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Ben Affleck worked on the Batman V Superman script… in costume!

February 28th, 2016 by Matt Gault Comments

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With the cinematic release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice just round the corner, it seems that the hype doesn’t show any signs of cooling down.

However, according to reports, it seems like Ben Affleck may have had a bigger role in the film that we thought.

US Weekly (via Squareeyed) reported that it is believed that Affleck would “go into wardrobe and get all suited up for the day in his Batman suit. Then he would sit around reworking the script. Ben wasn’t thrilled with it and would find himself on multiple occasions fixing it the day of.”

So, let us get this straight, Affleck might have actually secretly written some of his own script?! Awesome!

Affleck has openly admitted that he’s a huge fan of the comics, so we’re certainly hoping that he’ll do the role justice…even if he was a bit taken back at the start: “My first reaction was, ‘Are you sure?’ At the time I was 40, 41, and had just finished Argo, and I felt like ‘This seems like a strange way to get to Batman.’ But Zack convinced me.”

It is encouraging that Affleck seems intent on investing so much time in this movie but the fact that he rewrote some of the script own adds fuel to the fire over rumours of a Batfleck directed solo Batman movie. What do you reckon about that? Would it work?

There’s not too long to wait until we find out if all the hard work paid off. The film is released on 25 March and in case you forgot, it also stars Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Jason Momoa as Aquaman.

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Matt Gault is a sports writer and film fanatic. He is a fully-qualified journalist and has worked for BBCNI, Sunday Life and has been published on The Guardian's website. He interns at REDNI, sub-editing for the Belfast Telegraph. He studied at Queen's University pretending to like history and literature and then University of Ulster Coleraine, where he slacked off enormously for a year and somehow got away with it. He also enjoys Captain Morgans, The Sopranos, Led Zeppelin and Hunter S. Thompson which makes him a remarkably uninteresting person.