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Ben Affleck says the Batman solo movie will be an original story… but full of fan favourite scenes

June 1st, 2016 by Marc Comments

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We’ve known for a while now that the solo Ben Affleck Batman movie was coming and it would really delve into the character’s mythology and history.

We speculated (here) that this may well see the movie being an adaptation of Hush or (our preference) The Long Halloween as it promises to showcase a lot of the Dark Knight’s rogues gallery.

Now Ben Affleck himself, who’s writing (directing and starring in) the movie has talked about where the story will come from: “I think what I would do, what I probably would do, is in some ways what Zack did with this movie, which is to borrow certain things from the great comic books, but create an original story around it because I wouldn’t want the fans to already know the story and be familiar, but I would borrow, steal, great things that have been done before in the comics.”

We’re not sure what this means exactly as we have no real issue with adapting certain stories for the big screen, but we’re ok for Affleck to build a story from the ground up too.

Whatever happens, we know we’ll be front of the queue to see it…. whenever it comes out.

Source: Cosmicbooknews

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….