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Ben Affleck unfazed by Batman criticsm

Ben Affleck unfazed by Batman criticsm

Sep 17 2013, 4:12am CDT | by Bang Movies

Ben Affleck isn't fazed by criticism of his Batman casting. The 'Argo' filmmaker has developed a thick skin over time due to countless snubs from film critics, so claims to have taken the uproar over...

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Ben Affleck unfazed by Batman criticsm

Sep 17 2013, 4:12am CDT | by Bang Movies

Ben Affleck isn't fazed by criticism of his Batman casting.

The 'Argo' filmmaker has developed a thick skin over time due to countless snubs from film critics, so claims to have taken the uproar over his casting as the caped crusader in Zack Snyder's 'Man of Steel' sequel on the chin.

Speaking on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon', Ben laughed: ''I'm a big boy. If I can handle an Emmy snub, I can handle anything. I handle s**t, you know what I mean? I'm very tough.

''So 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!' ''

The 41-year-old actor - who has long been a fan of the DC Comics character - revealed Warner Bros. bosses scheduled a meeting with him to put his mind at ease and advise him to ignore the negative comments.

He said: ''The people from the studio were like 'We're thrilled... and listen we want to talk to you because people go through this process and it can be a little trying.'

''They said, 'We want to show you some of the reactions that past cast members have got on the internet.' ''

Batman was most recently played by Christian Bale in Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight' trilogy, and Affleck joked he wasn't the first incarnation of the role to receive over-the-top responses like, ''Kill him!''

He added: ''Zack [Snyder] has this incredible take on it... he wants to do something different but still in keeping with [previous films].''

Affleck will star alongside Henry Cavill as Superman in the blockbuster 'Man of Steel' sequel, which is due for release in 2015.

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Dawn of Justice Batsuit Rumors

Oct 28 2014 1:11pm CDT | Source: ign

Ben Affleck’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trainer, Rehan Jalali, may have revealed a few nuggets of info about the anticipated film. Before we go any further, it's worth noting that this comes from an anonymous source. Also, possible spoilers follow! According to Batman News, a reader from the site spoke with Jalali, who was recently in London. The source claims, having spoken with Jalali, that there are two batsuits in the film – normal and armoured – which is something we a ...
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Video: ‘Batman v Superman’ Cast Talks National Save the Bats Week

Oct 28 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Normally, environmental issues are not a big topic of discussion here on /Film. But when the star and director of one of the most anticipated films in history talks about it, well, we listen. The movie is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and director Zack Snyder, along with Batman himself, Ben Affleck, have released a video for National Save the Bats Week. In it, you’ll learn why bats are important to a healthy ecosystem, why some bats are in danger of extincti ...
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New BATMAN V SUPERMAN Rumors Hint at Two Batmobiles and an Armored Suit Containing Kryptonite and Missiles

Oct 28 2014 10:17am CDT | Source: Collider

As Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice prepares to wrap filming in Michigan, new rumors have surfaced regarding Batman (Ben Affleck) and his weapons.  The photos we've seen have shown some mighty glowering, but we might have some new details regarding Bats' suit and ride. However, one of these reports isn't so much of a rumor as a confirmation that Batman will have two suits.  The first is his standard costume and the ...
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Rumor: Batman’s Second Suit Has Unique Powers In ‘Batman v Superman’; Plus A Second Batmobile

Oct 28 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: slash film

Some very cool, and very plausible, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice rumors are circulating this week. They both concern Batman, whose whole entry into the new DC Multiverse is bathed in shadow. We do know he has two Batsuits in the film. The one in the above photo as well as the Bat Armor revealed in the Comic-Con teaser (you can read about that here). What we don’t know is exactly what the Bat-Armor does. A new rumor add ...
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Batsuit, Batvoice & More "Dawn" News

Oct 28 2014 2:05am CDT | Source: dark horizons

Much like the Schumacher Batman films, it seems Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" will feature a second Batsuit which Bruce Wayne will be donning during the film. Batman-News.com reports that Ben Affleck sports a traditional Batsuit, the one we've already seen, for much of the film. However, he also slip on an armored Batsuit akin to the one from Frank Miller's acclaimed comic "The Dark Knight Returns". Their source, who claims to have bee ...
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‘Batman V Superman’: New ‘Batsuit’ & Affleck’s ‘Bat-Voice’ Details

Oct 27 2014 11:22pm CDT | Source: screen rant

Reports claim 'Batman V Superman' will see Bruce Wayne gain a secret weapon, with the first description of Ben Affleck ...
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New ‘Batman V Superman’ Set Photos Reveal Iconic Batman Location

Oct 27 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: Screen Rant

The latest 'Batman V Superman' set pics expand the world of Ben Affleck's Batman by depicting an iconic location for Bruce ...
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Ouija Scares Victory Over John Wick: Weekend Box Office Report

Oct 27 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Despite some sub-par reviews, including our Ouija review, the horror flick based on the board game came in first place at the weekend box office with a $20 million debut. With Halloween next Friday, this should hardly be a surprise as it was the only new horror flick to open wide. The Keanu Reeves action flick John Wick also did pretty darn well, coming in second with $14.2 million, Reeves biggest debut in eight years (since The Day the Earth Stood Still). Hopeful the fl ...
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