Casey Affleck Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


30th January 2017

Quote: "I was sort of just curious as to what I was supposed to be thanking him for. Maybe he thought he was involved in the movie, but he wasn’t. There’s a lot of things to thank Ben for, but standing at the Golden Globes was not the moment to do it since he wasn’t involved in the movie." Casey Affleck jokes about his brother's acceptance speech snub at the Golden Globe Awards earlier this month (Jan17). Ben had teased his sibling for not mentioning him.


9th January 2017

Quote: "It's a little bit of a bummer to have to come here and be on camera and have my picture taken. I'm in the middle of doing a movie and I have this, like, beard and this ponytail which some guys can pull off, but I really don't feel like I'm pulling off... I feel like I've got, like, chicken pox on the day of my wedding." Casey Affleck doesn't like his hirsute awards season look.


5th January 2017

Quote: "First, you have to see my film. If it's sold out, which it might be, go see Ben's - it won’t be sold out, but it’s still very good." Casey Affleck is confident his movie Manchester By the Sea will be a bigger hit than his brother Ben's Live By Night.


6th January 2015

Fact: Actor Casey Affleck has been cast as pal Matt Damon's replacement in Manchester-By-The-Sea. The Bourne Identity star was cast in the film last year (14), but is now unable to take on the role.


9th May 2014

Fact: Actor Casey Affleck has been cast as American explorer Meriwether Lewis in new Tv mini-series Lewis And Clark. The six-hour show will be based on Stephen E. Ambrose's book Undaunted Courage and will centre on the journey Lewis and William Clark took on the orders of U.S. President Thomas Jefferson to deliver a message of sovereignty to the Native Americans in 1803. Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt and Edward Norton will serve as executive producers on the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter.


22nd November 2013

Fact: Actor Casey Affleck trained with former heavyweight and U.S. Olympic boxer John Bray in a bid to get into shape for his new movie Out Of The Furnace.


24th June 2013

Quote: "He's taking humility lessons. (It was) bad enough before, but now we're all trying to teach the guy how to be humble and affable, but we're finding it difficult." Casey Affleck jokes about how his actor/director brother Ben Affleck is dealing with his success after winning a Best Picture Oscar for his film Argo.


6th September 2010

Quote: "When I watched the movie, I am not repulsed by him and I feel for him and I understand him better than I did at beginning of the movie. I have a lot of love for him." Casey Affleck on making I'm Still Here with eccentric brother-in-law Joaquin Phoenix. The odd documentary about the actor's bid to become a hip-hop star premiered at the Venice Film Festival in Italy on Monday (06Sep10).


4th February 2008

Quote: "I feel the awards are one thing, but they can call people on the phone and let them know and it would be the same thing." Oscar nominee Casey Affleck doesn't seem to care if the Academy Awards take place or not amid the ongoing Hollywood writers strike.


17th January 2008

Quote: "I fell in love with the movies when I was a kid in the '80s with films like TEEN WOLF. Ben was always a fan of Lawrence Of Arabia, which always sounded like a snooze to me. But then I saw it and, of course, it was an amazing movie." Casey Affleck recalls he and his older brother BEN fell in love with different types of films growing up.


16th January 2008

Quote: "A-minus. Nah, I couldn't grade it. I was really proud of him." Actor Casey Affleck marks his experience working with big brother BEN in the DAREDEVIL star's directorial debut, GONE BABY GONE.


30th November 2007

Quote: "My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays and eat tree bark." Casey Affleck on the unerring support of his family.


18th October 2007

Quote: "Somebody asked me to describe my character's relationship to Jesse Jackson. They're a little confused." Casey Affleck was uncertain how to respond to one reporter's question about his role in THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES.


16th August 2007

Quote: "I feel lucky to direct the movie where he shows how good he is in a way no one has seen until now. Someone was bound to do it. I just got there first." Ben Affleck can't wait for audiences to see his upcoming directorial debut GONE BABY GONE - because it contains his brother Casey Affleck's best performance.


15th August 2007

Quote: "Ben has been trying to direct me my whole life, but this was the first time he actually gave me any half-decent direction." Casey Affleck describes working for his older brother, actor-turned-director Ben Affleck, on upcoming movie GONE BABY GONE.


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