Miramax inks ‘Good’ duo

Damon and Affleck sign first-look deal

“Good Will Hunting” stars and Oscar-winning scribes Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have signed a multiyear, first-look agreement to develop and produce projects for Miramax Films.

Damon and Affleck had previously inked a pact to write and star in two films for Miramax.

Jon Gordon, the Miramax senior veepee of production who exec produced “Good Will,” will be the exec in charge of Damon and Affleck’s production company. Gordon will report to Meryl Poster, co-president of production at Miramax.

On behalf of Miramax, the deals were negotiated by co-president of production Bob Osher and senior veepee for business and legal affairs Steven Hutensky.

On behalf of Damon and Affleck, the deal was negotiated by Patrick Whitesell of CAA and attorneys Sam Fisher and Steve Burkow of Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca & Fischer.

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