Tommy Lee Jones and Kevin Costner join recession based drama The Company Man Kevin Costner and Tommy Lee Jones have joined Ben Affleck’s upcoming financial drama The Company Man. The film follows a corporate high-flyer (Affleck) who becomes the victim of the recession. Losing his six-figure salary, Affleck’s character goes to work for his brother-in-law (Costner) on a construction job. Tommy Lee Jones will play a senior corporate partner who objects to the greed shown by his colleagues. ER creator John Wells wrote the screenplay and will make his feature directorial debut on the project.