Ben Affleck, 48, looks surprisingly youthful playing a game of softball with George Clooney on the Boston set of the upcoming movie The Tender Bar
Ben Affleck and George Clooney were filmed on a baseball field in Boston on Wednesday.
The 48-year-old actor seemed to be returning to his younger days when he entered the outfield while the 59-year-old director hit a few balls at his leading man.
The two are currently working hard on the main photography of The Tender Bar, the From Dusk Till Dawn star’s eighth direction.
Sporty and spicy: Ben Affleck looked particularly youthful playing a game of softball with George Clooney on The Tender Bar’s Boston set on Wednesday
Appropriate Attire: Affleck was dressed in an orange uniform shirt with a picture for his team’s bar. The actor paired his top with a set of black shorts and socks
Affleck looked thrilled as he wore an orange shirt with an image for The Dickens, which will serve as the center bar of the upcoming movie.
The Gone Girl star also stayed comfortable in black shorts, knee-high socks and a pair of Puma sneakers.
He also put on vintage sunglasses for some of the day’s shooting.
Shades on: He also put on vintage sunglasses for some of the day’s shoots
Solid cast: Other performers to appear in the upcoming feature film include Tye Sheridan, Christopher Lloyd and Lily Rabe
Slim Man: Affleck appears to have dropped out of the role, as he has a slimmer frame than in previous films
Camera ready: The Oscar-winning star of Good Will Hunting and Argo was seen on the field as well as in conversation with other castmates
Affleck seems to have dropped out of the role as he has a slimmer frame than in previous films.
The Oscar-winning star of Good Will Hunting and Argo was seen on the field as well as in conversation with other castmates.
Clooney kept it casual on the movie set while wearing blue jeans and white Adidas sneakers under a dark gray zippered sweater.
Take it easy: The From Dusk Till Dawn star wore a zip-up jacket and blue jeans while working on the upcoming movie
Don’t Take Chances: Clooney wore a white face cover while interacting with other cast and crew members
He’s in good form: the ER veteran pointed his foot just in front of the swing
Source material: The Tender Bar is based on JR Moehringer’s 2005 memoirs of the same name. Project development began in 2013 with Theodore Melfi originally linked to direct the film
Make contact: The father of two hit the ball with a hard swing with all his might
The Ocean’s Eleven star was also seen with a white face covering walking up to the plate.
The Tender Bar is based on the 2005 memoir of the same name by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer JR Moehringer.
The story follows the author during his early years in New York City as he searches for his father as he grows closer to his uncle and a group of locals at a nearby bar.
Other artists involved in the project include Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe and Christopher Lloyd.
Development of The Tender Bar began in 2013 with Hidden Figures director Theodore Melfi directing the film, although he later left the project.
He was focused: lawyer Amal Clooney’s husband played with the ball for a while because he had a mask on all the time
Casual Clooney: The GQ cover star wore a gray zip-up jacket and was worn in jeans with sneakers
After several years of difficulties, Amazon Studios acquired the rights to the project in July 2020, and it was confirmed in December of that year that Clooney would spearhead the feature.
Affleck’s casting was confirmed in February, while much of the rest of the cast was added last month.
Clooney and the lead actor of The Tender Bar previously collaborated on the 2012 film Argo, which featured the Leatherheads director as producer.
The main photography of the upcoming project began earlier this year at various locations in and around Boston.
The upcoming movie does not currently have a set release date.
Former Collaborators: Affleck and Clooney previously worked on the 2012 film Argo, which produced the Ocean’s Eleven star
Future release: The Tender Bar began filming in various locations in Boston earlier this year and currently has no set release date