Ben Affleck Wouldn't Work With Wife
Ben Affleck would not want to work with his actress wife Jennifer Garner because he doesn't think cinemagoers could forget their relationship while watching the film.
Ben Affleck would never work with Jennifer Garner.
The 38-year-old actor - who starred alongside former girlfriend Jennifer Lopez in the critically-panned movie 'Gigli' in 2003 - admits he would not want to work with his wife on a film project because it "distracts" from the storyline.
He said: "Jen is a great actress. I would be profoundly lucky to work with her. But something tells me that people don't want to see real-life couples together at the movies.
"I think audiences have a hard time suspending disbelief. They already know a whole bunch of things about the relationship you have with the other person and if you try and thrust you and another person into a fictional relationship. I think it is distracting."
Ben has previously worked with Jennifer, 38, on 2003 superhero movie 'Daredevil', but that was prior to their relationship.
Despite his worries about a working relationship with his spouse, he has praised Blake Lively - his co-star on new action thriller 'The Town' - claiming she is "really committed".
He told Time magazine: "Blake was really good, she really good that that was the idea, she really committed to it and the idea was to make it not cheap or tawdry."