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Ben Affleck Rewrote Batman Vs. Superman Script

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 22:18

Batman Vs. Superman Final Trailer

There was the David Goyer script.

Then Chris Terrio was brought on board to due re-writes.

Now it's learned Ben Affleck wasn't totally happy with the Batman Vs. Superman script.

According to US Weekly, Affleck actually re-wrote some of the script and dilaogue while on the set of Dawn of Justice.

The Oscar-winning screenwriter “would go into wardrobe and get all suited up for the day in his Batman suit,” explains the insider of the action flick. “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.”

Regarding the overall script, it's speculated that David Goyer wrote more of a Man of Steel sequel and then Chris Terrio was brought on board, which included rewriting Lex Luthor to suit Jesse Eisenberg. It's possible Affleck may have rewritten whatever source they used to add Batman to the Goyer script.

US Weekly also says Affleck is "excited to do a Batman film" and that he is "fascinated by the character."

"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 as Senator Finch and Tao Okamoto as Mercy Graves. Justice League is to follow directed by Zack Snyder as well.


Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.