Ben Affleck Is Mistaken for BFF Matt Damon in New Dunkin’ Ad

Nonetheless operating on Dunkin’! Ben Affleck proved his lasting love for the espresso chain in a brand new industrial — regardless of being mistaken for BFF Matt Damon.

The Argo director, 50, starred in a second advert for the corporate after showing in Dunkin’s 2023 Tremendous Bowl spot. Within the clip — which dropped on Monday, April 3 — Affleck doesn’t precisely obtain a heat welcome from the workers when he exhibits as much as his native store.

“I’m right here for the Dunkin’ Run marketing campaign … industrial,” he says. “It’s an awesome deal — a big espresso [and] a donut for a buck. I imply, it’s fairly cool.”

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
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The staff are noticeably confused as Affleck — who conceived and directed the advert himself — explains his imaginative and prescient. “I believed it will be, like, genuine and meta,” he continues. “Sure, I’m doing the industrial, however am I doing the industrial? You realize, I don’t do commercials. I’m an actual actor, that is an artwork type to me.”

Whereas they didn’t acknowledge him at first, the Dunkin’ employees attempt to put the items collectively — albeit, incorrectly. “Have been you in The Departed?” one staffer asks, to which Affleck teases, “I’m Matt Damon.”

The Oscar winner shakes his head in disappointment as one barista professes their love for Damon, 52, a fellow Massachusetts native. “Nah, I imply, a few of his work,” Affleck says.

“He’s had a extremely constant profession,” the worker provides earlier than Affleck lets out an exasperated groan.

Affleck and the Martian actor have been shut friends since cowriting and costarring in Good Will Searching in 1997. The pair collaborated as soon as once more on the brand new biopic Air, which relies on true occasions surrounding the creation of Nike’s Air Jordan basketball footwear.

Ben Affleck Gets Mistaken for Pal Matt Damon in Authentic and Meta Dunkin Ad

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The Gone Lady star has lengthy been vocal about his love for Dunkin’ and is regularly noticed sipping from their iconic pink and orange cups. Earlier this yr, he manned the drive-thru window in a industrial for the corporate that aired throughout Tremendous Bowl LVII — and featured a cameo from his spouse, Jennifer Lopez.

“What are you doing right here?” the Grammy nominee, 53, requested her husband as she pulled as much as seize her espresso. “Is that this what you do once you say you’re going to work all day?”

The advert was a success, however Affleck scored much more laughs within the behind-the-scenes outtakes. Dunkin’ launched a blooper reel in February that confirmed the Justice League star struggling to fill orders on the Medford, Massachusetts, espresso store.

“I can’t make it perform! Malfunction!” he yelled on the laptop whereas making an attempt to plug in drink orders. “It’s not as simple because it seems to be working this equipment.”