Follow us on Google Plus   Subscribe our youtube channel   Subscibe to our pinterest board   Subscribe RSS feeds  
Register   
Set Language Preferences
Affleck visited CIA for 'Argo' research
Advertisement

Affleck visited CIA for 'Argo' research
IANS  [ Fri, Feb 22, 2013 ]
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Actor-director Ben Affleck visited Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as part of his research for his Oscar-nominated film "Argo".

The 40-year-old undertook extensive investigations for the film, which follows the real-life story of US diplomats, who were taken hostage in Iran in 1979. He wanted to ensure his dramatisation remained accurate to true accounts.

"I really liked the idea that it was a true story. I did a ton of reading and a ton of interviewing. I went to the CIA, I read all the books," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Affleck as saying.

"I spent time with (CIA agent)Tony Mendez and for the first-person accounts of this, then I did a lot of researching with hostages," he added.




Advertisement
Advertisement
Movie Reviews  More »
Dunkirk Review Dunkirk
Director: Christopher Nolan
Review
Spider-Man: Homecoming Review Spider-Man: Homecoming
Director: Jon Watts
Review
Despicable Me 3 Review Despicable Me 3
Director: Pierre Coffin,Kyle Balda
Review
The Mummy Review The Mummy
Director: Alex Kurtzman
Review
Advertisement
Advertisement