Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Matt Damon caught at the exciting The Last Duel star studded premiere!
20th Century Studios much awaited magnum opus The Last Duel by acclaimed Director Ridley Scott which is all set to release in Indian Theatres on 22nd October, had a glittering and star studded premiere in New York.
The awesome Lopez and Affleck are back we all know and the power couple “Bennifer” where seen happy at The Last Duel star studded premiere. Both Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were seen having the time of their life at the red carpet, along with other guests Matt Damon, Jodie Comer in attendance.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez aka J.Lo, the American singer, actress, and dancer, now back with Ben Affleck graced the star studded premier of The Last Duel. She reportedly ‘waited’ for Affleck the moment made the fans of Bennifer worldwide touched.
Lopez began appearing as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993. For her first leading role in the 1997 Selena biopic of the same name, Lopez became the first Latin actress to earn over US$1 million for a film. She went on to star in Anaconda (1997) and Out of Sight (1998), and established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood.
Jodie Marie Comer the Killing Eve fame critically acclaimed English actress plays the fearless Marguerite de Carrouges in The Last Duel who stands against the power of men.
Jodie Comer is known for playing Oksana Astankova / Villanelle in the British drama spy thriller Killing Eve (2018–present) that bagged her critical acclaim and resulted in collecting the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress.
From 20th Century Studios and visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott comes The Last Duel a gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality of 14th century France. Based on actual events, the historical epic unravels long-held assumptions about France’s last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two friends turned bitter rivals.
“The Last Duel” stars Oscar winner Matt Damon, two-time Academy Award nominee Adam Driver, Emmy winner Jodie Comer and two-time Oscar winner Ben Affleck. The film is directed by four-time Academy Award nominee Ridley Scott.
The Last Duel is a 2021 historical drama film based on Eric Jager’s book by the same name. The screenplay is by Nicole Holofcener, Ben Affleck, and Matt Damon.
Announcement of the on screen adaptation of Jager's book was first made in 2015.
However, the project was shown the green light by July 2019 after the confirmation of Ben Affleck and Damon as stars and co-writers.
Later, Jodie Comer and Adam Driver joined the filming commenced in France and Ireland from February to October 2020.
The Covid 19 pandemic halted the shoot for several months. Later the remaining portions were shot and the world premiere of The Last Duel was held at the Venice Film Festival on 10 September 2021 and is scheduled to be released in the United States on 15 October 2021, by 20th Century Studios.
The Last Duel was originally scheduled to begin a limited theatrical release on December 25, 2020, before going wide on January 8, 2021. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the release date was delayed to October 15, 2021. It had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September 10, 2021. The film will play exclusively in theaters for 45 days before heading to digital platforms.
The Last Duel is all set to release in Indian Theatres on 22nd October 2021.
Set in 1386 - The Last Duel explores the clash between the power of men, the shortcoming of justice and the overwhelming strength and courage of one woman willing to stand alone in the service of truth.
Based on actual events, the film unravels long-held assumptions about France's last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon) and Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver). Two friends turning foe when Marguerite de Carrouges (Jodie Comer) says she has been raped by her husband's best friend.
Jean de Carrouges - a respected knight praised for his bravery and skill on the battlefield while Jacques Le Gris is a Norman squire whose intelligence and eloquence make him one of the most admired nobles in court.
Marguerite de Carrouges’s courageous step puts her life in danger. Her husband, knight Jean de Carrouges, challenges his friend and squire Jacques Le Gris to trial by combat and a a grueling duel to the death takes place in what is said to be the last legally sanctioned duel in France's history.