Ben Affleck is an American actor and filmmaker. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He began his career as a child and starred in the PBS educational series ‘The Voyage of the Mimi’ in 1984, before a second run in 1988. He later appeared in the independent coming-of-age comedy ‘Dazed and Confused’ in 1993 and various Kevin Smith films, including ‘Chasing Amy’ in 1997 and ‘Dogma’ in 1999. He gained wider recognition when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for writing ‘Good Will Hunting’ in 1997, which they also starred in. He then established himself as a leading man in studio films, including the disaster drama ‘Armageddon’ in 1998, the romantic comedy ‘Forces of Nature’ in 1999, the war drama ‘Pearl Harbor’ in 2001, and the spy thriller ‘The Sum of All Fears’ in 2002.
After a career downturn, during which Affleck appeared in ‘Daredevil and Gigli, both in 2003, he received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in the noir biopic ‘Hollywoodland’ in 2006. His directorial debut, ‘Gone Baby Gone’ in 2007, which he also co-wrote, was well received. He then directed, co-wrote, and starred in the crime drama ‘The Town’ in 2010. For the political thriller ‘Argo’ in 2012, which he directed, co-produced, and starred in, he won the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Director, and the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Award for Best Picture. He starred in the psychological thriller ‘Gone Girl’ in 2014. In 2016, he began playing Batman in the DC Extended Universe, starred in the action thriller ‘The Accountant’, and directed, wrote and acted in the gangster drama ‘Live by Night’.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Ben Affleck movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Ben Affleck films scheduled to release in 2019 and thereafter. We can only hope that the latest Ben Affleck movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
8. The Last Thing He Wanted (2019)
‘The Last Thing He Wanted’ is an upcoming British-American political thriller film directed by Dee Rees based on the book of the same name by Joan Didion, from a screenplay by Rees and Marco Villalobos. It stars Anne Hathaway, Willem Dafoe, Ben Affleck, Toby Jones, Rosie Perez, Edi Gathegi, Mel Rodriguez, and Brian Rechkemmer. The film follows a journalist who stops her coverage of the 1984 U.S. Presidential election to care for her dying father.
In September 2017, it was announced Dee Rees would direct, based upon the novel of the same name by Joan Didion, from a screenplay by Marco Villalobos. Cassian Elwes will produce the film, under her Elevated Films banner, alongside The Fyzz Factory. In February 2018, Anne Hathaway joined the cast of the film. In June 2018, Willem Dafoe joined the cast of the film. In July 2018, Ben Affleck, Toby Jones, Rosie Perez, Edi Gathegi, Mel Rodriguez and Carlos Leal joined the cast of the film. Principal photography began on June 14, 2018, in Puerto Rico. In May 2018, Netflix acquired distribution rights to the film.