Ben Affleck and Matt Damon set a excessive customary for themselves after they wrote the 1997 movie Good Will Searching.
The Robin Williams car earned 9 nominations on the Academy Awards, together with Finest Image and Finest Director. And although the large two went to Titanic, the duo from Boston took residence Finest Unique Screenplay, beating out Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Boogie Nights and As Good as It Will get.
However, surprisingly, it wasn’t the excessive expectations that stored Damon and Affleck from working collectively once more. In accordance with Damon, it was merely a matter of planning.
On the New York Metropolis premiere for his or her upcoming movie The Final Duel, Damon advised E! Information’ Victor Cruz that he and Affleck “assumed [writing] could be so time consuming that we might by no means have the ability to do it.”
The Gifted Mr. Ripley actor defined that between his household and Affleck’s they thought they’d “by no means discover the time” to put in writing one other script like Good Will Searching. However, they realized, “If we simply work throughout hours that we might simply carve out, we might get quite a bit completed.”