Ben Affleck and his ex-wife Jennifer Garner last worked together in a film decades ago. The movie was Daredevil. Since then, their careers and personal lives took them in different directions. Affleck has worked on many fascinating projects and married Jennifer Lopez. 

Garner was reportedly not very keen to work with Affleck, as she found him a very slow director. Nevertheless, Ben Affleck later came out and openly commented that he wanted to again team up with Garner in a fresh project. However, Ben Affleck would probably have to run it through with his wife, Jennifer Lopez, first, as the messy situation between the three has already caused a lot of pain and fights.

Ben Affleck Reveals He’d Love to Direct His Ex-Wife Jennifer Garner

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

Ben Affleck is one of the best actors and directors in Hollywood. He is a prominent figure in the film industry. Affleck’s journey from being an actor to a well-established director has been nothing less than a roller coaster ride, and His multi-decade reign as one of the most successful star performers in the industry has won the actor millions of fans worldwide.

But his personal life seems to be a big mess. Garner and Affleck were once the most; happiest and hottest pair in tinsel town. Their undeniable chemistry captured the attention of millions of their fans. In a candid interview, Ben Affleck revealed he would love to direct his former wife in a movie. 

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When asked if he would be interested in directing a female-led film, the actor said,

“I would love to, are you kidding me? I think that would be great. I’ve often said that I want to direct a movie that Jennifer was in because I think she’s so great and she could do something really cool.”

Ben Affleck’s long battle with alcoholism and depression has hurt his career, but he credits his ex-wife Jennifer Garner for inspiring him to do better. In an interview, The Way Back movie star revealed,

“Getting to know Jennifer, falling in love with her, and being connected with her gave me a foundation to reach out and say, okay, I’m going to do Hollywoodland. I’m going to direct Gone Baby Gone. Those were the steps forward I needed to put positive stuff on the board.”

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner also shared her opinion about working with his former husband Ben Affleck. The Catch Me If You Can actress said,

“I don’t want to because he is not the world’s fastest director, and I like to get in and do my work and go home and put the kids to bed. I’m afraid there would be this moment where I would say, ok. You’ve got it. I promise you it is in the can. I’ve got to go home. But you know, life is long, and I never say never. I think Ben is brilliant at what he does. I am so happy for him and proud of him.”

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner first met on the set of the American romantic war drama film Pearl Harbor but it was their second film Daredevil in which they co-starred together and became good friends, and their friendship turned into a love affair. Affleck and Garner tied the knot in 2005 and announced their separation in 2017. The former pair shares three children: daughters, Violet Anne and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth and son Samuel Garner.

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A Brief Note On Ben Affleck’s Acting Career

Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck is a juggernaut whose acting skills are unparalleled. Affleck has an impressive filmography record, which includes blockbuster films like Jay and Silent Bob Reboot, Going All the Way, The Third Wheel, Man About Town, The Dark End of the Street, and Triple Frontier. The actor found his acting passion as a child and started his journey with his debut in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi in 1984.

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The Hollywood superstar still has a lot to contribute to the film industry. Affleck has received many accolades for his critically acclaimed movies. He is a true Hollywood multi-hyphenate the industry needs in the long run. Ben Affleck is currently married to singer Jennifer Lopez.

Source: People magazine

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