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Matt Damon & Ben Affleck Will Star in a New Movie Together, Which They Also Co-Wrote

Matt Damon & Ben Affleck Will Star in a New Movie Together, Which They Also Co-Wrote

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will be reuniting on the big screen for the first time in decades!

The longtime best friends are co-writing the screenplay for the upcoming movie The Last Duel with Can You Ever Forgive Me? screenwriter Nicole Holofcener.

Matt and Ben are also starring in the revenge story of two best friends, which will be directed by Ridley Scott. The movie will be an adaptation of Eric Jager‘s book “The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France.”

Here is how Deadline describes the plot: “The main characters are the Norman knight Jean de Carrouges and the squire Jacques Le Gris. They were friends. One goes to war and returns to accuse Le Gris of raping his wife Margerite de Carrouges. No one will believe the woman, and the soldier appeals to the king of France to undo a decision handed down by Count Pierre d’Anencon, which favored Le Gris. The decision handed down is that the two men fight a duel to the death. The one left alive would be declared the winner as a sign of God’s will. And if Jean de Carrouges loses, his wife will be burned at the stake for punishment for her false accusation.”

The news was revealed after Matt was spotted leaving Ben‘s house holding a script and a copy of the book.

Matt and Ben won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 1998 for their movie Good Will Hunting.

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