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Hollywood Flashback: 20 Years Ago, ‘The Bourne Identity’ Minted Matt Damon and Doug Liman as Action Pros

Doug Liman was so committed to getting an adaptation of Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Identity made for the big screen, he crashed a wedding and later piloted a prop plane to make it happen. “I spent years hitting brick walls,” says Liman, who broke out directing indie stunner Swingers in 1996 but had yet to […]

Jason Bateman, Viola Davis, Chris Tucker, Marlon Wayans Join Ben Affleck’s Untitled Nike Sports Marketing Pic

Ozark star Jason Bateman, Viola Davis, Chris Tucker and Marlon Wayans will join Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in Prime Video’s untitled Nike sports marketing film. The ensemble cast also includes Matthew Maher, Chris Messina, Tom Papa and Julius Tennon in a movie centered around Nike’s long-shot effort to sign Michael Jordan to its shoe […]

Minnie Driver on Why Being Told She Wasn’t “Hot Enough” by ‘Good Will Hunting’ Producer Was So “Devastating”

Minnie Driver says hearing from a Good Will Hunting producer that she wasn’t “hot enough” to play her Oscar-nominated role “could have been way more damaging than it was,” but still, as a young Hollywood talent, it was “devastating” to hear. In a new interview with The Cut, the Starstruck actress opened up about the […]

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon Team for True Life Story of Nike Sneaker Man Sonny Vaccaro (Exclusive)

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are reuniting once again, this time for the true-life story of former Nike executive Sonny Vaccaro in a feature project that will hail from Amazon Studios and Skydance Sports, who are in the process of finalizing their deal. Affleck will direct, write, co-star and produce the untitled sports marketing drama, […]

‘South Park’ Returns With Regular Season Episodes, Skewering Matt Damon and Cryptocurrency

South Park returned with its first regular season episode since 2019 — and no time was wasted mocking Matt Damon and his recent cryptocurrency commercial. In Wednesday’s season 25 premiere, “Pajama Day,” on Comedy Central, the boys’ fourth-grade class loses its privilege to wear PJs to the school’s pajama day, sending the class into a […]

Ben Affleck Says “Depressing” ‘Gigli’ Response “Really Made Me Question Things”

Ben Affleck is continuing his recent stroll down memory lane, this time dredging up recollections of the film that introduced him to real-life girlfriend Jennifer Lopez. For Entertainment Weekly’s February cover story that published online on Tuesday, Affleck spoke to longtime friend and collaborator Matt Damon. During the interview, Damon asked Affleck to discuss a […]

‘The Last Duel’ Stars Matt Damon and Adam Driver Performed Their Own Stunts

For stunt coordinator Rob Inch, 20th Century Studios’ The Last Duel was a full-circle moment. Before making it in the stunt world on such projects as The Bourne Ultimatum, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Black Widow, Inch spent his early career working as part of a touring medieval troupe, traveling to theme parks throughout […]

Ben Affleck on Why ‘The Last Duel’ Bombed and What He Thinks of Ridley Scott Blaming Millennials

Let the record show that one question asked of Ben Affleck at Sunday night’s The Tender Bar premiere inspired a five-minute answer. That might not seem noteworthy for an interview that takes place far from a red carpet, but when it happens behind a stanchion and with an in-demand A-lister who is stopping for every […]

Matt Damon Sells $18M Pacific Palisades Estate to Warner Bros CEO Ann Sarnoff

After a long slog on the market, tax records reveal Matt Damon has finally succeeded in offloading his erstwhile home in Los Angeles. Now living primarily in New York City with his family — back in 2018, he dropped a record $16.7 million on a townhouse in trendy Brooklyn Heights — the Bourne franchise and Ocean’s […]

Ridley Scott Pins ‘The Last Duel’ Bombing on Apathetic Millennials

Ridley Scott knows who to blame for his epic The Last Duel bombing this fall — and it’s not Disney, which he contends did a great job promoting the historical drama. The Oscar-nominated director dropped by Marc Maron’s WTF podcast for an episode published Monday in which he discussed his iconic career. Maron said he […]

‘The Last Duel’ Box Office Debacle: Hollywood’s Battle for Older Moviegoers

Only 2 percent of moviegoers turning up to see Ridley Scott’s A-list The Last Duel on opening weekend were 17 or younger, while just 17 percent were between the ages 18 and 24. Conversely, more than 80 percent of ticket buyers were 25 years old and up. The historical drama, set in Medieval France, limped […]

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Nicole Holofcener Talk ‘The Last Duel’ and Their Favorite Performances of Each Other

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are singing each other’s praises for their much-awaited onscreen reunion in The Last Duel. Directed by Ridley Scott, and adapted from the novel by Eric Jager, The Last Duel is based on true events and follows knight Jean de Carrouges (Damon) in 14th century France and his friend turned enemy […]