THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN
Academy Award winning actor, CASEY AFFLECK (John Hunt), is
and striking performer who has established himself as a powerful leading man.
Affleck recently starred in Kenneth Lonergan's MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, which
tells the story of a solitary janitor whose life is transformed when he returns
to his hometown to
take care of his teenage nephew. Making its debut at the 2016 Sundance Film
performance was the most acclaimed of the year garnering over 40 regional
critics' awards, a
Golden Globe Award, Critics' Choice Award, Independent Spirit Award, National
Review Award, New York Film Critics Circle Award, Gotham Award, BAFTA and
Academy Award for "Best Actor."
Affleck was previously nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award
and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in the character drama THE
ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD. Written and
directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper), the film follows Ford's (Affleck)
relationship with Jesse James (Brad Pitt).
The actor garnered significant praise for his starring role alongside Ed
Freeman and Michelle Monaghan in Ben Affleck's directorial debut GONE BABY GONE,
on Dennis Lehane's novel of the same name. Affleck co-wrote with and starred
Damon in the independent road movie GERRY, directed by Gus Van Sant. He also
Van Sant's GOOD WILL HUNTING and TO DIE FOR. Additional film credits include;
Christopher Nolan's INTERSTELLAR, opposite Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain
Anne Hathaway; OUT OF THE FURNACE, opposite Christian Bale; AIN'T THEM BODIES
SAINTS, opposite Rooney Mara; Steven Soderbergh's OCEANS trilogy, alongside
Clooney and Brad Pitt; TRIPLE 9, opposite Woody Harrelson and Kate Winslet; and
THE FINEST HOURS.
Affleck was last seen in David Lowery's highly acclaimed A GHOST STORY
Rooney Mara, which was released by A24 in the summer 2017 and was included in
critics Top Ten lists for best film of the year.
Affleck is currently in post-production on his directorial feature LIGHT OF
which he also wrote and stars in. The story follows a father (Affleck) and
daughter living on the
outskirts of society destabilized by a deadly pandemic.
On stage, in 2002 Affleck appeared in the West End debut of Kenneth
play This Is Our Youth. He played the role of Warren alongside Matt Damon and
Affleck's production company Sea Change Media has an exclusive first-look
deal with Amazon Studios. Sea Change Media looks to develop bold, authentic,
shining a light on underrepresented voices and stories, and operating with a
inclusivity and collaboration.
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