'The Monuments Men' features Matt Damon portraying the character of James Granger, who was based on the real-life figure of James Rorimer. Rorimer's son Louis recently saw 'The Monuments Men' and said he felt Damon's character 'was a great reflection of my father – [the] integrity, seriousness.'
Ben Affleck's newest project is reportedly an Africa-set thriller in which he will direct and star. Ben Affleck is also starring in the film adaptation of 'Gone Girl' and will play Batman in an upcoming movie.
Some winners like 'Behind the Candelabra' and nominees such as 'Game of Thrones' originally came from the written word.