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I Had ‘Zero Chemistry’ With Ben Affleck


Sienna Miller and Ben Affleck.
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A tricky promote. Sienna Miller has had many onscreen love pursuits through the years, however few introduced her with as large a problem as Ben Affleck.

“Ben Affleck was like my brother,” the American Sniper actress, 40, stated throughout the Wednesday, April 13, episode of The Drew Barrymore Present. “I’ve by no means laughed a lot in my life. I imply, that appears like a ridiculous factor to say and like a name-dropping factor to say, however I truly imply it.”

Due to their sibling-like relationship, nonetheless, Miller had issue promoting her position as his love curiosity within the 2016 movie Stay by Night time, which Affleck, 49, additionally directed. “We had zero chemistry in anyway — it was hysterical,” she defined. “We have been presupposed to be in love. We couldn’t be much less attracted to one another.”

The challenges weren’t solely associated to their pleasant rapport — in addition they had bother getting their our bodies to mesh properly on digital camera.

“He has an unlimited head,” the Layer Cake star joked. “I’ve a small one, so that they’d need to, like, put me barely forward of him. … And he directed the film, and I may barely have a look at him for laughing the entire time.”

Miller and the Oscar winner didn’t make a love connection on set, however the 21 Bridges star famously related with Jude Legislation after they filmed 2004’s Alfie collectively. The previous mannequin and the Nearer star, 49, received engaged in December 2004.

Sienna Miller: I Had ‘Zero Chemistry’ With Ben Affleck on ‘Live by Night’

Sienna Miller and Ben Affleck in ‘Stay by Night time’.
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The next 12 months, nonetheless, Legislation admitted to having an affair along with his youngsters’s nanny. Legislation and Miller reconciled after his admission, however they break up once more in 2006. They rekindled their romance a second time in 2009 earlier than calling quits for good in February 2011.

Whereas the Chilly Mountain actor is a father of six, Miller, for her half, shares daughter Marlowe, 9, with ex-boyfriend Tom Sturridge, whom she dated from 2011 to 2015.

The American Girl star advised Drew Barrymore that she’s not presently single, however she didn’t establish her particular somebody. Miller added that she doesn’t perceive American relationship politics, which she sees as being far more complicated than British ones.

“In case you kiss somebody in England, you’re principally collectively,” she defined on Tuesday. “This complete, ‘I’m relationship just a few individuals’ factor — I’m like, ‘God, what is occurring?’ How does anyone handle that?”

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