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Matt Damon reunites with Bourne Identity director for new film

by Stewart Cole

Matt Damon has officially found another project and will work with him of The Bourne Identity director Doug Liman. According The Hollywood ReporterDamon and Liman are expected to collaborate on a new film titled The Instigators for Apple Original Films also starring Casey Affleck. This will also mark Damon and Affleck’s first project together since the Academy Award for the latter Manchester by the sea. The Instigators written by Chuck Maclean and developed for Studio 8 by Jeff Robinov and John Graham. Damon, Robinov, Graham, Ben Affleck and Kevin Walsh will produce the film.

THR describes the film as follows: “Damon and Affleck will play two thieves who go on the run with the help of one of their therapists after a heist goes wrong. The report doesn’t reveal much else about the Instigators, but it’s undoubtedly an upcoming movie to watch.

Damon will next appear in Christopher Nolan’s upcoming film Oppenheimer. The film’s cast continues to grow, with recent additions in the last couple of months Boys star Jack Quaid, Matthew Modine, Dane DeHaan, Florence Pugh, and Josh Hartnett. Other members of the all-star cast include Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr., Kenneth Branagh, Benny Safdie, Michael Angarano, Rami Malek, Dylan Arnold, David Krumholtz, Alden Ehrenreich and Damon. Opening on 21 July 2023, Oppenheimer based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

After that the actor is expected to team up with longtime friend and frequent collaborator Ben Affleck in a movie based on Nike’s shoe deal with the legendary Michael Jordan. Affleck is expected to direct, write, produce and co-star in the film, while Damon is set to star, write and produce. Their film would follow Vaccaro (played by Damon) and Nike co-founder Phil Knight (played by Affleck) in their efforts to sign the rising basketball superstar to his mid-decade shoe company. 80. The story will focus on Vaccarro’s relentless quest to sign Jordan to the third shoe company at the time, a journey that led him to Jordan’s parents, specifically his strong, forceful mother, as well as former coaches, advisors and friends. . According to the report, Jordan will be mentioned in the film, but will not appear on screen.

The project will be inspired by the documentary 30 for 30 Sole Man, which told Vaccaro’s story. An early incarnation of the script, then titled Air Jordan, written by Blacklist alum Alex Convery. Affleck and Damon are reportedly reworking the script now.

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