by Free Britney at . Comments

Ever since the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman shocked the world last Thursday, fans have either been grumbling about it or meme-ing it to death.

Except YouTube user soylentbrak1, who has been hard at work envisioning what a Man of Steel sequel starring Ben Affleck as Batman would look like.

The result was this fan-made trailer, also starring Breaking Bad Emmy-winner Bryan Cranston as Lex Luthor and Henry Cavill again as Superman.

Check it out below and see if it changes your views on Ben as Bruce Wayne:

There isn't much plot in this Man of Steel 2 trailer, besides the mention of a mysterious corporate merger and some tension between Superman and Batman.

Given that it's not a real trailer, however, it's pretty top notch.

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Once again, Internet, like your issue with a censored kangaroo photo, please chill out.

A petition on Change.org is calling on Warner Bros. to reverse its decision and remove Ben Affleck as Batman, citing such problems with the actor as his Boston accent, his puny physique and his lack of intimation.

In part, the message reads:

Ben Affleck in a Hat

His acting skill is not even close to being believable as Bruce Wayne and he won't do the role justice. He's not built, nor is he intimidating enough for the role of Batman. His portrayal of Daredevil was atrocious and he's not remotely close to an action star. Please find someone else.

The petition already have 10,000 signatures, while The White House's petition system has also fielded a request... to make it ILLEGAL for Affleck to don the famous cape and cod piece.

For real.

What do YOU think? Is this an overreaction? Sound off now: Is Ben Affleck a good choice as Batman?

 

 

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

It's the news that has shaken the Internet to its core:

Ben Affleck will portray Batman in the July 2015 Man of Steel sequel.

The Argo star will be paired opposite Henry Cavill as Superman in the upcoming blockbuster, prompting many movie fans to wonder: Hmmm... which of these superheroes would I rather see outside of his cape and tights, if you know what we mean?

Compare. Contrast. Drool. Decide and vote now:

And the Winner is?

Henry Cavill or Ben Affleck? Superman or Batman? Which of these superhero stars would you rather see WITHOUT his cape on? View Poll »

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Not everyone is enthralled by the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman.

The Oscar winner has officially been cast as the Caped Crusdar in the wildly anticipated Man of Steel sequel.

He will star opposite Henry Cavill as Superman and, well, let's just say that a couple blots on Affleck's resume have some Twitters users concerned. Some famous Twitter users, no less, who took to the social network to react to the news...

... and made us laugh pretty hard in the process.

Read a few of their messages in the following video and then vote in our poll:

What do YOU think of Ben Affleck as Batman?

 

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

It's unexpected, but it's true: Ben Affleck is the new Batman.

With the movie world still reeling from this announcement, and with Affleck set to costar alongside Henry Cavill in 2015's Man of Steel sequel, Zack Snyder has issued a statement that confirms the news.

It reads:

“Ben provides an interesting counter-balance to Henry’s Superman. 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.”

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by Hilton Hater at . Comments

So much for going after a smaller name.

The Hollywood Reporter confirms that Ben Affleck has been tapped as the next actor to crusade while donning a certain iconic cape: yes, the Oscar winner will star as Batman opposite Henry Cavill in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel.

The project was announced at Comic-Con, with speculation running wild over who will take over for Christian Bale. Names such as Ryan Gosling and Josh Brolin had been rumored for week

But it looks like Affleck - who will also play the lead in Gone Girl and who was panned for his performance as a superhero in Daredevil - has swooped in and taken the role in a blockbuster that will open in July 2015.

What do you think the actor as Batman?

 

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Argo... celebrate, movie fans?

According to Deadline, Ben Affleck is in serious negotiations to play the lead male road in the big screen version of Gone Girl, a movie based on Gillian Flynn's wildly popular best-seller.

Ben Affleck Red Carpet Pic

If the deal goes through, Affleck would portray Nick, a husband who cheats on his wife and then becomes the lead murder suspect when she goes missing.

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by Justin Dweeber at . Comments

What would you do if an online gambling site cheated you out of all your tuition money?

Why, you'd fly to the remote island that the site is operated from and confront the site's owner, ultimately turning into his protégé, right?

You wouldn't? You'd drink your sorrows away for a week and then move on? Well that wouldn't be an interesting movie.

Justin Timberlake's character Ivan Block in the new film Runner, Runner, goes with the first option. Check out the first Runner, Runner trailer:

Ben Affleck plays the gambling site owner, with Gemma Arterton, Anthony Mackie, and Ben Schwartz also starring.

Runner, Runner comes out September 27.

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

NBC has announced a few huge names that will grace the Saturday Night Live stage next month.

On May 11, Kristen Wiig - who left the show in 2012 - will take over hosting duties, with Vampire Weekend serving as musical guest.

Then, on the May 18 season finale, Ben Affleck will take the hosting reins and rapper/Kim Kardashian Baby Daddy Kanye West will provide the tunes.

  • Ben Affleck with a Red Sox Hat
  • Kimye in NYC

Might a certain large-breasted reality star stop by for a cameo?!?

We can only hope.

by Hilton Hater at . Comments

He may be a multi-millionaire, but Ben Affleck will make like someone in poverty next week in order to bring attention to a cause close to his heart.

The actor has vowed to keep his food and drink costs below $1.50 for one day as a fundraising campaign for The Global Poverty Project.

Ben Affleck at the 2013 Oscars

The organization's website says the purpose of the project is "to give a glimpse into the lives of 1.4 billion people who have no choice but to live below the line every day - and who have to make $1.50 cover a lot more than food."

Affleck will specifically be supporting the Eastern Congo Initiative.

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Ben Affleck Biography

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Born
Birthplace
Berkeley, California
Full Name
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt
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