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Promised Land premiere

  • The Promised Land premiere was in NY on Tuesday. Photos are at Daily Mail, Gossip Center, Just Jared and Zimbio.

  • Matt will appear in George Clooney's next directorial project called The Monuments Men, which has an all-star cast. Details are at Deadline. The project will film in Europe early next year. Matt talked about signing to the project in an Access Hollywood interview at the premiere.

    Matt Damon is negotiating to join The Monuments Men, the period drama that George Clooney will direct in January in Europe as a co-production between Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox. Damon joins what continues to be shaping up as an amazing cast. Besides Damon and Clooney, the film will star Skyfall‘s Daniel Craig, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, The Artist’s Jean Dujardin, Argo‘s John Goodman, Hugh Bonneville and Bob Balaban. Clooney and Damon did the Ocean’s Eleven movies together and Syriana.

  • Matt's interview on the Today Show is available here. Matt also appeared in another segment on awkward holiday situations and talked backstage about family here. John Krasinski's interview from Today on Monday, where he talked about Matt, is available here. A short clip of Matt impersonating (and praising) Matthew McConaughey on Letterman is available here, and another clip is here.

    Krasinski: "I just drove to his house every weekend. He wins by default with four little girls, and so that's a very busy house that I have to go to him," Krasinski explained of working with the star. "We actually wrote with children climbing all over him, and he was doing bath time and dinner and everything, and we still got it done."

  • More details on the climate change documentary Matt will assist in narrating is available here.

  • Matt discussed Frances McDormand's performance in Promised Land at Variety. Cast notes on the film are available at Yahoo. A photo of Matt and John at a recent Variety screening and Q&A are below. A junket interview with the cast from E! is here. An interview with John on MTV with Joshua Horowitz is previewed in an online photo.

    Matt Damon. John Krasinski. Inappropriate questions. After Hours this Thursday.

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