Internet Is Going Kinda Nuts About Ben Affleck Playing Batman

Matt Damon's better (?) half is strapping on some plastic wings for the role of Batman in Warner Bros.' Man of Steel sequel. Twitter is going wild debating whether or not he's the best choice, but it's happening so we're all gonna have to down some wine and deal.

“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,” director Zack Snyder said in a statement. “I can’t wait to work with him.”

The sequel will open worldwide on July 17, 2015, with Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Diane Lane reprising their roles. Excited? Eh?

[THR]

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