John Krasinski and Matt Damon at the Promised Land premiere in N.Y.C.
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12/05/2012 at 08:00 AM EST
Move over, Ben Affleck
! John Krasinski
wants to be Matt Damon
's new best friend.
"Matt is one of the coolest guys I know, and I'm totally in love with the guy, but he doesn't even know my name," Krasinski joked to PEOPLE at the New York premiere of his new movie Promised Land
"I would love to have a bromance with him," he continues, "but I don't even know if I could even use the word 'bromance' because he and Ben are so tight
and like a married couple that I'll never get in there."
star, 33, first met Damon through his wife Emily Blunt
when she starred in 2011's The Adjustment Bureau
Soon, he got the opportunity to work with Damon
himself in Promised Land
(out in theaters Dec. 28), a new film the pair wrote and star in together. Although Krasinski spent multiple weekends at Damon's house to write the script, he is not satisfied with their strictly working relationship.
be the bromance mistress," he said. "I'm on the outside of the relationship, only working with him on the side while really he's supposed to be with Ben. I'm clearly the mistress and this has got to change!"