From the Man Without Fear to the Dark Knight...
According to The Wrap, Ben Affleck is currently set to play Bruce Wayne aka Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel. The website also states this will be an all-new incarnation of the hero, further confirming it will not follow-up on Nolan's universe. Greg Silverman -- President of Creative Development and Worldwide Production at Warner Bros -- made the announcement and says they, "needed an extraordinary actor to take on one of DC Comics' most enduringly popular Super Heroes, and Ben Affleck certainly fits that bill, and then some. His outstanding career is a testament to his talent and we know he and Zack will bring new dimension to the duality of his character."
Additionally, director Zack Snyder says Affleck is a great choice to counter-balance Henry Cavill'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. I can’t wait to work with him."
Directed by Snyder and co-written by Snyder and David S. Goyer, the untitled project is expected to hit theaters 2015. So Viners... do you think Affleck is a good choice for the cowl?