April 25th, 2013
02:14 PM ET
Ben Affleck will soon be the proud owner of a pair of Oscars and an honorary doctorate in fine arts.
The actor and filmmaker will be granted the degree from Brown University at the institution's commencement on May 26, along with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz and other luminaries in science, art and education.
April 18th, 2013
11:57 AM ET
February 4th, 2013
03:15 PM ET
Ben Affleck's awards season winning streak continued over the weekend as the "Argo" star picked up the best directing of a feature film honor at the Directors Guild of America Awards.
He was up against Steven Spielberg ("Lincoln"), Ang Lee ("Life of Pi"), Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty") and Tom Hooper ("Les Misérables.")
December 20th, 2012
12:13 PM ET
As quickly as our interest was piqued by the idea of a Ben Affleck and Kristen Stewart comedy, the leading man's dropped out of the project.
According to Variety, the "Argo" actor/director wanted to do the film but, with a busy schedule to keep in mind, couldn't nail down a right time to do it.
September 20th, 2012
03:08 PM ET
September 18th, 2012
09:35 AM ET
Nine years ago, when Ben Affleck's claim to fame was rubbing down Jennifer Lopez in a music video and "Gigli," some probably couldn't envision his eventual blossoming into an actor and director behind films like "The Town" and next month's "Argo."
But that's the result of what Affleck calls our cultural instinct to "shorthand" people, as he explains in the new issue of Details.
"I got shorthanded as That Guy: Jennifer Lopez, movies bombed, therefore he must be a sort of thoughtless dilettante, solipsistic consumer blahblahblah," Affleck says.
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