The Good Will Hunting bros will produce, through their Pearl Street banner, a drama starring Ben’s actual bro Casey. Race to the South Pole is a true tale of dueling explorers in the early twentieth century. Damon and Affleck have produced next to no high-profile projects in their time as busy showbiz fellows. At least Ben must have some kind of filmic insight — he’s directed The Town and the upcoming Argo, and has locked down the adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand.
LAS VEGAS - JULY 02: Actors Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon arrive at the Ante Up for Africa celebrity poker tournament at the Rio Hotel & Casino July 2, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Proceeds from the event will benefit survivors of the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ben Affleck;Matt Damon Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images