Ensemble 'Argo' Cast Getting More Kudos
By DAVID WEINER
December 05, 2012
Ben Affleck's nail-biting '70s Iran hostage tale Argo is a box office hit and gathering steam as it heads into awards season. Ben and his players first received The Hollywood Ensemble Acting Award at The Hollywood Film Awards Gala Ceremony back in October, and now the cast is set to be honored with the Ensemble Performance Award at this year's Palm Springs Film Festival on January 5th.
Watch the video to catch the new, behind-the-scenes Argo featurette which contains new interviews with Ben, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston and more.
In theaters now, Argo finds Ben directing and starring as a CIA "exfiltration" specialist who comes up with an audacious plan to get the six Americans safely out of the country in the midst of the 1979 Iranian revolution and hostage crisis: Devise a fake Hollywood sci-fi movie called Argo as a cover to allow a rescue team to get in behind enemy lines to pull it off. Based on a true story, the plan was so incredible, it could only happen in the movies...