“Project Greenlight was ahead of its time,” Ben said about seasons one and two back in the early 2000s. “Now that technology has caught up to the concept, we thought it was a perfect time to bring it back. A whole new generation of filmmakers has grown up sharing everything, and the next big director could be just an upload away. It is really great having Project Greenlight back at HBO.”
“Project Greenlight works — careers have been launched and sustained as a direct result of this contest,” Matt added. “Pete Jones, John Gulager, Patrick Melton, and Marcus Dunstan are just a few of the PGL alums who’ve gone on to do great things in Hollywood, and Ben and I are really proud of that.”
The reality show provides a look firsthand at the challenges facing a first-time director.
Also pictured inside: Ben‘s wife Jennifer Garner out to lunch in Brentwood, Calif. on Tuesday (April 29).
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