It's official! Ben Affleck has been cast as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Zack Snyder's still untitled Superman/Batman sequel to this past summer's Man of Steel.
worst choice ever
He's going to look so stupid in the suit with his huge head and his squeaky voice is not going to fit and I can't see him putting on a convincing batman "voice". Can't belive this it must be a joke this chubby guy as batman? Never liked Ben affleck but that's besides the point he doesn't fit the role at all. Didnt they Learn anything from dare devil? Damn bring back Clooney he's miles better. Even bale is like wtf in that thumbnail pic lol
I could barely stomach Clooney, and it wasn't because that movie itself was an embarrassment, it was because George Clooney played George Clooney, not Bruce Wayne or Batman. It was comical.
Yeah, I never thought I'd want to see George Clooney back, but after this choice...
So...click this clink please http://images.wikia.com/mar... Then click on this oneplease http://rollingout.com/wp-co... Now minus the beard and sorry to tell you people but he looks exactly like Bruce Wayne in the comics, there is no denying that fact. Sure Daredevil was a horrible movie, but have not good actors and visionaries done terrible movies before? One bad role does not negate this guys acting abilities which in the right role are really good. He has directed some awesome movies and he is physically large with a whole year to train. Look at how much Bale transformed himself from the machinist to Batman. It seems the only reason people are saying he will be a bad choice is because of Daredevil, which only has one common factor. I'm willing to give him a chance, besides he is good friends with Kevin Smith. You really think Affleck wants to try and live down another Daredevil? I for one will reserve judgement until I see the movie.
That's the dumbest observation of this news I've ever heard. Affleck is an amazing actor. Not only does he look the part, but also has starred in and directed literally some of the best films from 2000 to 2010. You probably just don't like him whatever stupid reason. Clooney is way too old to play Batman.
looking like a character doesn't mean that he will be a good representation of a character if he can't act and does not understand it. Just watch Daredevil and the Green Lantern movies. He simply will not be able to pull off a convincing Bruce Wayne. At least not when wearing the suit. -__-
@wishingW3L Umm...Ben Affleck was not Green Lantern. You have just forfeited your right to ever take part in any discussions on this topic again.
I think he could be good, he's got a few years to get ripped..... And have a shave. He'll do a good job
Hello, Mrs. Affleck. I'm assuming that you're his mother because only she could possibly think he would make a good Batman. lol
Yeah, this is bullshit.
this is just a slap in the face... way to make batman lame lol. Sorry Love the actor, hell i even liked him as daredevil... but cmon.. batman!? No... just know... Ben Affleck has just never conveyed real confidence in any movie he was ever in. He just seems like the scared confused underdog. They just killed their justice league shot before it even started lol.
Lol who knows maybe Nolan has a different version for Batman. Give it a chance. I know on paper it does not make sense but maybe it will turn out good.
Is there anything fans can do about this....I mean if we're vocal enough about this could they replace him OR is it too late? I mean it hasn't started filming so there is hope....right
Everybody said the same thing when Ledger was cast as the Joker.
Yeah but Ledger was a great actor before they cast him, some people were just a bit silly because he was in films like Brokeback Mountain Seriously this whole "Well the same happened to Ledger" is invalid. Ben is not a good actor, he's an actor...but not a good one
Calling it now Man of Steel: The Punch From Superman That Exploded Batman's Internal Organs. While we are at it why dont we cast Arnold As Mr.Freeze lol
That would be really ice.
... or did it?
someone that picked up the reference :P yaaaaay lol
Let's go Matt Damon as Robin while we're at it.
They should bring his brother on as robin would be good... Lol! @ironfist de service to all the batman fans, what a downgrade from what we saw from bale. He's just not the batman type neither the Bruce Wayne for that matter. What a joke cast and yeah I agree the superman movie will suffer from this rubbish. All I want to see is him running in the bat suit would be a good laugh...
The most recent Superman movie was bad enough as it was.
Actually the most recent superman movie was effing awesome! I dont have a single negative to say about it.
This is a disservice to Superman...the films, the character, the actor, poor choice. Ben would make a great Bruce Wayne, but not Batman.
I knew it would be a completely unexpected choice that everyone would complain about! I was right!
Words cannot express my sadness.
This is still a better choice then Nicholas Cage lol, and I like Cage lol.
Nicholas Cage? Was that on the table?
Ben Affleck is a good actor but a better director. He may be able to pull off Batman, he did hold his role real good in Argo.
Could workout fine. Remember this is just for Superman sequel not the Batman reboot. And remember when everyone was talking shit about Ledger. Even Nicholson said he is gonna be a shit Joker.
But Ledger isn't Affleck. No one else is Affleck, thank God.
As far as DareDevil goes. That was shit directing and writers not so much him ruining the movie.
We can only hope that Superman kills again....
i see what you did there :P
They must be on a budget
Everyone needs to calm their tits. The world tore up Heath Ledger when he was announced as joker. Just calm down and let the 2 time academy award winner do his job and prepare to play this role. He has a helluva job to do in a movie that is by far bigger then all 3 of the dark knight movies.
Stop crying and wait to see how it plays. Argo and The Town are cracking films proving Affleck isn't a retard when it comes to acting, the same applies to Good Will Hunting, to be fair. You're crying because your choice wasn't chosen and you want to jump on the hate bandwagon. Just wait it out, jesus.
The Town... that was a great movie. I don't know about batman but when we see the first trailer it'll hopefully be clear why he was chosen.
He had to do something to blow them away during a screen test. I'm anxiously awaiting to see what that was.
Why would you put Superman and batman in the same movie. Hopefully not against eachother. Batman isn't a real superhero, just like ironman really. It's just gadgets. Should be gadget man.
your definition of a superhero is just wrong opinion or not
@windblowsagain Inspector Gadget wants to have a word with you. http://thenerdyvet.com/wp-c...
A joke gone horribly wrong?
What's with the complaints?? Remember everyone complained about when heath ledger and daniel craig were cast as joker and bond? Well, I wouldn't judge so quickly.
I'm in the same boat as you. I'm shocked that he's the guy, but, will reserve judgement until I see something.
BATMAN NIPPLES HERE WE COME!
They should have just gone with Christian Bale again and made him look older through "Movie Magic".
Christian Bale has been offered $50 million by Warner.bros But Christian Bale dont want to get greedy like deep with pirates “We were incredibly fortunate to get to make three [Batman films]. That’s enough. Let’s not get greedy.” "Sources close to Christian Bale have reportedly begun expressing their suspicions that Bale now views the Batman films in the same light that Robert Downey Jr views the Iron Man films."
That is a rumor. Neither the actor nor the studio confirmed 50 million being offered to Christian Bale. And honestly, I really don't think they did. 50 million invested in good marketing with a bad actor (not saying this is the case) would prove much more profitable to the box office.
at this point they should just have Wesley snipes in the roll and call him blackman!
What a disaster. What's next? Jennifer Lopez as Catwoman? How about Leo Dicaprio as Robin? Then they'll be telling us Ryan Gosling is Commissioner Gordon. Casting complete. Bang up job.
Lol give it a chance before you blow the load.
If it was Nolan everyone would be like wait..In Nolan we trust..but since its not him we're going to jump and bash..
I never said he was a bad actor just not batman
F**k it why not cast mickey mouse.
EPIC movie series and we get Benny as the dark crusader? WTF happen?
Christ lol at the comments alot of you guys finally came out of hiding :P
give him a chance he might be a good batman
Could you imagine if Robert Redford was cast as Superman in 1978??? People would be like that's Robert Redford. I don't hate Affleck but people are gonna be like that's Ben Affleck. If he was a up and coming actor I wouldn't be against it but Ben is established.
Lmfao really...Ben? I dont know what to think, he is a good actor but.....batman?
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