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Ben Affleck joins Dee Rees' 'The Last Thing He Wanted'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Justice League" will co-star Anne

in Netflix's "The Last Thing He Wanted", the big-screen adaptation of Joan Didion's book.

"Mudbound" has been roped in to helm the project and she, along with Marco Villalobos, has adapted the script from Didion's 1996 political thriller.

The film's cast also includes Toby Jones, Rosie Perez, Edi Gathegi, and Mel Rodriguez, the streaming giant said in a statement.

The story follows who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran Contra Affair's arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point.

Rees will also produce alongside The two earlier worked together on "Mudbound". Jamin O'Brien, Wayne Godfrey, Robert Jones, and will produce the film.

The film will mark Affleck's second collaboration with He will next be seen opposite and in the streaming giant's "Triple Frontier".

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 15:20 IST