Matt Damon Is Quarantined in A Small Irish Town Instead of His Million-Dollar Penthouse

The world is going through one of its most critical times, and it seems like everything around us has become still. As this outbreak has affected everyone on this planet, the movie stars are also passing by the same situation. As per the instructions of the World Health Organization, the best approach to stay safe during the pandemic is to keep a social distance. Therefore, almost everyone, including celebrities, has self-isolated themselves, mostly in their houses. 

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However, the Bourne Identity’s movie star has made a different choice, as Matt Damon is quarantined in a small Irish town, Dalkey Ireland, with his family. The fans of the superstar still couldn’t understand, that why he is staying in a small village situated in a seaside hamlet southeast of Dublin with a population of 8,000 instead of his splendid and luxurious penthouse in the USA.

While Damon’s presence in the town has become a great pleasure and an unusual reality for the residents, still, the confusion of why is Matt selected Dalkey to hunker down has left fans mystified.

According to the reports, Damon was in the Irish town for the shooting of his upcoming drama, ‘the last duel.’ The drama thriller starring Damon and Ben Affleck, who is also the co-writer of the script alongside Nicole Holofcener. The director of this movie Ridley Scott has suspended production amid the pandemic.

After the suspension of shooting, the movie star with his family decided to stay at their house in Dalkey instead of going back to their multimillion-dollar luxury penthouse in Brooklyn. Although Damon went there for business purposes, now it has become his second home due to this pandemic. 

However, before lockdown, the down-to-earth superstar obliging those who requested to snap a photo. The superstar has also seen driving a car while his wife was jogging in the Irish atmosphere. 

Matt Damon is a big name in Hollywood, who has played many fantastic roles in various hit movies. Some of the most popular projects of his life are discussed below.

A Few Prominent Blockbusters of Contagion Star So Far

There are many super-duper hits on the credit of Matt Damon, but he has become the talk of the town because of his 2011’s released Contagion. The movie has become the most discussed topic these days due to its story, which is quite similar to the ongoing pandemic. If you have seen the movie, then you might have an idea that Contagion’s theme was based on a virus that affected the whole world and affected every single person on the Earth. The story seems the same as the current situation due to COVID-19. 

But, the superstar has also played prominent roles in many other blockbusters, including Jason Bourne series—The Bourne Identity (2002), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), and Jason Bourne (2016). Damon portrayed a U.S.-trained secret agent trying to unravel the secrets of his past. 

Another notable mention here is, the super-hit Ocean’s series directed by Steven Soderbergh, Ocean’ s11, Ocean’ s12, and Ocean’s 13, where Matt played a significant role with Brad Pitt, and George Clooney. 

Some other famous movies in this list include ‘The Martian,’ where he cast as an astronaut marooned on Mars and played an ex-convict fighting to leave ravaged Earth in the dystopian ‘Elysium.’ 

As all events have suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s still unclear that when Damon returns to the USA. So, we are hoping that this uncertain situation will pass soon and we can enjoy our normal life again.