It looks like another filmmaker will benefit from the fact that Matt Damon's schedule has been loaded with various projects in recent years. About five years ago, Warner Bros. acquired Matthew Aldrich's script application for Father Daughter Time: A Tale of Armed Robbery and Eskimo Kisses and planned to seat Damon b>in the tape director's chair. However, according to the site Deadline , Matt has completely abandoned this venture, and will be replaced by Gavin O'Connor - the director of "Warrior" and released in the fall thriller "Reckoning".|
It is noteworthy that this is not the first time that Damon has left winning projects. Once he changed his mind about directing the filming of the drama "Manchester by the Sea", and was replaced by Kenneth Lonergan, who eventually received a nomination for a Golden Globe . After Damon wanted to play the lead role in the film, but gave it up to Casey Affleck, to whom she won the Hollywood Foreign Press Association award. In his speech at the ceremony, the actor even thanked his colleague for the opportunity.
According to O'Connor , this time Damon just needs to take a break, since Matt has been filming almost non-stop for the past few years. At the same time, he remains the producer of a new tape, according to the plot of which a man goes on the run with his daughter, his accomplice in a whole series of crimes committed in three states.
In addition to a new project on father-daughter relationship, O'Connor has plans to work on the Green Hornet reboot and the military thriller Atlantic Wall starring Bradley Cooper.
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