Ben Affleck shut down production on blockbuster movie for days over a HAT-ZoomTech News

Ben Affleck shut down production on blockbuster movie for days over a HAT-ZoomTech News


  • Ben Affleck, reportedly halted filming of the thriller ‘Gone Woman’ for days
  • The actor and Boston Pink Sox fan refused to put on a rival New York Yankees hat

Individuals know that baseball fan’s loyalty to their groups runs deep.

A lot so {that a} well-known actor shut down manufacturing on a blockbuster film for days as he refused to put on the opposing groups merchandise.

Hollywood actor and Boston Pink Sox tremendous fan Ben Affleck, reportedly stopped filming for ‘Gone Woman’ for days after being requested to put on a cap from his rival crew, the New York Yankees.

Affleck performed the lead function of Nicholas Dunne within the thriller film, alongside co-star Rosamund Pike who performed his character’s supposedly deceased spouse, the ‘gone lady’ Amy Dunne.

The 2014 film value $61 million to make and made almost $400 million on the field workplace. 

Boston Pink Sox tremendous fan Ben Affleck , reportedly stopped filming for ‘Gone Woman’ for days after being requested to put on a cap from his rival crew, the New York Yankees

Whereas filming the hit film, based mostly off the e-book by Gillian Flynn, Director David Fincher requested Affleck to put on a New York Yankees cap for a scene set in New York airport.

The hat itself was an necessary plot level as his character was making an attempt to keep away from being recognised, so it acted as a disguise.

In keeping with the New York Times, Affleck stated Fincher wished him to put on the hat as a result of he believed it labored greatest for the film.

Nevertheless, the actor was ‘having none of it’ and allegedly advised the director ‘David, I really like you, I’d do something for you however I cannot put on a Yankees hat.

‘I simply can’t. I can’t put on it as a result of it’s going to turn out to be a factor, David. I’ll by no means hear the tip of it. I can’t do it.’ 

It was widely reported that the dispute really shut down manufacturing of the film for 4 complete days earlier than reaching a compromise.

After what Affleck described as ‘a whole lot of shuttle diplomacy, a lot back-and-forth’ it was determined that Affleck was to put on a New York Mets hat as an alternative, which is the one we see within the film.

The actor additionally advised the New York Occasions that it was the one factor the pair clashed over throughout manufacturing and so they really grew to become good pals 

After what Affleck described as 'a lot of shuttle diplomacy, so much back-and-forth' it was decided that Affleck was to wear a New York Mets hat instead, which is the one we see in the movie

After what Affleck described as ‘a whole lot of shuttle diplomacy, a lot back-and-forth’ it was determined that Affleck was to put on a New York Mets hat as an alternative, which is the one we see within the film

Baseball followers praised Affleck for his determination, writing on X (previously generally known as Twitter) ‘a real fan,’ ‘legend’ and ‘good for him’.

One other hardcore supporter stated ‘God bless him. If my grandson was drafted by the Yankees I’d nonetheless not put on that hat’.

Others added ‘My man standing sturdy. I’d by no means put on one both’ and ‘Gotta recognize the dedication to the Pink Sox’.

One fan even stated ‘I like him extra now. A man in lids handed me a Raiders hat to only see what my measurement was and I refused. Some other crew. I am by no means placing that crew on me.’

Another person chimed in with ‘The Mets suck… however that’s essentially the most respectable factor he’s ever finished’.


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