First photo of Ben Affleck’s ‘Argo’

Ben Affleck was, at one time, in the runnings to direct the new ‘Man of Steel’ picture. Seriously! Instead he decided he wanted to go in another direction and chose to direct this movie he’s been working on called ‘Argo’ which is based on the true story of…

…Joshuah Berman’s article about the incident by writer Chris Terrio Argo follows CIA ‘exfiltration’ specialist Tony Mendez (Affleck) in November 1974 as he’s informed of the situation. You see, militants have stormed the US embassy and taken 52 Americans hostage. Six have escaped and are finding refuge with the Canadian ambassador, but they need to leave the country pronto. So Mendez cooks up an idea to have them listed as members of a location scouting team for a sci-fi movie. Which will require the US government to create a fictional production…

Source: Empire

That’s pretty heavy and will be one of those decisions I’m sure a man would look back upon depending on the box office of these movies. I really would have liked to see what he could have done with Superman, if just out of curiosity, but I’m still really looking forward to this next movie and the photo above showcases a really different look for Affleck. Dude can switch skins when needed and that’s a good thing. I’m really curious about this movie based on the premise and definitely want to review Affleck’s latest directorial effort to see if there’s any growth, consistency, and all the other good stuff.

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