Ben Affleck's movie with his ex-girlfriend Ana de Armas has been pulled without warning. Radar is told the team behind the promotion of the film was not given a reason for the unexpected yank after they spent weeks strategizing their reunion.
According to our insiders, Disney had been gearing up for the former pair's big moment back together and was excited for the free publicity their past relationship would bring. We've learned the people behind-the-scenes have "no idea" what happened to Deep Water's January 14 premiere date.
We're told the next move will most likely be shopping it around to streaming sites like Hulu, Netflix, etc.
Radar told you first — Affleck and de Armas were being prepped for a massive press tour. Sources said they were planning on doing interviews, press junkets, and more together to hype up the movie.
The two play husband and wife in the psychological thriller, which was shot in 2019, and we're told their chemistry was electric on the screen.
Insiders told us their heated love scenes were a major cause of concern if Affleck's girlfriend Jennifer Lopez planned on supporting him at the events. We learned those planning the PR tour were also thinking about the tricky situation with J. Lo and de Armas being under one roof.
Affleck and de Armas play husband and wife in the movie. It's about a successful husband who allows his wife to have affairs in order to avoid divorce.
When her lovers go missing, he becomes the prime suspect.
The former couple began dating shortly after meeting on the Deep Water movie set. Affleck and de Armas weren't trying to hide their romance either, despite their 16-year age gap.
Affleck, 49, and the Bond girl, 33, were spotted all over Los Angeles looking happy in love until they weren't.
Their relationship ended in January 2021 and he began dating J. Lo publicly in April after she ended her engagement to Alex Rodriguez. According to reports, Affleck rekindled his communication with J. Lo in February via email while she was still set to be the future Mrs. Rodriguez.