Matt Damon Gets Directorial Debut in Drama Co-Written by John Krasinski


Matt Damon Gets Directorial Debut in Drama Co-Written by John Krasinski


The 'True Grit' actor will also produce and star in the untitled drama about a salesman who comes to a small town only to find his life change.

Matt Damon has landed a new movie project that will likely mark his directorial debut. The "True Grit" actor has signed on to direct an untitled drama, which screenplay he co-wrote with "Monsters vs. Aliens" actor John Krasinski.

The drama is reportedly set in the vein of 2000's legal drama "Erin Brockovich", that brings Julia Roberts to win the Oscar for Best Actress. The plot focuses on a salesman, played by Damon, who comes to a small town where his life changes. The idea of the story is developed by Krasinski and author Dave Eggers.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Krasinski will also star in the movie, which production is expected to begin this Spring. In addition to serving behind the lens and taking on the lead role, Damon will serve as the producer along with Chris Moore. The untitled Matt Damon/John Krasinski drama is moving forward at Warner Bros. Pictures and will be produced under Krasinski's banner, Sunday Night.

Last year, Damon was attached to direct "Father Daughter Time: A Tale of Armed Robbery and Eskimo Kisses", a crime drama written by Matthew Aldrich. While it's still unclear which project is set to begin first, multiple insiders reveal that Damon will likely make his directorial debut through the Krasinski project.

© AceShowbiz.com


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