Ben Affleck & Matt Damon: Reuniting for Whitey Bulger Film

Posted Monday October 24, 2011 3:08 PM GMT

Teaming up their talents for the first time since "Good Will Hunting," Ben Affleck is set to work alongside best friend Matt Damon in a project about New England’s most notorious gangster, Whitey Bulger.

Ben, who is looking to direct the Warner Bros. flick, will also take on co-starring and producing duties with Matt, who reported to play Bugler himself.

Additionally, Casey Affleck is also expected to play a part in the movie, however, what role he will helm is still unknown.

Excited over joining forces with his long-time pal once again, Affleck told press, “Matt and I have been looking for something to do together for some time. We’ve heard about Whitey Bulger since we were kids, and we are excited by the prospect of putting it on screen.”

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