Ben Affleck-Matt Damon Comedy Gets Pilot Order at CBS

by Philiana Ng (THR.com ) Tom Papa stars in the multicamera project “More Time With Family.”     Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP Images; Getty Images Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Tom Papa CBS is getting into business with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. The network has ordered to pilot More Time With Family, a multicamera comedy starring comedianTom Papa, which will be executive produced…

Why Ben is Batman?

The secret talks that led the Oscar-winning actor, director and producer to again agree to a superhero role, and show Hollywood how a studio takes care of top talent.     Getty Images Ben Affleck and Zack Snyder Thursday’s seemingly out-of-left field announcement by Warner Bros. that Ben Affleck was cast as Batman in the sequel to Man…

Pine is Jack Ryan!

…..It seems that this new Jack Ryan adventure (which producer Mace Neufield describes as neither a reboot nor an origin story), will pick up with the man in his pre-CIA days, back when he was working on Wall Street as a financial advisor for Merrill Lynch in Baltimore…. Chris Pine will join a relatively prestigious…

The surprising momentum behind Warner Bros.'

Dramatic thriller has narrowed what looked like a wide-open race!. Warner Bros. Pictures If the movie you’re supporting for the best picture Oscar is not named Argo, it’s officially time to start panicking. What appeared to be a wide-open race just weeks ago — really up until the Academy’s directors branch declined to nominate Argo‘s Ben Affleck for the best…