Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck’s new film withdrawn from theaters


Deep waters, a thriller based on the 1957 Patricia Highsmith novel of the same name and starring Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas, has been pulled from the US release schedule.

The film, from 20th Century Studios, was scheduled to hit theaters on January 14, 2022 but was pulled from the schedule earlier today (December 9) without saying whether it will be rescheduled at a later date.

The novel and film both follow the same plot about a woman who has lovers outside of her loveless marriage, an arrangement that arouses her husband’s jealousy. Her husband agreed until she abandoned her family, but her jealousy becomes overwhelming and leads her to murder her lovers one by one.


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Affleck plays husband, Vic Van Allen, with de Armas opposite Melinda Van Allen.

The film has already been rescheduled twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in filming delays.

Affleck and de Armas initially joined the project in 2019 and the film was slated for release in November 2020 before being postponed to August 2021 and later to January 2022.

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Now, the film’s withdrawal from release could suggest further production delays or 20th Century Studios could be planning a direct streaming release instead.

Deep waters was directed by Adrian Lyne, his first since 2002, who is best known for directing Lightning dance and Fatal attraction.

When it finally releases, we’ll also see actors Tracy Letts, Lil Rel Howery, Rachel Blanchard, Finn Wittrock and Jacob Elordi alongside. Justice League‘s Affleck and No time to die Star by Armas.

No time to die is now available in UK and US cinemas. All previous Bond films are available at DVD Where Blu ray.

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