Many know Ben Affleck for his facet as an actor or for being the new husband of Jennifer Lopez but not everyone remembers that the actor is also a director and in 2023 he wants to return to his directing roles within the film world with a film that involves one of the greatest athletes of all time. We speak nothing more and nothing less than the very Michael Jordanthe absolute star of the Chicago Bulls.
Michael Jordan He was a 6-time champion with the Chicago Bulls and is recognized for his skills when it comes to playing basketball. In his person a series of elements were grouped that accompanied the greatness of his name and one of them is the famous Nike Air, the distinctive shoes that Nike launched in collaboration with the player many years ago and that to this day continue to being a tennis model that is all the rage in the market due to its link with the player and its design. Ben Affleck in this film he seeks to portray this story and for them the husband of Jennifer Lopez He must have talked a bit with the player.
In this film Ben Affleck in the role of director seeks to portray the relationship between Michael Jordan and one of the men belonging to the Nike brand at the time, Sonny Vaccaro, who was the one who convinced the player that the collaboration would go ahead. the husband of Jennifer Lopez talked with Michael Jordan and after being consulted about his meeting with the player, these were some of the statements he let the media know about this first interview to talk about the film.
“I received the script and then I had the opportunity to talk to him again. Michael. Michael Jordanfor those who do not know him, he is one of the most intimidating and impressive men you will see in your life”, were the opening words of the husband of Jennifer Lopez. From these statements, many media managed to deduce the deep respect that Ben Affleck he possesses for the player and the nervousness that was generated by being in a one-on-one with the best basketball player of all time to make his movie.
“He told me about his father. And then he told me about his mother. It was the first time I saw an expression on her face. It was a look of reverence, wonder, love, gratitude, and innocence. She said: ‘None of this would have happened without my mother.’ I asked him: ‘Who would you like to play your mother?’, and he replied: ‘Well, it has to be Viola Davis,’” commented the husband of Jennifer Lopez about his encounter with the player. Ben Affleck said that the suggestion of Michael Jordan on the interpretation of Viola Davis he was blunt, if not almost an imposition; this made affleck He worked hard to get Davis, one of the most acclaimed actresses of these times. Apparently Ben Affleck He could have a hit film on his hands for sports fans and for this reason he wants to make sure everything is perfect when it comes to shooting the movie.