Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Will Ben Affleck Be Able to Pull Off the Role of Batman? [POLL]

Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck (Kris Connor, Getty Images)
By Bill Doyle

The internet is abuzz with opinions after it was announced last night that Ben Affleck would be playing Batman in Zack Snyder’s upcoming, Superman/Batman film. If Snyder’s name doesn’t ring a bell, he also directed 2009′s ‘Watchmen’ as well as this year’s ‘Man of Steel’, which earned over $650 million worldwide this summer.

From the press release,

Affleck will star opposite Henry Cavill, who will reprise the role of Superman/Clark Kent. The film will also reunite “Man of Steel” stars Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane.

But back to Ben Affleck. While the initial reaction seems to run toward the negative, I think people will come around. Back in the ’80s, we learned to accept a comic actor (Michael Keaton) as the Caped Crusader and Keaton wound up doing a terrific job. He was followed by Val Kilmer and George Clooney, although Clooney almost killed the franchise. Then, the series was rebooted in the 2000s with a Welshman playing The Dark Knight, and, again, people got used to it. So, after the initial furor dies down, I think people will accept the former ‘Daredevil’, Ben Affleck.

Do you think Ben Affleck will be able to pull off the role of Batman? Take our poll and share your thoughts below.

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!