"Air": Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's filmmaking jump shot
The pair who met as kids in Cambridge, Mass., and won an Oscar for "Good Will Hunting," have now formed a production company, whose first feature is about how Nike created a basketball shoe around an untried NBA rookie, Michael Jordan.cbsnews.com
Super Bowl ads use nostalgia, star power and light laughs
Off the field at the Super Bowl, 50-plus marketers are having a battle of their own. It was a year of change for the Super Bowl since other alcohol ads were allowed to air after Anheuser-Bush gave up its exclusivity deal and the halftime show sponsor changed from Pepsi to Apple music after a decade. “This was a warm and fuzzy year where familiar faces were far more of a presence than controversial themes or hard-hitting humor,” said CEO of Brand Federation Kelly O’Keefe.news.yahoo.com
Grammys’ seat filler shares how Ben Affleck learned he was a 'miserable' meme from JLo: ‘Oh God, this again'
Ben Affleck quickly went viral after the Grammy Awards on Sunday night where fans claimed he looked "miserable." A seat filler who sat next to the actor and Jennifer Lopez is detailing the night.foxnews.com
New this week: Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith and 'You People'
This week’s new entertainment releases include fresh albums from Sam Smith and Elle King, the return of Jennifer Lopez in the rom-com “Shotgun Wedding,” and the TV show “Poker Face,” starring Natasha Lyonne as a wise-cracking, friendly drifter who has an uncanny ability to immediately know if someone is lying.
Ralph Lauren draws A-list Hollywood crowd for sumptuous show
Designer Ralph Lauren went big for his first Los Angeles fashion show, staging a sumptuous display of his well-honed ethos of casual luxury, with strong Western accents like cowboy hats and boots, against a setting sun at the grand Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, near Los Angeles.
Casey Affleck's girlfriend shares and deletes possible clue about why he didn't attend Ben and JLo's wedding
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's wedding was not attended by the actor's younger brother, Casey. He said he "had other things" on the day of the wedding, but his girlfriend Caylee Cowan may have provided some insight.news.yahoo.com
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez seal it with a kiss as photos from their wedding day reveal gorgeous ceremony
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are officially married, and new photos show the stunning and elaborate features to the ceremony, as well as the couple kissing and posing for pictures.news.yahoo.com
A 19-Year-Old Resurfaced Video Proves Jennifer Lopez Had Always Been Planning To Take Ben Affleck’s Last Name Even Before Their Scrapped Wedding In 2003
The happy couple tied the knot during a low-key ceremony in Las Vegas on Saturday, a complete contrast to the extravagance and publicity of their scrapped wedding in 2003.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Deep Water,' Charli XCX and 'WeCrashed'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a Charli XCX album release, an erotic thriller on Hulu starring Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas, and a series about the rise and fall of the business WeWork, which promoted the concept of shared workspaces.
‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival
The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama “The Last Duel,” featuring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adam Driver.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are renting this Miami Beach mansion for $130k a month
Remember JLo’s hit single back in 2001, “Love Don’t Cost a Thing?” Well, it turns out love certainly costs at least something for the superstar, as she’s renting a waterfront mansion in Miami Beach with her ex, Ben Affleck, for over $100,000 a month.
New this week: 'Justice League,' 'Country Comfort' & scandal
This combination of photos shows promotional art for the Netflix series Country Comfort, debuting on Friday, left, "Zack Snyders Justice League," premiering March 18, center, and Operation Varsity Blues, a documentary about the college admissions scandal, premiering March 17 on Netflix. (Netflix/HBO Max/Netflix via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Four years after “Justice League” underwhelmed both critics and audiences, filmmaker Zack Snyder has come back to finish what he started. — Loretta Lynn’s new album is a celebration of women in country music and it features collaborations with Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Margo Price. — Katherine McPhee, of TV’s “American Idol” and “Smash,” plays an aspiring country singer, Bailey, who’s suffered career and personal setbacks in the Netflix series “Country Comfort,” debuting Friday.
Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'
NEW YORK – The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic. The Scarlett Johansson Marvel movie “Black Widow,” last set for Nov. 6, heads to May 7 of next year. That was the date set for “West Side Story,” but Spielberg's musical will instead debut in December 2021. Given the interconnected nature of Marvel releases, the latest delay of “Black Widow” had a domino effect on other films. Since the pandemic began, the company's “Mulan,” “Hamilton” and “Artemis Fowl” have gone direct to streaming, with “Mulan” made available for a $30 premium purchase by subscribers.
On this day: August 15
1972: Actor and film director Ben Affleck is born Benjamin Gza Affleck-Boldt in Berkeley, California. He found fame after writing and starring in the movie "Good Will Hunting" along with Matt Damon, with the pair earning an Academy Award for the film's screenplay. As an actor, he's gone on to star in movies such as "Chasing Amy," "Armageddon," "Pearl Harbor" and "Daredevil." He's also directed the movies "Gone Baby Gone," "The Town" and "Argo," the last of which won him the Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, and Directors Guild Award for Best Director, and the Golden Globe Award, BAFTA, the Producers Guild Award, and the Academy Award for Best Picture. Hide Caption