January 23, 2018

George Affleck says Vision Vancouver is getting its wires crossed

An NPA city councillor says the mayor of Vancouver is using his civic party as a lobby group in the case of securing rapid transit for the Broadway corridor. On Sunday people had a chance to hear the mayor's ideas for transit on the Broadway corridor and to air there own opinions. But it wasn't a city public hearing, it was a Vision Vancouver … [Read more...]

Affleck Out Of “Focus,” Jackman In “X-Men”

A scheduling conflict has forced Ben Affleck to drop out of Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's "Focus" at Warner Bros. Pictures. Shooting was to begin in the Spring. The story deals with a romance between a professional conman and someone just learning the criminal art and how their past relationship comes back into play when they meet up again … [Read more...]

Affleck Replaces Gosling In “Focus”

Warner Bros. Pictures is in early talks with Ben Affleck to star as the male lead in "Focus". A female lead is currently being sought according to Deadline. The story follows a veteran con man who becomes romantically involved with a newcomer. The complications of the encounter haunt them when they meet up again in the future. Glenn Ficarra and … [Read more...]

Affleck, Damon Head For The “South Pole”

Casey Affleck is attached to star while Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are set to produce the true story drama "Race to the South Pole" for Warner Bros. Pictures and Pearl Street says The Hollywood Reporter. The film will deal with the famed rivalry and race to the pole undertook by Scott and Amundsen in the early 1900's. British explorer Robert … [Read more...]

Affleck happy with more garbage bins along Robson Street

 A City Councillor says he's happy the City of Vancouver has listened to his calls for more garbage bins on Robson Street.With the City now placing 12 additional bins on Robson Street, N.P.A. Councillor George Affleck says it's the right move - he just wishes he could affect change at Council rather than through speaking with reporters. "Well … [Read more...]

Kunis, Affleck, Franco In The “Third Person”

Mila Kunis is set while James Franco and Casey Affleck are in negotiations to join Paul Haggis’s new $ 28 million drama “Third Person" at Corsan Films says The Wrap. The film features three story lines, three love stories, three relationships in three different cities that combine in a very odd way: New York, Paris, Rome. Shooting kicks off … [Read more...]

Affleck Helming “Justice League”? Nope

Could Ben Affleck be directing a "Justice League" movie for Warner Bros. Pictures? Maybe not, but whatever the case the story has become the latest salvo in a trade publication war. It began yesterday afternoon when Variety reported that Warners was expected to sit down with Affleck in the next few days to discuss helming their DC superhero … [Read more...]

Affleck Helming Josh Hamilton Biopic

Casey Affleck is set to pen and direct a biopic of famed baseball slugger Josh Hamilton for Thunder Road Pictures and The Walsh Company says Deadline. A bonafide prodigy at 15, Hamilton was the first player chosen in the 1999 Major League Baseball draft and signed with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for a then record $ 4 million. After a car accident, … [Read more...]

Affleck, Mara, Foster Seek “Saints”

Rooney Mara, Ben Foster and Casey Affleck are attached to star in the feature "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" reports Deadline. David Lowery has written and will direct this expansion of his own award-winning 16-minute short "Pioneer" which screened at Sundance and SXSW last year. That short starred Will Oldham as a father who tells his little boy the … [Read more...]

Affleck, Timberlake Team For “Runner”

Ben Affleck is in negotiations and Justin Timberlake is set to star in the dramatic thriller "Runner, Runner" at New Regency, Stone Village and 20th Century Fox reports Variety. Details of the plot are unknown aside from it being set in the world of illegal online gambling. Brad Furman ("The Lincoln Lawyer") will direct from a script by … [Read more...]