Ben Affleck is working with longtime collaborator Matt Damon on his subsequent venture, and the star can be a well-recognized face. The primary movie from their new manufacturing firm Artists Fairness might be unstoppable with Affleck’s spouse, Jennifer Lopez. After the information broke on Friday, Affleck and Damon spoke concerning the venture on CBS Sunday Morning.
unstoppable tells the true story of wrestler Anthony Robles, who might be performed by Moonlight star Jharrel Jerome. It is unclear what Lopez’s function might be, however Affleck solely pretended to beat across the bush on Sunday earlier than discussing their collaboration with CBS’s Tracy Smith. He stated: “I do know the place you are coming from. However I will inform you who the lead actor is… We all the time rent the very best performers, and in that case, I can say that each single one that’s been casting as much as current, I believe it is the very best selection.”
“She is likely to be doing this film,” Affleck joked when requested about Lopez. “I can not make it look like she’s doing me a favor, however in truth she is. What a pleasure, what a pleasure to do one thing together with her, to see her be nice, to go to work together with your spouse, going to work together with your greatest pal. In case you do not like who you’re employed with and you’ve got difficulties or issues at work, I believe that is one of many issues that may actually trigger despair, nervousness and ache in individuals.
“And conversely, (if) you want individuals at work, you most likely have an ideal life, you recognize?” Affleck added. He and Damon will produce the movie, whereas Billy Goldenberg will direct. Affleck has beforehand labored with Goldenberg, enhancing his movies Air and Argo. Actual-life Robles can even be ‘closely concerned’, in keeping with a report by Deadline.
Affleck and Damon had been excited to debate their new manufacturing firm past simply this one venture. Introduced within the fall, Artists’ Fairness goals to be “a creator-focused studio that may optimize the manufacturing course of with a shared stake within the business success of tasks.” Their announcement is paying homage to a viral clip from 2021 the place Damon defined his idea on why mid-budget movies are hardly ever made nowadays.
Lopez just lately starred within the comedy Shotgun Wedding ceremony, however she has three different upcoming tasks listed on her IMDb web page along with unstoppable. To date, she has not publicly commented on the information concerning unstoppable or work with Affleck.