Ben Affleck spends some quality time with daughter Seraphina in LA before taking son Samuel out
Ben Affleck has been hard at work on the biographical drama film Air, in which he is serving as director, producer and star alongside his longtime friend Matt Damon.
Now in the critical post-production phase of production, two-time Oscar winner she took a break from all the pressures of Hollywood to spend quality time with her daughter Seraphina.
The doting father spent some of his alone time with the 14-year-old for lunch at Kai Ramen in Santa Monica.
When the duo were spotted leaving the restaurant, the Argo star and director kept it casual in blue jeans, a gray sweatshirt under a gray coat, and brown and white Nike sneakers.
He also donned cool sunglasses and cut his hair, slicked back, into a neat beard and mustache combo.
Family time; Ben Affleck, 50, spent some alone time with her daughter Seraphina and took her to lunch in Santa Monica on Saturday.
Never too far from her father, Seraphina opted for casual comfort in red-checkered flannel pants, a black T-shirt with The Beatles’ Hard Days Night image on the front, a two-tone blue windbreaker jacket, and white sneakers.
She had her dark brown locks in a messy shoulder length cut with a small parting down the middle.
After grabbing a bite for lunch, the father-daughter duo finally made it back to their vehicle so the proud daddy could drop off his waistline at home.
It seems that he then shared a special moment with the youngest of his three children, his son Samuel, whom he shares and co-fathers with ex-wife Jennifer Garner.
Showing he’s the cool dad, Affleck was seen taking 11-year-old Sam for a ride in his custom Electric Bronco.
The acclaimed actor, writer and director and Garner also have a daughter, 17-year-old Violet, who was not seen out with her father that day.
The Berkeley, California native, who grew up in Massachusetts starting at the age of three, became involved in the production of Air, which began filming early last summer and ultimately wrapped in July 2022.
The story focuses on how Nike, a fledgling athletic shoe company in the early 1980s, was able to achieve a Michael Jordan sponsorship contract.
Casual-cool: Both the father and daughter kept it casual in the fashion department for their lunch outing.
Family Matters: The acclaimed writer, actor, and director shares Seraphina and their two other children with ex-wife Jennifer Garner.
Dad time: Finally, the proud father dropped his daughter off at home and then spent some quality time with the youngest of his three children, his son Samuel.
In addition to directing the film as a director, Affleck also plays the role of Nike co-founder Phil Knight, opposite Matt Damon, who plays Sonny Vaccaro, the real-life man who, despite all the naysayers, brokered the deal.
with Jordan, even though the more established shoe companies Converse and Adidas were in the mix.
In retrospect, the Jordan deal was the catalyst for launching the global multi-billion dollar contemporary sneaker industry.
Just like they did with their Oscar-winning Good Will Hunting, the two old friends teamed up to work on the script. from an early screenplay written by Alex Covenry, as well as earning producer credits along with seven others.
As part of the cast, Jason Bateman plays Rob Strasser, a former Nike executive who helped the company rise to fame in the 1980s.
During the so-called ‘sneaker wars’ between Europe and the US, Strasser went to work with Adidas but tragically died of a massive heart attack in October 1993.
The cast also includes Chris Messina, Viola Davis, Marlon Wayans, Chris Tucker, Matthew Maher, Tom Papa, Julius Tennon, Joel Gretsch, Gustaf Skarsgård, Barbara Sukowa, Jessica Green, and Dan Bucatinsky.
Air is scheduled for a wide theatrical release in the United States on April 5 by Amazon Studios.
Playtime: Proving he’s the cool dad, Affleck was seen taking 11-year-old Sam for a ride in his custom Electric Bronco
New Movie Coming Soon: Affleck has been working as the director, producer, and star of the biographical drama film Air for the past year or so; the story centers on how Nike, a fledgling athletic shoe company in the early 1980s, was able to land an endorsement deal from Michael Jordan