Cillian Murphy To Star In & Produce ‘Small Things Like These’ Backed By Ben Affleck & Matt Damon’s Artists Equity
By Nancy Tartaglione
Oppenehimer, A Quiet Place Part II and Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy is embarking on his next project with the feature adaptation of Claire Keegan's acclaimed novel "Small Things Like These". Murphy will star in and produce the film that's been greenlighted by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's Artists Equity, which will finance the project. Principal photography is underway in Ireland.
The Hollywood Reporter
Ben Affleck on ‘Air,’ New CEO Gig and Those Memes: “I Am Who I Am”
By Rebecca Keegan
The actor, filmmaker and budding mogul on the disruptive production company he launched with Matt Damon, why he’s done with D.C., getting Michael Jordan’s blessing for his new film and the advice wife Jennifer Lopez gave him for this interview.
Ben Affleck Works the Drive-Thru Window for Dunkin’s Super Bowl Spot
By Jason Notte
The coffee brand’s ad has the actor handing out $1 donuts, but gets J-Lo involved before he wears out his welcome
Wall Street Journal
Ben Affleck Created Dunkin’s Super Bowl Debut With the Help of Jennifer Lopez
By Patrick Coffee
Dunkin’ might not have made an appearance in the Super Bowl this year if not for the influence of its best-known fan.
The Inspire Brands Inc. restaurant chain decided to make its Super Bowl debut only after seeing the results of actor-director Ben Affleck’s push to film himself working a drive-through shift at a location near his hometown of Boston, said Dunkin’ Chief Marketing Officer Jill McVicar Nelson.
The New York Times
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to Start Film Production Company
By Brooks Barnes
Hollywood’s most powerful stars, directors and writers have been increasingly vocal about their dissatisfaction with streaming-era paychecks, namely the refusal of entertainment companies to share the money generated from breakout hits, as was more common in decades past. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon announced on Sunday that they had decided to take action. Instead of continuing to work for hire, they plan to start an independent production company, called Artists Equity, and have obtained a minimum of $100 million in financing from the investment firm RedBird Capital Partners.