Affleck is continuing to film his latest movie, “Argo,” which he directs and headlines, in Istanbul.
Ben Affleck, who previously turned the streets of Istanbul’s Etiler district into Iran for the film, was in Eminönü-Sultanahmet-Bakırkoy area. During the filming in Sirkeci and Karaköy, there were tight measures to prevent press members from taking photos.
The areas were closed to traffic and pedestrians for the filming. The film story based on true events, Argo chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis.