Ben Affleck is set to come back as a director of “The Big Goodbye”. He is going to make this movie for Paramount Pictures. The film will be a modern adaptation of the book “The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood” by Sam Wasson published on 4 February. The book tells about the making of Chinatown, a 1974 movie. Roman Polanski is the director and the movie stars Faye Dunaway and Jack Nicholson.
About The Big Goodbye
Ben Affleck will work with Lorne Michaels to produce The Big Goodbye. Lorne is the one who brought the project to Paramount Pictures after snagging the rights to the book. The movie will be penned by Ben Affleck only. The plot of the movie will follow what is given in the book. The book details the behind-the-scenes story of Chinatown. Ben Affleck is sitting on the director’s chair after four years with this project.’
The film is a big project for both the Paramount studio and Affleck. The project will have top-notch actors. It is unclear whether Ben will be seen acting in the movie or not. Affleck directed Live By Night which is one of the most anticipated blockbusters. The movie received mixed reviews from critics. Ben Affleck’s acting has been appreciated by everyone in The Way Back. Now, he is returning as a director.
The love of Ben for film history has made him do this project. For the past four years, Ben has only focused on his acting but finally a movie directed by him will be on screens. Ben will also appear in Deep Water and is going to begin the shoot for The Last Duel. Chinatown has been nominated for Oscar for eleven times and is also the winner of a trophy in 1975 for the Best Screenplay. The trophy went to Robert Towne, the screenwriter.
Nicholson And Dunaway To Return For The Big Goodbye
It is being guessed that both Nicholson and Dunaway will also appear in Affleck’s The Big Goodbye. If this happens, it is going to attract the interest of audiences. We will have to wait for some time to get some more details on the project.