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Directors at lunch

David Fincher (left) and Ben Affleck in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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David Fincher (left) and Ben Affleck in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

What were directors Ben Affleck and David Fincher discussing when they had lunch in Brentwood, Calif., on Tuesday afternoon? We don’t know. But here’s hoping it’s a collaboration, and that it will be filmed in Ben’s hometown. Fincher has already worked locally; he filmed part of “The Social Network” in Cambridge. . . . Meanwhile, “R.I.P.D.,” which was filmed here, is about to hit theaters. Before it does, stars Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds are coming to town for a special screening Sunday with some of the first responders to the Marathon bombings, including Boston police and fire, EMTs, MIT police, Watertown police, and volunteers from the Marathon medical tent.

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