One of the surest signs that the world is trying to move forward post-pandemic is the return of not just European film festivals, but pure glamour at those festivals.
Exhibit A: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, Hollywood's newest on-again glamour duo, have landed at the 78th Venice International Film Festival in Italy, and it feels like old times!
They arrived in the canal city Thursday, and photos captured them riding a private water taxi, holding hands and looking quite happy together.
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They're in town for the premiere of the 49-year-old Affleck's new film, "The Last Duel," but of course a lot of the spotlight is on Lopez, 52, as well. Affleck, who stars in "The Last Duel," wrote the film with his "Good Will Hunting" co-writer (and co-Oscar winner) Matt Damon.
The film premiered at the festival Friday, with Affleck and Lopez walking the red carpet. In one photo, they are seen sharing a kiss.
Lopez and Affleck, who dated in the early 2000s, were known then as "Bennifer." They split in 2004, then reunited earlier this year. Thus far they've been closed-mouthed about the revived relationship, with J.Lo fending off questions from TODAY's Hoda Kotb with quips.
Damon, meanwhile, has also been closed-mouthed. "I love them both. I hope it's true. That would be awesome," he told TODAY in May.
Lopez shared several glamorous photos of her own from the trip on her Instagram page, featuring her peering out over the water, riding in the back of a taxi, and signing autographs. "I'd rather be in Venice," she wrote in the caption.
We think she got her wish!