Ben Affleck is the newest actor to drop out from "Triple Frontier" following Tom Hardy and Channing Tatum's exit due to conflicting schedules. Aside from their sudden departures, the movie was left in limbo when Paramount had decided not to move forward with the project. The costly film was later picked up by Netflix.

Inside the 'Triple Frontier' production

According to Variety, the production of "Triple Frontier" had faced several setbacks ever since Kathyn Bigelow was appointed to direct the film. The "Strange Days" director later announced that she was stepping down from the helm.

She was replaced by J.C. Chandor whose credits include "Margin Call," "All Is Lost" and "A Most Violent Year."

The production was doing well until they saw another setback with regards to budget. It was reported that the movie struggled to cast other actors due to Hardy and Tatum's costs. Affleck, on the other hand, was offered the main lead after Netflix signed to pick up the film.

Two months after he joined the lineup, the "Argo" star seemed to have a change of heart after announcing his departure from the 2019 movie. Deadline confirmed that Affleck is leaving the production to "focus on his wellness and his family" in the wake of his divorce with Jennifer Garner.

Neither the actor nor the production has released a statement on the casting shake-up.

The publication revealed that "Triple Frontier" is currently looking for Affleck's replacement to continue with the project. The 44-year-old star, however, is expected to promote his upcoming "Justice League" film at the Comic-Con happening from July 20-23 in San Diego.

Ben's relationship with Jennifer and kids

Affleck's decision to drop out from the Netflix feature was made after he and Garner formally filed their divorce petitions two years after they separated.

Despite the turnabout in their relationship, the former couple promised to co-parent their kids Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel.

It should also be noted that the "Live By Night" star successfully completed his rehab for alcohol addiction in March. The actor, in a Facebook post, said he has been working to maintain his sobriety in order to be a good example and father to his children.

"I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help when you need it, and to be a source of strength for anyone out there who needs help but is afraid to take the first step," he wrote.

Affleck will appear as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Zack Snyder's "Justice League" which will hit the theaters on November 17.