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Ben Affleck is Batman for 'Man of Steel' Sequel - Confirmed!

Ben Affleck is Batman for 'Man of Steel' Sequel - Confirmed!

Ben Affleck has officially been chosen to play Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel!

The 41-year-old actor will star alongside Henry Cavill in the movie that will bring Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen!

Ben provides an interesting counter-balance to Henry’s Superman,” director Zack Snyder said in a statement (via Hypable). “He has the acting chops to create a layered portrayal of a man who is older and wiser than Clark Kent and bears the scars of a seasoned crime fighter, but retain the charm that the world sees in billionaire Bruce Wayne. I can’t wait to work with him.”

The film is set to go into production in 2014 with a release date of July 17, 2015. Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, and Diane Lane are all confirmed to return for the film.

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# 1

Ben Affleck as Batman? What? I just can’t see it.

# 2

Well that was shocking. He wasnt even in my mind about playing Batman.

# 3

I am so happy about this. He will be much better than Bale was.

# 4
saadgkhan @ 08/22/2013 at 9:28 pm

That’s just horrible, first he got Gone Girl and Now This.. THAT’S HORRIBLE!!!!!!! BOOOOO!!!!

# 5

wtf really..that dude is like a pansy ass man..he tried comic character Daredevil..sucked…met his wife ur, on top of the world give it up when ur ahead…christian bale is Batman….****** ass news

# 6

Holy smokes!
I gotta admit, he wasn’t in my list of potentials at all.
But, he does have that older/wiser quality.

Guess we’re going to completely wipe him as Daredevil from our minds, it’s the only way he’ll get the fair chance he deserves…

# 7

oh no…. oh no oh no oh no oh no

# 8

IMO, not a good choice. But I guess, I can’t say until its actually seen on the screen. I just can’t see it. There were so many other great candidates who could’ve been batman.

# 9

a joke and an epic failure…

alexandrina @ 08/22/2013 at 9:33 pm

@jhy: i can see Affleck as batman because he wears mask, but as Bruce Wayne and batman Bale’s the best ..

You’ve got to be kidding me. He will fail the franchise. It’s about time to quit going to the movies. Too many horrible actors out there and if they make 1-2 great movies, it’s like so what, it doesn’t mean you continue acting. Ben A has no talent and has no depth. His wife is a better actor than he is. I feel sorry for her taking care of their children and him too!

Gross. What a waste of a role. Batman is suppose to be mysterious, cool, smart magnate and so much more. Ben Affleck is no Batman. Golly. I won’t be watching. Be is doofy and mostly lame. Start a petition people.

mmm, at least he’s a good actor.
Henry still going to be the eye candy :P

he has done bad movies but what actor hasn’t hes an award winning actor and im sure he will do the movie justice. its better than actors such as joe manganiello who can’t act at all without having to have his shirt off. ben is a great actor and anyone who says different needs to do something better with their time then hate on people more successful than you

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George Carlin @ 08/22/2013 at 9:44 pm

They should call the movie Lumberjack vs Luberjack….Thumbs Down!!!

WTF?!!! That’s it for me. Screw him and screw everybody who allowed this to happen.

I’m just sad, really, really sad. I can not believe out of all the actors in Hollywood they chose him. I mean WHY???? Dear God why?????

he has the voice ….. but when he did daredevil he said he couldn’t do another movie with masks it was degrading and stupid blah blah blah… now this???

Bring back Michael keaton!

Oh no!! He is so wrong for this!! He’s such a wimp. He must know the right people.

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He’d be much better than Ben!

This is no-sense, Wes Bentley was the best candidate to be Batman, Ben does not fit with Batman, Wes is more dark, more like Batman.

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