Ben Affleck and Matt Damon haven’t labored collectively on a mission since 1997’s “Good Will Hunting” – and whereas followers could also be left scratching their heads as to why, Damon mentioned he isn’t as shocked at the uncommon prevalence.

Damon, 50, spoke to E! News at the New York City premiere for their upcoming movie “The Last Duel,” and revealed that he and Affleck “assumed [writing] would be so time-consuming that we’d never be able to do it.”

The actor went on to elucidate that the performing pair simply figured they’d “never find the time” to jot down one other script like “Good Will Hunting” however finally got here to the realization that “If we just work during hours that we could easily carve out, we could get a lot done.”

Damon ended up revealing that he and Affleck “wrote it faster than we thought we would.”

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Actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are working collectively on a film for the first time since ‘Good Will Hunting’ in 1997.
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Affleck additionally chimed in on the rapport he’s been in a position to develop with Damon over the course of their lives.

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“I grew up with this guy, I’ve known him forever. We’re from the same world and place, and stayed close and I often think about people who come into this business and there’s some challenges that get thrown at you,” Affleck defined. “And having somebody to go through it with me and bounce stuff off of has been really helpful.”

“You’re lucky if you get to do the job you love and luckier if it’s with people that you love,” he added.

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Back in August, Damon opened up about his pal’s romance with Jennifer Lopez and mentioned he has excessive hopes for the former exes who managed to search out their approach again to one another.

“Oh man, no one’s pulling harder than I am,” Damon mentioned on “The Carlos Watson Show,” in accordance with People magazine.

“They’re both great,” he added. “I just want for their happiness. They seem pretty happy right now.”

Affleck and Lopez beforehand dated from 2002 till 2004 after they broke off their engagement. The two rekindled their romance earlier this 12 months.