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Hollywood's best reactions to Ben Affleck being cast as Batman

That rumor you heard of Ben Affleck being cast as the new Batman for 2015's Man of Steel sequel? It's true.

Hollywood's best reactions to Ben Affleck being cast as Batman

"Man of Steel" director Zack Snyder took the stage at the San Diego Comic-Con in July and revealed the logo for a new Superman film which will include Batman - the first time the two superheroes will be united on the big screen.
"Man of Steel" director Zack Snyder took the stage at the San Diego Comic-Con in July and revealed the logo for a new Superman film which will include Batman - the first time the two superheroes will be united on the big screen.

That rumor you heard of *surprise* Ben Affleck being cast as the new Batman for 2015's Man of Steel sequel? It's true.

Thursday evening's near Internet meltdown - to be remembered as "Twitter's Dark Night" - after Warner Bros. announced that the 41-year-old actor-director will star as Bruce Wayne opposite Henry Cavill's Superman in the follow-up received a a range of reactions from Hollywood's elite. We highlight a few - in addition to other notable tweets, below.

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