Casey Affleck Gets Gritty in New War Veteran Movie "Out of the Furnace"

Affleck plays vet who returns to his recession-hit home, gets caught up with local crime boss.
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Transcript for Casey Affleck Gets Gritty in New War Veteran Movie "Out of the Furnace"
Casey affleck stars in a grit can I new movie. Called "out of the furnace." It's about a war vet that returns to his recession-hit town. And he gets hooked up with a local crime boss. Hi, casey. Good to talk to you. Thank you. This movie is really intense. What a cast. I want to read the laundry list. Christian bale, woody harrelson, sam shepard, casey affleck. You're forgetting, adam levine is in it. Jennifer lawrence is in it. We have puppies. We give away cars in the movie. It's unbelievable. You're going to love it. What is it like to go to work with an ensemble of that caliber? It's a pain in the ass. I want to do all of the talking. I want to be the center of attention. And there's seven other people. They put the camera on them. Why? The movie has a serious sort of theme. You're a war vet. Your character is flawed. But he's also very appealing. You think he's flawed? Flawed but fabulous. What drew you to this? Well, scott cooper is the wrighter/director. He wrote "crazy heart." Extremely talented guy. I wanted to work with a lot of these people. Including christian bale. Check them off on one fell swoop. And there's the scene where i curl up with a puppy. Everything you want. And I want to celebrate your hometown. Go ahead. What a year. Were you psyched when they won the world series? I have two boys. They were born in 2004, and 2007, the other two years the red sox won the world series. When this was happening, I was expecting my wife to give birthright away. Yeah. Game seven. Didn't happen. I was very excited. Yeah, it's great. That's great. And so is the film. "Out of the furnace," starring the great casey affleck. Say hello to your adorable brother, ben. Check out "out of the furnace." In theaters friday, december 6th. That was a great cherry on top, having casey here. That was perfect. Before we go, we want to

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