Everybody is freaking out about Ben Affleck taking over as the new Batman. Wait a minute. Ok, admittedly I thought really? Nobody else is cooler to play Batman? They screamed when Michael Keaton took the role and in my opinion, he may have been the best, Certainly the best Bruce Wayne.
I think Ben will nail the Bruce Wayne role. He’s dashing, studly, smooth and damn if he doesn’t have a square jaw, and that’s crucial! Stick a batman mask on the dude and what sticks out? The square jaw. Val Kilmer looked like a chipmunk. So we know Ben can play Bruce Wayne, hell…my wife would leave me for Ben in a minute, women love the guy.
The question is and a listener brought this up today: Can Ben play “BADASS”. Can he get dark? Christian Bale…that dude was so dark that I couldn’t understand half of what he was saying! Ok, Affleck was in Gigli, and he was married to J-Lo, but he also freaking directed and starred in Argo, my favorite movie of last year. Shouldn’t we cut him some slack (plus he’s married to Jennifer Garner now, he must have something going for him?
Ben Affleck, really?— ivan koumaev (@ivankoumaev) August 23, 2013
You read for a part, you feel good about it, you feel confident, then they cast Ben Affleck.— Richard Dreyfuss (@RichardDreyfuss) August 23, 2013
Too full of nerd outrage to tweet about the whole Ben Affleck thing... TOO FULL OF RAGE.— LL Cool Tay (@freshestginger) August 23, 2013
People are scared of Ben Affleck as Batman because of Daredevil. I would not worry... unless he starts dating J.Lo again.— theRadBrad (@thaRadBrad) August 23, 2013
What did we all do as people to deserve making Ben Affleck the new Batman? Christian Bale why couldn't you just take the damn 50 million?— Kellen McGregor (@mmfkellen) August 23, 2013