Belfast Telegraph

Friday 29 August 2014

Damon would write if career soured

Matt Damon said he'd return to writing if his acting career went off the boil

Matt Damon says he doesn't regret the box-office bombs that almost derailed his career.

The star, 40, believes his career would have been over if he hadn't been offered the role of Jason Bourne.

He told Glamour of his films, All The Pretty Horses and The Legend of Bagger Vance: "I don't apologise for those movies. I know why I made them, but more so now I'm really aware of where I am in this business."

The star said he would return to writing - he made his name penning the screenplay for Good Will Hunting with Ben Affleck - if his acting career turned sour.

Ben has since moved into directing.

He told the magazine: "It's about not tying your identity to what the business thinks of you. If I fall off that list again, I'll just do that Ben did and find a project and write."

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