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    Warner Bros. CEO Teases “Tired And Weary” Batman For 'Superman Vs. Batman'

    When director Zack Snyder first announced "Superman Vs. Batman," at Comic Con this summer, he asked one of his “Man Of Steel” cast members to read from a key line in Frank Miller’s seminal graphic novels, “The Dark Knight Returns.” Batman said to his adversary, Superman: “I want you to remember, Cla...

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    Watch: A Slick Batman Pushes Around MTV Pop Star In The Caribbean In New 'Runner Runner' Trailer

    The upcoming gambling drama "Runner, Runner." Your choices are: A) entertaining drama, B) total B-movie trash, or C) fun B-movie trash? It's really hard to tell, honestly. On one hand, it's written by the always reliable Brian Koppelman and David Levien ("Rounders," "The Girlfriend Experience," "Oce...

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    Watch: Batman Yells At Sean Parker In New Clip From 'Runner Runner' Plus New Pics & Featurette

    BATFFLECK! With the nerds in comic book stores still wringing their hands with worry over Daredevil (dudes, that was ten years ago) taking over the cape and cowl, audiences will get an early taste of Bad Ben in "Runner Runner" (we're presuming Batman will be a thorn in the side of Superman before th...

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    Who Said It: Shakespeare or Batman?

    Separating superhero idiom from Elizabethan verse isn't as easy as it sounds.

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    Watch: This 'Superman Vs. Batman' Fan Trailer Is Better Than Your Ben Affleck Jokes

    While the internet heart attack over the the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman in "Superman Vs. Batman" has subsided (at least until the first image of him in costume arrives), attention in recent hours/days has turned to do who will play the presumed villain Lex Luthor. Rumors circulated that it wou...

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    Watch: Ben Affleck Welcomes Justin Timberlake To The House In Clip From 'Runner Runner' Plus Pics & Posters

    Before Ben Affleck gambles with playing Batman in "Superman Vs. Batman" he'll be rolling the dice a whole different way with this fall's "Runner Runner." The slick little thriller has been keeping a low profile but with the release now just over a month away, things are starting to heat up.

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    Ben Affleck Signed For Multiple Films As Batman & Will Help "Create" The Character; 'Live By Night' To Shoot In 2014

    Better get used to it, folks. Ben Affleck is your next Batman. And as the Internet continues to have a collective short memory about the furor that greeted Michael Keaton when he was tapped to play Bruce Wayne in Tim Burton's films, or even Christopher Nolan's decision to cast Heath Ledger as the Jo...

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    More Details on Ben Affleck in Snyder's Superman/Batman UPDATED

    Ben Affleck would not play Batman unless he had a role in how this script turns out. He will have a strong hand at Warner Bros., which backed him on "The Town" and the Oscar-winning "Argo." If this works out he could have a major franchise to play with for years ahead. Affleck tends to do better as ...

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    Ben Affleck Set To Play Batman in 'Man Of Steel' Sequel

    Well this is something of a surprise: Ben Affleck, former heartthrob turned legitimate film director, will once again don a tight, restrictive outfit as Batman in Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" sequel. The new, currently untitled movie, is scheduled for release by Warner Bros in the jam-packed summer ...

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    Ben Affleck To Star In David Fincher Thriller 'Gone Girl'; Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron & Emily Blunt Eyed For Female Lead

    Following the flop of "The Lone Ranger," we here at The Playlist have been discussing what this means for future projects on Disney's slate, and more specifically, David Fincher's "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea." As you might remember, Fincher's pal Brad Pitt passed on the lead role, and the other ac...

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