Batman v. Superman: The reaction of Ben Affleck when he landed the role of Bruce Wayne

On the sidelines of Comic-Con in San Diego that will start in the course of next few days, Ben Affleck was speaking on the future challenge of his career on his surprise to have been chosen and why he agreed to wear the cloak of the Black Knight.

While the news is accelerating around Batman v. Superman approach the San Diego Comic-Con, Ben Affleck is also coming back under the spotlights, not just for his publicized divorce from Jennifer Garner . Actor and director will succeed Christian Bale in one of the most coveted of all roles, that of the Dark Knight.

The choice of Ben Affleck to make the torch of Bale and the trilogy of Christopher Nolan were amazed at the time more than one (to put it mildly), many do not imagining the actor can slip into the suit. These doubts, Affleck himself had anticipated, as he confided in comments reported by Entertainment Weekly . His reaction at the time of first contact for her casting in the role testifies: “ My first reaction was to say that to me? You’re really safe at that time I was 40 or 41 years, I had Argo finished and I thought it was a funny way to get into the skin of Batman. But Zack [Snyder] has convinced me . “

The actor-director also takes the opportunity to explain what seduced him in the explanations of Snyder and his approach to the aging character: “ This is definitely keep this playboy image and does everything to It gives a dichotomy. I found very funny and quite sad, that of aging playboy

Another of the reasons when choosing the cast of Ben Affleck was the will of Warner to build the future of the DC Universe cinema around him that this either in front or behind the camera. An ambition confirmed in hints by actor explains that the prospect of plunging as an actor in a big action blockbuster franchise could serve as a springboard for the future: “ I thought if I would one day make a film like this, I’d really like to do in the future, I needed to refresh my memory on how these movies are made . “

It must be said that in addition to the film on the Justice League (also finally realized by Snyder) Ben Affleck would be to achieve the coveted next solo Batman movie. Superman v. Batman , he hit theaters on March 23, 2016. Trailer

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