Ben Affleck May Direct Political Film

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Ben Affleck is shopping around for new scripts, according to Deadline.  After the success of The Town, which he directed and starred in, Affleck is looking for a new project.

Reports say, he has his sights set on Eric Warren Singer's American Bulls**t.  According to film executive Franklin Leonard, the script was on the 2010 blacklist for most liked screenplays. 

The film is reportedly based on the true story of Abscam, the FBI's undercover sting operation of Congress to uncover corruption under the world's greatest con man.

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Affleck was also considering directing Replay based on Ken Grimwood's novel.

He's also involved with the script for The Trade about the wife-scandal involving some New York Yankee pitchers.

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Ben Affleck got his start with Matt Damon for their involvement in Good Will Hunting. Since then Affleck has gone on to star in many big budget movies including Pearl Harbor and Armageddon. Ben is married to Jennifer Garner.

Whil his acting career may have his a snag, Affleck was behind the camera for Gone Baby Gone, an impressive, gritty drama that starred his brother.

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