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Ben Affleck Confirms Senator Patrick Leahy For Batman Vs. Superman (Video)

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Sat, 03/28/2015 - 15:37

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Ben Affleck recently testified at a Senate Hearing to discuss foreign aid and diplomacy for Congo.

While addressing the committee, Affleck confirmed that Senator Patrick Leahy has a role in Batman Vs. Superman.

"To Senator Leahy, I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge my co-star in Batman," Affleck said. "The role is marginally smaller than mine but I understand you're quite good." 

The Vermont Democrat was previously rumored for the movie, and Batman Vs. Superman does have scenes set in Washington D.C.

Patrick Leahy also appeared in 1997's Batman and Robin, 2008's The Dark Knight, and 2012's The Dark Knight Rises.

Affleck makes the statement around the 1:45 mark in the following video.

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has a March 25, 2016 release starring Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Ray Fisher as Cyborg with Callan Mulvey, Holly Hunter and Tao Okamoto in new character roles for the film. Justice League is to follow directed by Zack Snyder as well.

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