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Matt Damon Didn’t Act for a Year Before ‘The Martian’ Because It Was Tough Finding Work

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Matt Damon has been a working actor pretty much since his days in Courage Under Fire and Goods Will Hunting. But the film industry’s changing landscape soon made it difficult for Damon to do the films he was interested in.

Matt Damon didn’t act for a year because of the state of the film industry

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Damon has usually enjoyed steady work in cinema that’s always kept him busy. It once wasn’t uncommon to find Damon in several films even within the same year. But the film industry has gone through significant changes throughout the years, which made studios more dependent on big-budget features with more blockbuster appeal.