Ben Affleck is teaming up with poverty awareness group Live Below the Line to live on just $1.50 (94 pence) a day next week (beg29Apr13).

The star and director of Argo will keep all his food and drink costs below the figure to raise money for The Global Poverty Project.

Actress Sophia Bush and singer Josh Groban have also accepted the challenge.

Those participating are expected to detail their experiences on