Ben Affleck to discuss directing gigs and his new movie on "CTM"

Ben Affleck in "Argo." Keith Bernstein/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Actor, director and Oscar-winning writer Ben Affleck will be live on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday to discuss his latest movie, "Argo," due in U.S. October 12.

Affleck both directs and stars in "Argo," a film about the the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis and the real-life covert operation to rescue six Americans who fled the U.S. Embassy in Tehran shortly before 52 of their colleagues were taken hostage. The film is based on the stunning, previously top secret rescue effort to help them out of the country.

Pictures: Ben Affleck

Check out pictures from the "Argo" premiere and be sure to tune in Tuesday to "CBS This Morning" 7-9 a.m. ET for Affleck's full interview.

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