• Ben Affleck No Longer Directing Batman Solo Movie
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    The Hollywood Reporter

    Ben Affleck No Longer Directing Batman Solo Movie

    "It has become clear that I cannot do both jobs to the level they require," says the actor, who will still star as the Dark Knight.

  • Jason Bourne Could Take Down Batman Says Matt Damon
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    Gwynne Watkins

    Jason Bourne Could Take Down Batman Says Matt Damon

    Caped Crusader, meet your new nemesis: the Amnesiac Agent! Matt Damon, who will soon return to the big screen as memory-impaired super-spy Jason Bourne, is confident that his character could defeat Batman — who is being played by Damon’s best bud, Ben Affleck, in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. “Jason Bourne would kick the s— out of Batman—absolutely!“ Damon told E! News at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he’s promoting his sci-fi thriller The Martian (in theaters Oct. 2).

  • Ben Affleck and Zack Snyder on Their 'Older, Broken' Batman
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    Gwynne Watkins

    Ben Affleck and Zack Snyder on Their 'Older, Broken' Batman

    Ben Affleck had some doubts about playing Batman — until director Zack Snyder explained that the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice character would be a different kind of Dark Knight. “Initially I thought, ‘I’m older, it doesn’t seem like the right sort of fit for me,’” Ben Affleck told Empire Magazine for their new cover story (via Comic Book Movie). “Then Zack pitched me his concept for this older, more broken, kind of f—d up Batman.

  • 'Batman v Superman' Star Ben Affleck Spied on the 'Suicide Squad' Set
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    Jordan Zakarin

    'Batman v Superman' Star Ben Affleck Spied on the 'Suicide Squad' Set

    Ben Affleck is in Toronto. The big question is: What is the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star doing in Canada’s largest city? Option one: Maybe he’s there to taunt local baseball fans as his hometown Boston Red Sox play the Blue Jays?