So, the next person to play Batman… Ben Affleck.
They say Batman is prepared for anything, but no one is prepared for being portrayed by Ben Affleck.
The decision is pretty much universally derided, but a few people are blasphemously saying, “Well, a lot of us thought Heath Ledger was a bad choice for the Joker when it was first announced.” But we at least understood Heath Ledger was a good actor; we’re pretty well apprised of Affleck’s range. I mean, I liked Argo, but Affleck basically just existed in that film. And in fact, Affleck has played a superhero before — Daredevil — and I guess we all just took it for granted that movie got him banned from all future superhero films.
Poor Batman; first his parents were killed and now this…