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Ben Stiller has admitted that he turned down the opportunity to make Good Will Hunting for what, in retrospect, is a rather silly reason: he didn’t know who Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were. And though he admitted that it doesn't keep him up at night, he does call it one of his biggest regrets.
Fifteen years have passed since Good Will Hunting opened, and to celebrate Boston Magazine spoke with the Damon and Affleck about the movie that—among many other accomplishments—briefly made the Boston accent sexy. Amid the more surprising bits of behind the scenes information the pair shared were a couple of the other directors that had been offered the movie, namely Kevin Smith and Mel Gibson.
It’s a sad day for movie fans. Miramax is officially dead. The Disney owned indie brand has been in trouble for some time now. Truthfully things haven’t been right since the company’s founders, Bob and Havey Weinstein