I really respect the way Ben Affleck turned his career around. The actor had a pretty bad few years a while back thanks to his over-publicized relationship with Jennifer Lopez and a handful of big films that were not the best fit for his personality. Then he proved his directorial skill with Gone Baby Gone, and remade himself as a viable leading man in The Town. We’ll soon see him play lead roles in his third directorial effort, Argo (pictured above), as well as in Terrence Malick’s upcoming, still-untitled romance.

And now the actor has taken over for Tom Cruise in a political comedy called Nathan Decker, written by Dan Fogelman (Crazy, Stupid, Love) that Warner Bros. picked up a year or so back. Read More »