The Matt Damon and Ben Affleck duo, who have been collaborating in front of and behind the camera since Will Hunting in 1998, recently launched their own production company, Artists Equity, an independent studio that wants to give artists and technicians more power against the majors. . It was under this banner that they produced their first film, Air, about the crazy story behind the creation of the first Air Jordan sneakers, starring Damon as businessman Sonny Vaccaro and Affleck as Philip. Knight, co-founder of Nike, also behind the camera. The film is scheduled for April 5 in theaters in the US (and streaming on Prime Video everywhere in the world) but the duo already have a new sports biopic project in the pipeline. According to Deadline, Jennifer Lopez is in talks to join the cast of the film, titled Unstoppable, about one-legged wrestler Anthony Robles, directed by Billy Goldenberg. It’s unclear what role the singer and actress — most recently very convincing as stripper Ramona Vega in Lorene Scafaria’s Queens — will play. Unstoppable will be the Bennifer couple’s third on-screen collaboration. They met in 2003 on the set of the comedy Amours troubles by Martin Brest, one of the biggest critical flops of the 2000s, then met the following year on the set of Père et fille by Kevin Smith.
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