Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Ben Affleck

  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet

    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...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    41 comments
    tweet

    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...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet

    Mediocre SNL Season Finale Well-Hosted by Ben Affleck As Several Regulars Depart the Show (CLIPS)

    Mediocre SNL Season Finale Well-Hosted by Ben Affleck As Several Regulars Depart the Show (CLIPS)

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet

    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."

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    14 comments
    tweet

    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...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet

    Ben Affleck Adds American Revolution Tale 'Bunker Hill' To List Of Directorial Projects

    Even before he won his Oscar for Best Picture for "Argo," Ben Affleck wasn't lacking in possible directorial vehicles. Dennis Lehane adaptation "Live By Night," a Whitey Bulger biopic (that he told us is one more movie away), a remake of Guillaume Canet's "Tell No One," Stephen King adaptation "The ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    12 comments
    tweet

    Analyze This: Why 'Argo' Won Best Picture, Ang Lee Won Best Director & More 2013 Oscar Fallout

    One could suggest that we and other pundits have exhausted the conversation around the 85th Academy Awards. We might not argue with that, but while we've had plenty of opportunities to examine the surprises, the snubs, the show itself, both its best/worst moments and how it can improve, we personall...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    9 comments
    tweet

    Watch: All The Oscar Acceptance Speeches From Affleck to Adele

    While some unfortunate folk got ushered offstage aggressively by the "Jaws" playoff music (the genius-or-uncalled-for debate continues), the night's biggest Academy Awards winners stole the show with their great speeches. We gave the nominees some pointers last week with our 10 Best Os...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet

    2013 Oscar Highlights: Dancing and Tripping Stars, Eloquent Acceptance Speeches and More; Show Scores 40.3 Million Viewers UPDATED

    The 2013 Oscars held many noteworthy moments, including the race's sixth tie in history, and the six major category wins all going to different films. It also saw plenty of song belting, some charmingly old-school dance numbers and moving speeches from award recipients. Below, video highlights from ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet

    Iran Calls 'Argo' Oscar Win "Politically Motivated" & An "Advertisement For The CIA”

    The red carpet may be all rolled up, but that doesn't mean the Oscar controversy will end there. With Ben Affleck's "Argo" taking home the widely expected prize for Best Picture last night at the Oscars, the Iranian government -- who have never been big fans of the movie in general...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Approaching the UnknownWatch: Mark Strong Goes To Mars In Trailer ...The Playlist
  • Review: Tender But Uneven Drag Queen ...The Playlist
  • BurntAlicia Vikander Is Lara Croft In 'Tomb ...The Playlist