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Ben Affleck Set to Reprise the Role of Batman in The Flash

Ben Affleck Set to Reprise the Role of Batman in The Flash

In terms of news, we didn't see coming; this is probably one of the biggest. Ben Affleck very publicly walked away from the role of Batman several years ago for some very good reasons His heart didn't seem to be in the role anymore, and he was struggling with substance abuse problems However, Affleck seems to[...]

Justice League: David Ayer Clears Up DCEU Robins Loose End

Justice League: David Ayer Clears Up DCEU Robin's Loose End

That was Zack’s original intent.”[caption id="attachment_1224459" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ben Affleck in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Image courtesy of Warner Bros[/caption]It would make sense given the ruthless nature of the message to Batman (Ben Affleck) came from his arch-nemesis, the Joker (Jared Leto Snyder couldn’t finish his original cut of Justice League, because[...]

Justice League: HBO Exec Says Fan Demand Drove Snyder Cut Release

Justice League: HBO Exec Says Fan Demand Drove Snyder Cut Release

Tony Goncalves, the CEO of AT&T's Otter Media division, which oversees HBO Max went on The Verge's podcast series The Vergecast to discuss what went into the decision.[caption id="attachment_1216715" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ray Fisher, Ezra Miller, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Gal Gadot in Justice League Image courtesy of Warner Bros.[/caption] Goncalves Explains DC's Passionate Fandom for[...]

Zack Snyder Want Someone to Make Man of Steel/BVS Supercut

Zack Snyder Want Someone to Make "Man of Steel"/"BVS" Supercut

As we all know, the fighting at the end of Man of Steel begins Zack Snyder's BVS film from the perspective of Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) He is also pretty sure someone may have done it already:"I wonder if anyone's ever done a five-hour cut, which would basically just be editing these two parts of[...]

Opening This Week: Onward The Way Back Spenser Confidential

Opening This Week: Onward, The Way Back, Spenser Confidential

This week, March 6th, sees the release of the newest Pixar film Onward, Ben Affleck's, a new version of the Jane Austen classic Emma Two new releases hit streaming as well, including a new Mark Wahlberg film, Spenser Confidential Let's take a look at this week's highlights.Onward The newest addition to the Pixar cannon follows two[...]

Ben Affleck Talks About Why He Exited The Batman

Ben Affleck Talks About Why He Exited 'The Batman'

Ben Affleck played Batman in two films, Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, but you would be forgiven for feeling like it was more It was all mostly just to get him in the director's chair for his own Batman film, especially since when he put on the cowl Ben Affleck was[...]

The Way Back: Ben Affleck Uses Basketball to Turn His Life Around [TRAILER]

"The Way Back": Ben Affleck Uses Basketball to Turn His Life Around [TRAILER]

Ben Affleck’s comfortable staying in the indie spotlight in his latest sports drama, The Way Back He plays Jack Cunningham, a one-time basketball prodigy, who loses his love for the game He starts to regain by battling his alcoholism and coaching an underachieving high school team While it may not necessarily exude any major awards[...]

The Batman: Remaining Roles for Matt Reeves Film Revealed

"The Batman": Remaining Roles for Matt Reeves' Film Revealed

Previous actor and planned director Ben Affleck abandoned the role after Justice League (2017) The character two prior appearances for the DC Extended Universe Affleck’s Batman took on Henry Cavill’s Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.While the film focused primarily on the two subjects, it did introduce the remaining Justice League in Wonder[...]

Hot Toys Unveils Justice League Batman Finished Product

Hot Toys Unveils "Justice League Batman" Finished Product

Hot Toys is known for high-grade action figures and this time they bring us the Bat. Justice Leagueisn’t the best superhero film out there but Ben Affleck did a perfect job playing Bruce Wayne/Batman His playboy personality made a great Bruce Wayne and his Batman was older and darker then we have seen before[...]

George Clooney Wasnt Good in Batman &#038 Robin Told Affleck Dont Do It

George Clooney "Wasn't Good" in 'Batman & Robin', Told Affleck "Don't Do It"

Former Dark Knight George Clooney has some opinions on this matter, having played the Caped Crusader in 1997's Batman & Robin.[caption id="attachment_1033863" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George ClooneyPhoto by Denis Makarenko /[/caption]Clooney has never shied from speaking frankly about Joel Schumacher's frankly detested take on the hero, going to far as to tell fellow Bruce Wayne actor Ben Affleck[...]

Beast Kingdom Batman and Wreck it Ralph Exclusives Up For Order

Beast Kingdom Batman and Wreck it Ralph Exclusives Up For Order

Beast Kingdom has six more Previews World exclusives up for order now. First, a Knightmare Batman figure from Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. The figure will stand 8 inches tall, and is made of a mix of plastic and die-cast parts. He will come with 3 interchangeable mouths, 7 interchangeable hands, a machine gun, […]

Ben Affleck Hasnt Been Asked to be in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. Yet.

Ben Affleck Hasn't Been Asked to be in 'Jay and Silent Bob Reboot'. Yet.

If you have no idea what we're talking about, perhaps a rewatch of Kevin Smith's Mallrats is in order, where Ben Affleck plays a not-so-nice manager of a store called....The Fashionable Male.[caption id="attachment_1008377" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ben AffleckPhoto by Krista Kennell /[/caption]Jay and Silent Bob Reboot has already touted scores of returning View Askew faces from across Smith's[...]

The Batman Gets Summer 2021 Release Date Loses Ben Affleck as Batman

'The Batman' Gets Summer 2021 Release Date, Loses Ben Affleck as Batman

Pictures The Batman, it would appear WB decided to announce the official release date for the picture, and update everyone on the Ben Affleck situation.The Batfleck will NOT be a part of The Batman, as Affleck will reportedly be "passing the Bat-torch" to the next generation of caped crusader.The Batman will release on June 25th 2021.[...]

Showtime Orders Kevin Bacon Crime Drama City On A Hill to Series

Showtime Orders Kevin Bacon Crime Drama 'City On A Hill' to Series

Written by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) from an original idea by Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting); and directed by Michael Cuesta (Homeland, American Assassin), the series is set to premiere on the cable giant in 2019. “City On A Hill has the veneer of a classic Boston cops-and-robbers drama, but actually dives head first into challenging[...]

Dennis Lehanes Gone Baby Gone Series Gets Fox Pilot Order

Dennis Lehane's 'Gone Baby Gone' Series Gets Fox Pilot Order

Fox's untitled drama will spotlight private detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro: "...who, armed with their wits, street knowledge and undeniable chemistry, right the wrongs that the law can't in a working-class Boston borough of Dorchester."Directed by Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting) in his directorial debut, the 2007 film starred Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan as[...]

Waffling Ben Affleck Says He Wants to Direct a Batman Movie

Waffling Ben Affleck Says He Wants to Direct a Batman Movie

As we look back on the past year of stories we've written here at Bleeding Cool, one of the most fascinating and frequent subjects of our journalistic inquiries has been Ben Affleck's on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again affair with playing Batman in the DCEU We've written more than 60 articles about Affleck since last November, most of them having[...]