The legends of “Good Will Hunting
” have generally been told at this point. There’s been books and many oral histories written about the making of the movie. Ben Affleck
and Matt Damon
worked on the script for years, wrote many different iterations of the movie, some wilder than the finished product and on the way to making it, they considered folks like Kevin Smith
, Mel Gibson
, Ben Stiller
, and others before eventually settling on Gus Van Sant
, who would become a good friend of theirs and direct them in lots of films over the years.
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