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Matt Damon set to take year-long hiatus from acting

Updated: Jul 29, 2016 12:32 IST      
Matt Damon set to take year-long hiatus from acting
Melbourne, July 29 (ANI): Matt Damon is all set to take a year-long break from acting as he wants to spend more family time after "dragging them all over the world" for film shoots.

"They're really good sports. They're great travellers," Damon explained of wife Luciana Barroso and their daughters, adding, "But I'm excited to finish this year of work and take a year off and be at their behest for once," reports News.com.au.

While speaking on the Today show recently, the 45-year-old actor further said, "I took a bunch of roles in a row. I've done four straight movies in a row and I have one more to go."

Damon's latest installment of the Bourne franchise, 'Jason Bourne,' was released in the theaters on July 28.

Somewhere during the interview, the actor even shared his experience of meeting Prof. Stephens Hawkins, who visited the actor on his set of 'Jason Bourne.'

"We were shooting in Tenerif in the Canary Islands for Jason Bourne and they were doing this event honouring Stephen Hawking and Prof. Hawking came on the set that day. It was amazing. We kind of shut down everything for few minutes and everybody went to say hello," he said. (ANI)

Ryan Reynolds celebrates Day 1 of 'Deadpool 2' shooting

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 20:52 IST     

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'Lipstick Under My Burkha' trailer is daring and bold

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 20:35 IST     

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`Hawa Hawa` from `Mubarakan` to be out on June 29

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 19:22 IST     

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Big B finds `Thugs of Hindostan` `rough and tough`

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 16:47 IST     

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Ben Affleck in talks for sequel to 'The Accountant'

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 07:02 IST     

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It felt like a breakup: TJ Miller on leaving 'Silicon Valley'

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 02:35 IST     

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Jack Black comedy 'The Polka King' acquired by Netflix

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 01:21 IST     

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2017 BET Awards: Beyonce bags five trophies

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 00:52 IST     

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20 years on.Harry Potter still making magic

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 20:35 IST     

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I want my children to love and respect all religions: SRK

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 19:17 IST     

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'Kon mana kar sakta hai Salman ko!': Shah Rukh Khan

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 17:54 IST     

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Updated: Jun 26, 2017 14:20 IST     

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Updated: Jun 26, 2017 11:57 IST     

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Turns out, there were two Harry Potters all along!

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 11:57 IST     

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