Batman vs. Superman: Ben Affleck Talks About “Expectations”

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Ben Affleck is Batman, the mere phrase still gets people talking. And the star knows it too, so with practically anyone he talks to, for whatever reason, that subject will come up. Affleck was talking to Al Norton for Al Norton and 411mania.com, and when he was asked about being the Dark Knight, he had some interesting and new insight, beyond what Affleck told Jimmy Fallon about being Batman.

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When it came to the subject of Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara admitting that Zack Snyder’s Batman in Batman vs. Superman would be “tired and weary,” the actor confirmed that was the case. “Kevin described it aptly,” Affleck said. “I don't want to go further because I want to be able to capitalize on what is new about this iteration by having it be a surprise to the audience.”

Then, and this is something we’ve wanted to know… Affleck delved further into the thought process and when he decided to say “yes.”

“Initially I was reluctant as I felt I didn't fit the traditional mold but once Zack showed me the concept, and that it would be both different from the great movies that Chris and Christian made but still in keeping with tradition, I was excited,” Affleck said.

“Doing something different and new is always tricky, and part of the thrill and the risk is that initially it confounds expectations. The truth is, it's the movie and the execution of it is what all the actors depend on, and I believe in Zack's vision.”

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Ben Affleck are looking good, give him that. But a superheroes movie are more than that. Zack vision???, 300 was the only good zack snyder movie. The rest was bad script and over exagerated CGI. Davis goyer suck, thats why they changed it to Chris terrio. But a part his Town what else he can do?? I think WBDC going to the wrong direction make something fun fictional realistic. Man of Steel script wasnt good at all. If you think for a second would you let your father die in front of your eyes and just cry with power faster as a bullet.....stupid writing or Clark superman are a douchebag. So the superman vs batman not even a proper title. Common think why so serious?? WB DC Zack, Ben.....this movie are about fun not a serious movie like Flight, 12 year of slave....not Superheroes. Wak'up take risk and bring some cool stuff.

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Ben Affleck are looking good, give him that. But a superheroes movie are more than that. Zack vision???, 300 was the only good zack snyder movie. The rest was bad script and over exagerated CGI. Davis goyer suck, thats why they changed it to Chris terrio. But a part his Town what else he can do?? I think WBDC going to the wrong direction make something fun fictional realistic. Man of Steel script wasnt good at all. If you think for a second would you let your father die in front of your eyes and just cry with power faster as a bullet.....stupid writing or Clark superman are a douchebag. So the superman vs batman not even a proper title. Common think why so serious?? WB DC Zack, Ben.....this movie are about fun not a serious movie like Flight, 12 year of slave....not Superheroes. Wak'up take risk and bring some cool stuff.

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Too bad Justice League was doomed before it even started, thanks to Goyer's lame writing for Man of Steal. Then, not giving the Superman reboot anytime to gel with the Ben Asslick, Batboy rush play, Superman vs. Batman (even the title sucks) will fail all because the wrong people got their hands on the DC heroes. Disappointing to say the least. Guess I'll have to settle for the "Arrow" series.

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Too bad Justice League was doomed before it even started, thanks to Goyer's lame writing for Man of Steal. Then, not giving the Superman reboot anytime to gel with the Ben Asslick, Batboy rush play, Superman vs. Batman (even the title sucks) will fail all because the wrong people got their hands on the DC heroes. Disappointing to say the least. Guess I'll have to settle for the "Arrow" series.

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The dreaded words........."Zack's Vision"

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Such a disgrace that they are undoing Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale's trilogy in a futile attempt to compete with The Avengers. That real-world, dark approach was believable, and award worthy. If it didn't have a traditional superhero attached, the Academy would have considered The Dark Knight for Best Picture. DC's franchise will forever play 2nd fiddle. Man of Steel was...just okay. Iron Man (which launched Marvel's trek) was phenomenal. The Justice League stories are lame by comparison. The way Marvel has built and woven the Infinity plot while sneaking in stories about Ultron and Loki all throughout is brilliant.

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I trust Zach and Chris's judgment. semen mouse

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@ Philip Austin

that's all well and good but it's a superhero movie it should not be believable, and realistic because superheroes are not supposed to be realistic it takes away that feeling of the SUPER in hero and that's how it should be period! Make costumes, more believable fair enough but not the setting of the film

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I trust Zach and Chris's judgment. semen mouse

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the only thing ben affleck has in common with batman is that ass chin. He will be a dope bat though

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