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Ben Affleck

Ben AffleckCentral Intelligence AgencyJennifer Garner
He's already proved his ability to jump in and lead on short notice: Ben Affleck stepped in for the fatally wounded CIA director and saved the world from World War III as a young Jack Ryan in "Sum of All Fears." Plus Affleck is up to date, currently starring as CIA operative Tony Mendez in... Claire Folger / Warner Bros. / Associated Press