Matt Damon to Direct New Film He Co-wrote With John Krasinski

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Oct. 20 2011, Published 5:42 a.m. ET

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Matt Damon and John Krasinski are teaming up for a new Warner Bros. drama and they're juggling multiple hats for the project.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Matt is set to direct the untitled film, which is reported to be about a salesman whose life changes when he arrives at a small town.

John reportedly came up with the script idea with author Dave Eggers. He then pitched it to Matt for them to co-write and star in.

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And it really is a team effort!

The film will be produced under John's Sunday Night banner along with Matt and Chris Moore.

Are you excited to see Matt and John work and star together in this new film?

Matt co-wrote Good Will Hunting with Ben Affleck in 1997. Do you think Matt and John will have as much success as co-writers?


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