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The Hollywood hunk was in town Wednesday at the Regal Gallery Place Theater for the D.C. premiere of his new movie, “Argo,” which chronicles the real-life rescue of six Americans during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis. Affleck both stars in and directed the flick, which also features performances by Alan Arkin, John Goodman and Bryan Cranston.
 
With less than a month until the election, the Academy Award winner, clad in a dark suit and dark, thick-striped tie, also shared his thoughts on President Obama.
 
Although the star maxed out his donations to Obama in 2008, Affleck has not yet donated to the campaign this election cycle, according to records from the Center for Responsive Politics. But, he says, he will eventually get around to it.


“I like the president. I’m going to vote for the president and I’m sure I’ll give money to the president’s campaign,” Affleck told The Hill.
 
“The Town” star predicts Obama has a “very high” chance of being reelected but says GOP nominee Mitt Romney “definitely opened a window of opportunity up for himself” after the last debate. Affleck calls Obama, “a strong favorite to win reelection.”
 
“Argo” co-star and AMC “Breaking Bad” actor Bryan Cranston also says he believes Obama will fare well in November.
 
“I think [his chances] are pretty good. I think he’s an incumbent and collectively I think he’s done well actually. I think he will be reelected, and I would say 65 percent [chance he’ll be reelected].”