Casting a JL movie

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby Kyle » Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:07 pm

Despite some flops, Affleck's a decent actor, and I don't see any reason why he couldn't pull off Bruce Wayne. I'm having trouble mustering up much caring either way though, because 'Man of Steel' was such a mess that so long as it's what's informing the direction and tone of the cinematic DCU, it's not a world I'm looking forward to revisiting.

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby saint_matthew » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:11 pm

Sidious wrote:
roguescribner wrote:Ben Affleck is playing Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel and presumably in Justice League.


*Incoherent Nerd-Rage*


Honestly i wish i could muster up Nerd Rage... But the fact is he's not a terrible actor. Now id only it would be revealed that we are getting a nw actor, writer & director for the Superman side of it & man of steel is in no way involved with this movie, i may consider watching it... Nah i'm kidding, i'm not going to pay to watch it... I'm not willing to reward WB for continued mediocrity anymore.

Thakowsaizmu wrote:That was quick. I was just going to come here to see if anyone else heard the news about Batman :lol:


I heard Bamtans parents are dead... Does that help any?
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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby Thakowsaizmu » Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:01 am

saint_matthew wrote:
Thakowsaizmu wrote:That was quick. I was just going to come here to see if anyone else heard the news about Batman :lol:


I heard Bamtans parents are dead... Does that help any?

Batman's parents are dead!? :shock:
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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby thaumonuclear » Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:46 am

Thakowsaizmu wrote:Batman's parents are dead!? :shock:


I thought the Joker was Batman's father.

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby Thakowsaizmu » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:35 am

No, the Joker is Bruce's mother
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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby saint_matthew » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:11 am

thaumonuclear wrote:
Thakowsaizmu wrote:Batman's parents are dead!? :shock:


I thought the Joker was Batman's father.


Don't even joke, just in case DC execs here you & suddenly thinks its a good idea.

Thakowsaizmu wrote:No, the Joker is Bruce's mother


See what i mean... :roll:

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby Sidious » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:38 am

Every one's right. He's not a terrible actor. Any other hero he would be good at. Just not Batman.

Give him Aquaman and let him revitalize that. Just stay away from Batman.
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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby Kyle » Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:07 am

Why not Batman? What makes Affleck qualified to play Green Lantern or Aquaman, but not Batman?

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby roguescribner » Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:15 am

Will Affleck be the first actor to play Superman and Batman? :wink:
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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby Goldar » Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:48 am

Sidious wrote:Every one's right. He's not a terrible actor. Any other hero he would be good at. Just not Batman.

Give him Aquaman and let him revitalize that. Just stay away from Batman.


Nooooooo! Not Aquaman. He has enough bad rep, bad rap and bad costumes. :roll:

Let Alan Ritchson, who played Aquaman on Smallville play the role in the JL Movie. Only, give him a costume this time!

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby JetstreamGW » Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:47 pm

I think he can pull off Batman. He did a good job with the dark, semi-sane intellectual in Dogma. He just has to dial down the murder is all. Also the problems with Daredevil had nothing to do with his performance.

Freaked me out at first too but then I remembered that I actually do like Affleck when he's not in crap films.

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby saint_matthew » Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:03 pm

JetstreamGW wrote:He just has to dial down the murder is all. Also the problems with Daredevil had nothing to do with his performance.


Yep. The reason the Daredevil movie sucked is that Daredevil is not much to him as a character (yes i liked the Bendis run, but even so) & the writing was really painful on the scripting.
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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby Arkrite » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:35 pm

Never really understood all the hate on Ben Affleck gets.
I actually liked a lot of the stuff I've seen him in.

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby JetstreamGW » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:34 pm

Arkrite wrote:Never really understood all the hate on Ben Affleck gets.
I actually liked a lot of the stuff I've seen him in.



Everyone has. It's just that everyone has forgotten about Good Will Hunting and Dogma and Chasing Amy and they only remember Pearl Harbor and Jersey Girl.

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Re: Casting a JL movie

Postby Mr Mole » Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:51 pm

roguescribner wrote:Ben Affleck is playing Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel and presumably in Justice League.

I'm curious to see how Affleck does. He's a decent actor when given a decent script. If Clooney and Schwarzenegger in Batman & Robin didn't kill the Batman franchise forever, I doubt very much that Cavill and Affleck will do any lasting harm. There's even a chance it'll be watchable... And a really tiny chance it'll be good. :mrgreen:


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