Ben Affleck gives us an inside look at Argo

Ben Affleck gives us an inside look at Argo

Affleck on the set of Argo (Courtesy of Warner Bros.)

Argo made its big debut this September as part of the Toronto International Film Festival, with Ben Affleck back in fine from and pulling triple duty as director, star and producer as he did in 2010 for The Town. Based on a true story, Argo, which stars Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin and Victor Garber, chronicles a covert operation that saw the CIA rescue six American embassy workers who were hiding at the home of the Canadian ambassador during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.

We were lucky enough to have a chance to sit down with Affleck in L.A. earlier this summer to talk about his latest project. Find out what the multi-tasking A-lister had to say about the edge-of-your-seat drama, after the jump.

While we're on the subject of Affleck's latest effort, find out more on how the CIA faked a movie in order to rescue hostages from Iran in this Red Band look at the movie:

Argo hits theatres on October 12.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Davis

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