Ben Affleck, Matt Damon to script and star in Ridley Scott's The Last Duel

Updated: Jul 23, 2019, 17:43 IST | ANI |

This is not the first time the two actors will star in the same film. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck featured in 1997's Good Will Hunting, which ended up becoming a blockbuster.

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are all set to share the same screen space for the upcoming Ridley Scott film The Last Duel. Hollywood stars Damon and Affleck, who have co-scripted the film along with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nicole Holofcener, will also produce the upcoming project, Variety reported.

Set in 14th century France, the plot of the film follows a man who goes to war and returns home to discover that his friend has raped his wife while he was away. When no one believes the woman, the soldier appeals to the king of France to let him fight his friend in a duel to the death. The fight ends up becoming the last legally sanctioned duel in France.

This is not the first time the two actors will star in the same film. Damon and Affleck featured in 1997's Good Will Hunting, which ended up becoming a blockbuster and even won them the Oscar for original screenplay. The two also starred in Dogma.

Also read: Kevin Smith opens up about reuniting with Ben Affleck after fallout

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