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Ben Affleck flashes a big grin while biking on the New Orleans set of erotic thriller Deep Water

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Ben Affleck flashed a big grin while biking on the New Orleans set of New Regency’s erotic thriller Deep Water on Friday.

The newly-sober 47-year-old – who plays Vic Van Allen – layered up in black and grey athleisure attire selected by costume coordinator Ashley Keel.

Oscar-nominated director Adrian Lyne’s adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s 1957 novel centers on a wealthy man suspected of murdering his wife Melinda’s lovers.  

Good spirits: Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Ben Affleck flashed a big grin while biking on the New Orleans set of New Regency's erotic thriller Deep Water on Friday

Good spirits: Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Ben Affleck flashed a big grin while biking on the New Orleans set of New Regency’s erotic thriller Deep Water on Friday

The 78-year-old Englishman previously helmed similar movies like Fatal Attraction, 9½ Weeks, Flashdance, Indecent Proposal, Jacob’s Ladder and Unfaithful.

Get Out alum and stand-up comedian Lil Rel Howery revealed on Friday via Insta-story that he arrived in Louisiana to film a mystery role.

On Thursday, Affleck remarked to Louisiana State University student Noah Blackwell on location: ‘There’s a lot of crazy, weird people out there.’

The day before, Ben and his onscreen wife, played by Knives Out actress Ana de Armas, filmed a scene where they watched their onscreen daughter (Victoria Paige Watkins) play soccer.  

Large crew: The newly-sober 47-year-old - who plays Vic Van Allen - layered up in black and grey athleisure attire selected by costume coordinator Ashley Keel

Large crew: The newly-sober 47-year-old – who plays Vic Van Allen – layered up in black and grey athleisure attire selected by costume coordinator Ashley Keel

Guilty? Oscar-nominated director Adrian Lyne's adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1957 novel centers on a wealthy man suspected of murdering his wife Melinda's lovers

Guilty? Oscar-nominated director Adrian Lyne’s adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s 1957 novel centers on a wealthy man suspected of murdering his wife Melinda’s lovers

Maestro: The 78-year-old Englishman previously helmed similar movies like Fatal Attraction, 9½ Weeks, Flashdance, Indecent Proposal, Jacob's Ladder and Unfaithful

Maestro: The 78-year-old Englishman previously helmed similar movies like Fatal Attraction, 9½ Weeks, Flashdance, Indecent Proposal, Jacob’s Ladder and Unfaithful

Get Out alum and stand-up comedian Lil Rel Howery revealed on Friday via Insta-story that he arrived in Louisiana to film a mystery role

'Headed to New Orleans to start this project and I’m really excited... #DeepWater #MovieMoves'

‘I’m really excited!’ Get Out alum and stand-up comedian Lil Rel Howery revealed on Friday via Insta-story that he arrived in Louisiana to film a mystery role

Deep Water will also feature Tracy Letts, Jacob Elordi, Dash Mihok, Rachel Blanchard, Kristen Connolly, and Jade Fernandez.

But first, audiences can catch the Berkeley-born, Cambridge-raised actor playing alcoholic high school basketball coach Jack Cunningham in Gavin O’Connor’s drama The Way Back.

The Jay and Silent Bob Reboot funnyman is particularly ‘proud of this’ Warner Bros. flick, which hits US theaters March 6 and UK theaters March 13.

This might be due to the fact that Ben just fell off the wagon with two of his destructive addictions – alcohol and gambling – during a wild night out on October 27. 

On Thursday, Affleck remarked to Louisiana State University student Noah Blackwell (L) on location: 'There's a lot of crazy, weird people out there'

On Thursday, Affleck remarked to Louisiana State University student Noah Blackwell (L) on location: ‘There’s a lot of crazy, weird people out there’

Chemistry: The day before, Ben and his onscreen wife, played by Ana de Armas (R), filmed a scene where they watched their onscreen daughter (Victoria Paige Watkins) play soccer

Chemistry: The day before, Ben and his onscreen wife, played by Ana de Armas (R), filmed a scene where they watched their onscreen daughter (Victoria Paige Watkins) play soccer

Affleck struggled to walk out of the UNICEF Masquerade Ball in West Hollywood alongside singer Katie Cherry before winning $1,500 at Commerce Casino around 1AM.

‘Well you know it happens,’ the Triple Frontier action star admitted to TMZ the next morning. ‘It’s a slip but I’m not going to let it derail me.’

The three-time Golden Globe winner and his ex-wife Jennifer Garner will likely reunite to celebrate the 14th birthday of their eldest child, daughter Violet, on December 1.

Ben and the 47-year-old Golden Globe winner – whose divorce was finalized 13 months ago – are also parents to 10-year-old daughter Seraphina and seven-year-old son Samuel.

Hitting US theaters March 6 and UK theaters March 13! But first, audiences can catch the Berkeley-born, Cambridge-raised actor playing alcoholic high school basketball coach Jack Cunningham in Gavin O'Connor's drama The Way Back

Hitting US theaters March 6 and UK theaters March 13! But first, audiences can catch the Berkeley-born, Cambridge-raised actor playing alcoholic high school basketball coach Jack Cunningham in Gavin O’Connor’s drama The Way Back

'It's a slip but I'm not going to let it derail me': The Jay and Silent Bob Reboot funnyman is particularly 'proud of this' film having just fell off the wagon with two of his destructive addictions - alcohol and gambling - during a wild night out on October 27

‘It’s a slip but I’m not going to let it derail me’: The Jay and Silent Bob Reboot funnyman is particularly ‘proud of this’ film having just fell off the wagon with two of his destructive addictions – alcohol and gambling – during a wild night out on October 27

Amicable exes: Ben and his ex-wife Jennifer Garner (2-R) will likely reunite to celebrate the 14th birthday of their eldest child, daughter Violet (L), on December 1 (pictured June 30)

Amicable exes: Ben and his ex-wife Jennifer Garner (2-R) will likely reunite to celebrate the 14th birthday of their eldest child, daughter Violet (L), on December 1 (pictured June 30)


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