Ridley Scott, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck team on revenge film 'The Last Duel'

Ridley Scott looks to have his next directing job, as he has signed on to direct “The Last Duel” with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck attached to star.

Damon, Affleck and Nicole Holofcener penned the script with Scott, Damon and Affleck all producing along with Scott’s producing partner Kevin Walsh. The project has been set up at Fox for some time, and it’s still unknown if Disney will keep it or if it will be shopped elsewhere.

The pic is set in 14th century France and follows a man who goes to war and returns to discover a friend of his has raped the his wife. No one will believe the woman, and the soldier appeals to the king of France and says he wants to fight a duel to the death to decide the man’s fate, becoming the last legally sanctioned duel in France.

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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon through the years
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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck stand arm in arm at the premiere of Good Will Hunting. Both co-scripted and starred in the movie. (Photo by Mitchell Gerber/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
Actor Ben Affleck and actor Matt Damon attend the 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 18, 1998 at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 21: Actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck attend The 71st Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals on March 21, 1999 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Davis/Getty Images)
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck during The 72nd Annual Academy Awards - Vanity Fair Party at Morton's in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
Ben Affleck & Matt Damon during Project Greenlight Announces Top Three Finalists at Galaxy Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon during 2003 Park City - Project Greenlight/Express Party at Harry O's at Harry O's in Park City, Utah, United States. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD - JULY 13: Actors Ben Affleck (left) and Matt Damon (right) attend the announcement of the winners of this year's Project Greenlight on July 13, 2004 at The Highlands, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck during 'Feast' World Premiere at Brenden Theaters at The Palms Hotel and Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 09: Actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon attend the OneXOne Gala at the Four Seasons Performance Centre on Sept. 9, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS - JULY 02: Actors Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon arrive at the Ante Up for Africa celebrity poker tournament at the Rio Hotel & Casino July 2, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Proceeds from the event will benefit survivors of the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 14: Matt Damon and Ben Affleck during the 16th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on January 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)
Actor Ben Affleck presents Matt Damon with his award at the 24th Annual American Cinematheque Award presentation to Matt Damon, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. (Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
SANTA BARBARA, CA - JANUARY 25: Actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon attend the Modern Master Award presented To Ben Affleck at the 28th Santa Barbara International Film Festival on January 25, 2013 in Santa Barbara, California. (Photo by Ray Mickshaw/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck attend the 'Project Greenlight' event at Boulevard3 on November 7, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 09: Actors Matt Damon (L) and Ben Affleck arrive at the Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Live By Night' at TCL Chinese Theatre on January 9, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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The film marks two special occasions: it’s the first time Damon and Affleck have starred in a film together since “Good Will Hunting,” a film that also won them the Oscar for best original screenplay. It’s also the first time Damon and Scott have worked together since “The Martian.”

Timing for production is still unknown, as Damon is expected to shoot Participant’s “Stillwater” next month, but it likely means Scott will push back production on the Disney movie “Merlin.”

Scott, Damon and Affleck are all repped by WME. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon at the 1997 Oscars
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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Oscar winners Matt Damon (L) and Ben Affleck hold the awards they won for best original screenplay for the film 'Good Will Hunting' which the two wrote during the 70th Annual Academy Awards 23 March in Los Angeles. (Photo credit should read HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Actor-writers Ben Affleck (2nd left) and Matt Damon (3rd left) arrive with their mothers Chris (L) and Nancy at the 70th Annual Academy Awards 23 March in Los Angeles, CA. Affleck and Damon are nominted for best original screenplay for 'Good Will Hunting.' Damon is also nominated for best actor for the same film. AFP PHOTO Vince BUCCI (Photo credit should read Vince Bucci/AFP/Getty Images)
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Matt Damon, Robin Williams and Ben Affleck (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and mother Nancy Carlson-Paige (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
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Chris Affleck, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and mother Nancy Carlson-Paige (Photo by Ke.Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 23: Actor Matt Damon and actor Ben Affleck attend the 70th Annual Academy Awards on March 23, 1998 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Ben Affleck and mother Chris Boldt and actor Matt Damon and mother Nancy Carlsson-Paige attend the 70th Annual Academy Awards on March 23, 1998 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actor Matt Damon and actor Ben Affleck attend the 70th Annual Academy Awards on March 23, 1998 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon hold up their Oscars after winning in the Original Screenplay Category during the 70th Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium 23 March. The two won for their Original Screenplay 'Good Will Hunting.' (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Timothy A. Clary (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 23: Actor Matt Damon and actor Ben Affleck attend the 70th Annual Academy Awards on March 23, 1998 at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Chris Affleck, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and mother Nancy Carlson-Paige (Photo by Ke.Mazur/WireImage)
Chris Affleck, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and mother Nancy Carlson-Paige (Photo by Ke.Mazur/WireImage)
Matt Damon, Robin Williams and Ben Affleck during The 70th Annual Academy Awards - Press Room at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jim Smeal/WireImage)
Actor Matt Damon (R) and actor Ben Affleck with his mother Chris Affleck arrive at the 70th annual Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles March 23. Damon is nominated in the Best Actor category for his role in "Good Will Hunting." Damon and Affleck are also nominated in the Best Screenplay Writing category for "Good Will Hunting. OSCARS
Oscar winner Ben Affleck holds his Academy Award for photographers at the Vanity Fair Oscar party March 23 following the 70th annual Academy Awards ceremony. Affleck won the best original screenplay Oscar along with actor [Matt Damon] for the film "Good Will Hunting."
Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon celebrate with their Oscars after winning best screenplay written directly for the screen for their movie "Good Will Hunting", March 23 at the 70th Annual Academy Awards. The movie also won for best actor in a supporting role when Robin Williams won. OSCARS
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