12:23 AM EDT 10/17/2013
Originally posted 03/27/2011 12:55PM
He's done the math, and Matt Damon sees hidden benefits to kissing Michael Douglas in their upcoming biopic about the late, flamboyant pianist, Liberace.
"I never thought I would get to kiss Michael Douglas," Damon, who will play the boyfriend of Douglas's Liberace, told PEOPLE Tuesday at the premiere of a different film, the documentary His Way, in Los Angeles.
"I kind of think of it in algebra terms, back to my high-school days," added Damon. "It's like the transitive property – by kissing Michael Douglas, I am making out with Catherine."
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