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Ben Affleck to Play Batman? Are You Kidding? Get Serious... 2

Ben Affleck to Play Batman? Are You Kidding? Get Serious…

Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming sequel to “Man of Steel” has to be one of the monumental cases of miscasting since George Clooney was handed the role in the 1997 movie “Batman & Robin.” Nothing against Ben; he’s a fine actor and obviously a solid director as well. Check last year’s “Argo.” But he just lacks the gravitas to play the caped crusader in the wake of Christian Bale’s stunning performance in the Christopher Nolan “Batman” trilogy. Then, again, Batman has never really gotten much respect on the big- or small-screen....
George Clooney Reflects Hilariously on Batman Role (watch!) 4

George Clooney Reflects Hilariously on Batman Role (watch!)

George Clooney has had a number of heavyweight roles. Batman wasn’t one of them. The 1997 film, where he played the caped crusader opposite Chris O’Donnell as Robin, opened big, but quickly slid into ignominy. The film was a sequel to 1995′s “Batman Forever.” Clooney replaced Val Kilmer as Batman, who had replaced Michael Keaton, the star of the 1989 film “Batman” by Tim Burton. Clooney discussed the finer aspects of the role on “Inside the Actors Studio.”...
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