Ben Affleck  had some hometown pride in his Harvard shirt on the set of The Town  in Boston yesterday. With Dad far away, Violet got herself a new teddy bear out on a shopping trip with mom Jennifer in LA. Ben's directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone  got strong reviews, but this time he'll have to coax out his own acting skills as a man who is competing with Jon Hamm  for the affection of Rebecca Hall  — lucky girl. So far Ben hasn't done much promotional work  for his other movie Extract , but he has another week before it comes out if he can tear himself away from the his current set.
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