Ben Affleck is reflecting on his profession with good friend Matt Damon, together with how meeting Jennifer Lopez alongside the street influenced his life. The Oscar-winning Good Will Hunting duo and co-stars of final yr’s The Last Duel focus on Affleck’s subsequent film, The Tender Bar, directed by George Clooney, throughout a chat for Entertainment Weekly’s February 2022 cowl story.
Damon, who performed the interview, questioned Affleck about a few of his most memorable skilled occasions, in addition to a low level, similar to his 2003 image Gigli, directed by Martin Brest. Affleck and Lopez co-starred within the image, which was poorly obtained by reviewers and audiences upon its first launch. After working collectively on the romantic image, the couple started relationship, as per PEOPLE.
Affleck, 49, mirrored on how their relationship on the time influenced the film’s efficiency, saying Gigli confirmed him “how a lot every part round a movie type of dictates the best way folks see it.” While Ben mentioned the method and response to the film was ‘miserable’ and left him feeling ‘dissatisfied and full of self-doubt,’ there have been a few good outcomes. “But if the response to Gigli hadn’t occurred, I in all probability would not have finally determined, I do not actually have every other avenue however to direct films,” which has turned out to be the actual love of my skilled life. So in these methods, it is a gift. And I did get to fulfill Jennifer, the connection with whom has been actually significant to me in my life,” he mused.
Ben and Jen reconnected final yr once they have been seen spending time collectively in LA in April and Montana the next month. They have been formally again collectively by June. Meanwhile, The Tender Bar is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
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