Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck talks about working with his wife Jennifer Lopez on an upcoming film project.
The actor and director sat down with his ‘Air’ co-star Matt Damon for a new interview with ‘CBS Sunday Morning” on Sunday March 19.
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During the conversation, the couple discussed Their production company’s next project, “Unstoppable,” will feature Lopez in its cast.
“We’re just starting to work with Amazon again, to do the story of a wrestler named Anthony Robles, who was born with one leg and won a National Championship for Arizona State,” Affleck explained.
“We always hire the best players. And in this case, I can say that every person that has been chosen so far I think is the absolute best choice.”
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“Yes, I believe so Jenifer Lopez can make this movie. I can’t make it seem like he’s doing it for me, but he really is,” she continued.
“What fun, what a joy to do something with her, to see her be great, to go to work with your wife, to go to work with your best friend. Because eventually, like, your work becomes the lion’s share of what defines your life, in terms of the time you spend. And if you don’t like who you’re working with and if you have difficulty or problems at work, I think that’s one of the things that can really cause depression and anxiety and pain in people. And vice versa, [if] you love people at work, you probably have a pretty good life, you know?’
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Affleck and Lopez previously starred together in 2003’s “Gigli” and 2004’s “Jersey Girl.”
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