Ben Affleck hits Replay?

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Ben Affleck co-wrote, directed and stars in this 2010 crime thriller adapted from the Chuck Hogan novel "Prince of Thieves". In addition to Affleck's role, Jeremy Renner, Blake Lively, Jon Hamm, Rebecca Hall, Pete Postlethwaite and Chris Cooper make up an excellent supporting cast. The movie is set in the working-class neighborhood of Charlestown in Boston. Doug MacRay (Affleck), his childhood best friend (Renner) and two of their longtime pals rob banks for a living, though Doug is thinking about getting out. Then he falls for the branch manager (Hall) of a building they just hit. As the FBI closes in, Doug is forced to make some life-altering decisions.
October 20th, 2010

Ben Affleck is in negotiations to star in and direct 'Replay'.

The 'Town' actor is in discussions with Warner Bros. studios to work on an adaptation of the 1989 novel by Ken Grimwood, which tells the tale of a 43-year-old journalist who dies and wakes up as his 18-year-old self.

His time jump leads him to relive his life in a completely different way as he can still remember the memories of his older-self.

Jason Smilovic has scripted the adaptation, which has been in the running for 20 years.

It is not known what role 38-year-old Affleck will play in the movie, which will be produced by Lee Rich and Elaine Goldsmith Thomas.

Some final work is needed on the script is needed, reports.

Affleck has had a number of directing propositions aimed at him since the success of bank robbery drama 'The Town', which has gained $107.4 million worldwide.

However, he has yet to decide on any one movie to work on, with only an untitled Terrence Malick project on the cards.