will play Batman in "Superman Vs. Batman" aka "Man Of Steel 2," the actor/writer/director is currently re-orienting his potential plate of directorial projects. As one might expect, the shoot for the "Man Of Steel" sequel wil...

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    10 Strong Directorial Debuts From Actors-Turned-Directors

    This week, after a limited but promising initial release, Lake Bell’s directorial debut “In A World” is due to expand and distributors Roadside Attractions have good reason to hope that it will mirror the success of other Sundance breakouts like “Fruitvale Station” and “The Way, Way Back.” Regardles...

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    Ben Affleck Returns to Boston and Dennis Lehane for Next Film

    With a stellar career and two Oscars on his mantle, Ben Affleck is gearing up for production later this year in Boston for his next film, an adaptation of Dennis Lehane's Prohibition-era gangster novel "Live By Night."

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    Ben Affleck Returns To Boston For His Next Film; Will Write, Direct & Star In Dennis Lehane Adaptation 'Live By Night'

    With his second Oscar under his belt for "Argo" and a plethora of options in front of him -- the Stephen King adaptation "The Stand," the remake of "Tell No One," and out his brewing Whitey Bulger biopic -- the filmmaker will be returning home for another Boston tale, albeit one that will see him ra...

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