Top Stories

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.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Ben Affleck playing Batman?

Like Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

  • Real Housewife Kyle Richards says her sister Kim "is sober" - US Weekly
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West need a baby name! - TMZ
  • Did Willow Smith come out on Instgram? - Gossip Cop
  • Cole Sprouse took a portrait of Debby Ryan and it's gorgeous - Just Jared Jr
  • Caitlyn and Kylie Jenner debut their new 'dos - Radar
  • Erykah Badu just majorly dissed Iggy Azalea - Huffington Post
  • Taylor Swift pulled over her car to say hi to a fan! - Lainey Gossip
  • Check out the new Batman v Superman teaser - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here