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Ben Affleck to play Batman

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 00:48

Actor Ben Affleck has been cast as Batman in an upcoming Superman sequel, that will see the two superheroes together in one film for the first time. Sarah Mills reports.

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What connects Ben Affleck and Batman? Simple, the 'Argo' star has been cast as the superhero in an upcoming Superman sequel. Back in superhero tights after 2003's 'Daredevil', Affleck's down to star as Bruce Wayne aka Batman in the follow up to Superman reboot 'Man of Steel'. Directed by Zack Snyder it will be the first time the two caped crusaders have taken each each other on. Starring opposite Affleck, Henry Cavill will be back as Superman. Production is due to start next year - an excited Snyder said that it's beyond mythological to have Superman and our new Batman facing off, since they are the greatest superheroes in the world. Affeck joins a host of famous faces - including Christian Bale who have taken on the legendary comic book hero.

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Ben Affleck to play Batman

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 00:48