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BEN AFFLECK BRINGS ‘THE TOWN’ TO HIS HOMETOWN OF BOSTON

Posted in Ben Affleck, Blake Lively, Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Matt Damon, Rebecca Hall on September 15, 2010 by fadedblog

The cast of The Town stepped out in full force on Tuesday (September 14) for the star-studded Boston premiere at Fenway Park.

Chris Cooper, Rebecca Hall, John Hamm, Jeremy Rennerk, Blake Lively and director Ben Affleck were all on hand as they graced the red carpet ahead of the debut of their Charlestown-based crime thriller.

While working the press line, Ben told reporters: “This moment right now, being here at Fenway Park, getting to the finish line and bringing this movie to Fenway where I used to sit under the Ford sign with my dad in the bleachers, has to be the highlight of my career.”

Snacking on free popcorn, peanuts and beer, some nearly 2000 locals filled the grandstand seats to watch the movie’s premiere on a giant screen set up along the base path.

“I want you to know that I love Boston,” Ben told moviegoers. “This movie is from somebody who cares about this place, grew up here and that means a lot.”

Also in attendance? Ben’s BFF Matt Damon — though he didn’t speak to the press.

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BEN AFFLECK PREMIERES ‘THE TOWN’ DURING THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

Posted in Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Rebecca Hall on September 8, 2010 by fadedblog

The glamour was on overdrive as Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm and Jeremy Renner attended the premiere of The Town at the Palazzo del Cinema in Venice today (September 8 ) during the 67th Venice International Film Festival.

The fashionable foursome had the international press going wild as they descended down the red carpet together ahead of the debut of their highly-anticipated Boston-set crime thriller.

Boston was also the setting for Ben’s Oscar-winning Good Will Hunting, which he co-wrote and starred in, and Gone Baby Gone, also written and directed by Ben and starring his younger brother Casey.

The plot involves a gang of bank robbers from the Boston neighbourhood of Charleston, notorious for producing more bank and armored car robbers than anywhere else in the United States.

So far, the film is a high point for the Venice film festival, which has had less star power this year than in previous events. The festival’s top Golden Lion award will be handed out at its closing ceremony on Saturday.