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Ben Affleck on Batman Backlash: 'I'm A Big Boy!'

Ben Affleck made an appearance on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon at Rockefeller Center on Monday night (September 16) where he finally opened up about his upcoming role of Batman in the highly anticipated Man of Steel sequel.

“I’m a big boy. If I can handle an Oscar snub, I can handle anything,” the 40-year-old actor joked about being famously snubbed for Argo last season.

“I saw the announcement, I look at the first comment and it’s like, ‘Ben Affleck is going to be Batman’ and the first one goes, ‘Noooooooo!’” Ben said.

“The people from the studio said, ‘We want to talk to you because people go through this process and it can be a little trying’” Ben concluded. “They said, ‘We want to show you some of the reactions that past cast members have got on the internet’.”

Tyler Hoechlin: Batman Opposite Henry Cavill's Superman?

Rumors are swirling that Teen Wolf star Tyler Hoechlin is in talks to star as Batman opposite Henry Cavill‘s Superman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel.

The 25-year-old actor will reportedly be screen testing with Henry for the role, Comic Book News reports.

The new Batman/Superman mash-up film was announced to a stunned audience at 2013 Comic-Con.

Production on the film is set to begin in early 2014, with a slated 2015 release. We can’t wait to check it out!

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Tom Hardy: 'Batman' Lead Role!

Tom Hardy will be reuniting with Inception director Christopher Nolan for a lead role in the next Batman film!

Deadline reports Warner Bros. won’t say if he’s up for a villain role, but that seems a “reasonable assumption.” We agree!

Tom has been in Vancouver with Chris Pine, Reese Witherspoon, and Chelsea Handler shooting the McG-directed comedy This Means War.

We can’t wait for the new Batman movie!!!

Eddie Murphy is The Riddler

Eddie Murphy will play Gotham villian The Riddler in the next Batman movie, reports The Sun.

The 47-year-old former Beverly Hills Cop was tapped by British director Christopher Nolan to reprise the role played by Jim Carrey in 1995’s Batman Forever.

The studio has also reportedly signed up Transformers star Shia LaBeouf, 22, to play Robin. Rachel Weisz is rumored to be taking up the Catwoman role.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Eddie Murphy as the Riddler — YAY or NAY?

Maggie Gyllenhaal Teases Tokyo

Maggie Gyllenhaal dons a daring orange see-through dress by Jean Paul Gaultier at the Japanese premiere of The Dark Knight held at Tokyo International Forum on Thursday in Tokyo, Japan.

The Dark Knight has been dominating the international box office with $65.6 million at 7,143 theaters in 43 markets, pushing its foreign cumulative take to $126.3 million. It’s international gross total stands right now at $126.3 million, and worldwide at over $440 million.

The Batman sequel will open on August 9th in Japan. France, Germany, South Korea, and Spain will also have their release dates in August.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Maggie Gyllenhaal’s red carpet look — YAY or NAY?

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Christian Bale Tackles Tokyo

Christian Bale and his wife Sibi Blazic walk the red carpet of The Dark Knight Japan Premiere at Tokyo International Forum on on Monday in Tokyo, Japan.

The Dark Knight took in $75.6 million this weekend, according to studio estimates, giving it over $314 million in 10 days, easily making it the fastest film to earn $300 million. The previous record was held by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, which did it in 16 days.

The Batman sequel set to become the second highest-grossing film of all time, on track to surpass Star Wars‘ $461 million. Titanic remains the all-time grossing movie with $601 million.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal is a Barcelona Babe

Maggie Gyllenhaal (in Zac Posen) dons another neck-plunging gown to the premiere of the new Batman flick, The Dark Knight, at Coliseum Cinema on Wednesday in Barcelona, Spain.

The 30-year-old actress initially refused the part of Rachel Dawes in The Dark Knight because she had no interest in playing a woman in peril. Maggie told A.V. Club, “The truth is, what I didn’t want to be was just the sort of empty lady who gets thrown around by different guys and doesn’t have anything to do but look scared. I just wanted her to be a real person.

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