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Ben Affleck Talks About Why He Exited 'The Batman'

Ben Affleck played Batman in two films, Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, but you would be forgiven for feeling like it was more. It was all mostly just to get him in the director's chair for his own Batman film, especially since when he put on the cowl Ben Affleck was […]

“The Way Back”: Ben Affleck Uses Basketball to Turn His Life Around [TRAILER]

"The Way Back": Ben Affleck Uses Basketball to Turn His Life Around [TRAILER]

Ben Affleck's comfortable staying in the indie spotlight in his latest sports drama, The Way Back. He plays Jack Cunningham, a one-time basketball prodigy, who loses his love for the game. He starts to regain by battling his alcoholism and coaching an underachieving high school team. While it may not necessarily exude any major awards […]

Willem Dafoe Thinks Robert Pattinson Has an Important 'Batman' Quality

"The Batman": Remaining Roles for Matt Reeves' Film Revealed

All the pieces came together on Matt Reeves' The Batman with filming underway. Warner Bros revealed what roles every principal actor plays. Let's start what was already known. "Batman" – The Latest Generation Robert Pattinson is the newest Caped Crusader as Bruce Wayne/Batman. Zoë Kravitz plays the villain and occasional antihero Selina Kyle/Catwoman. Paul Dano […]

Hot Toys Shows Final Product for Justice League Batman

Hot Toys Unveils "Justice League Batman" Finished Product

Hot Toys is known for high-grade action figures and this time they bring us the Bat. Justice Leagueisn't the best superhero film out there but Ben Affleck did a perfect job playing Bruce Wayne/Batman. His playboy personality made a great Bruce Wayne and his Batman was older and darker then we have seen before. This Hot Toys […]

George Clooney Knows he "Wasn't Good" in 'Batman & Robin'

George Clooney "Wasn't Good" in 'Batman & Robin', Told Affleck "Don't Do It"

Anytime a new Batman casting gets announced, there seems to be two things that happen- a sudden "they'll be the worst ever!" cry and a revisit to who really was the worst ever to wear the cowl. Former Dark Knight George Clooney has some opinions on this matter, having played the Caped Crusader in 1997's Batman […]

Beast Kingdom Batman and Wreck it Ralph Exclusives Up For Order

Beast Kingdom Batman and Wreck it Ralph Exclusives Up For Order

Beast Kingdom has six more Previews World exclusives up for order now. First, a Knightmare Batman figure from Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. The figure will stand 8 inches tall, and is made of a mix of plastic and die-cast parts. He will come with 3 interchangeable mouths, 7 interchangeable hands, a machine gun, […]


Ben Affleck Hasn't Been Asked to be in 'Jay and Silent Bob Reboot'. Yet.

That a**hole from The Fashionable Male apparently hasn't been asked to return for the upcoming Jay and Silent Bob Reboot film. If you have no idea what we're talking about, perhaps a rewatch of Kevin Smith's Mallrats is in order, where Ben Affleck plays a not-so-nice manager of a store called….The Fashionable Male. Jay and Silent Bob Reboot […]

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'The Batman' Gets Summer 2021 Release Date, Loses Ben Affleck as Batman

After updating you today on Matt Reeves ideas for his planned Batman solo outing film for Warner Bros. Pictures The Batman, it would appear WB decided to announce the official release date for the picture, and update everyone on the Ben Affleck situation. The Batfleck will NOT be a part of The Batman, as Affleck will reportedly be "passing […]


Showtime Orders Kevin Bacon Crime Drama 'City On A Hill' to Series

Kevin Bacon (The Following, I Love Dick) and Showtime are heading back to the brutal streets of early '90s Boston in City On A Hill, a 12-episode crime drama series co-starring Underground's Aldis Hodge. Written by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) from an original idea by Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting); and directed by Michael Cuesta […]

Dennis Lehane's 'Gone Baby Gone' Series Gets Fox Pilot Order

Private detectives Kenzie and Gennaro might be getting a little more than two hours to crack the case this time, with Fox announcing a pilot order for an untitled drama series based on Dennis Lehane's best-selling 1998 novel Gone Baby Gone. Black Sails' Robert Levine will write the pilot; and executive produce the project with […]



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Waffling Ben Affleck Says He Wants to Direct a Batman Movie

As we look back on the past year of stories we've written here at Bleeding Cool, one of the most fascinating and frequent subjects of our journalistic inquiries has been Ben Affleck's on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again/on-again/off-again affair with playing Batman in the DCEU. We've written more than 60 articles about Affleck since last November, most of them having […]

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Batman Gets His Justice League Hot Toys Release

Batman, the Ben Affleck version as he appears in Justice League, is getting a Hot Toys release. No official release date yet, but expect him sometime next year. This is the one most collectors have been anticipating for a long while now, and it looks like it will have been worth it.  "People said the […]


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Halt and Catch Fire's Mark O'Brien Cast In Showtime Pilot City On A Hill

Halt and Catch Fire's Mark O'Brien is wasting no time getting back to work, following up his three-season run on the critically acclaimed AMC series with a series regular role opposite Aldis Hodge (Straight Outta Compton, Underground) and Kevin Bacon (The Following, I Love Dick) in Showtime's drama pilot City on a Hill. Executive produced by Ben […]


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Investigative Report: Ben Affleck Had Movie Career Before Batman Role

Ben Affleck is best known to moviegoers as the actor desperately trying to escape the role of Batman in the DC Cinematic Universe. But a shocking new report from website ComicBook.com reveals that Affleck has actually been acting in movies for years, right under our noses! In a an in-depth video expose posted to Twitter […]