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Ben Affleck A Very Intimidating Batman Says Costume Designer Michael Wilkinson

Posted By: Matt McGloin
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 22:55

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Following the news of Ben Affleck having rewritten some of the Batman Vs. Superman script, now costume designer Michael Wilkinson lets it be known Affleck is a very intimidating Batman and one that is "sexy, smart and seductive."

"I think people are going to be blown away by his Bruce Wayne and his Batman," Wilkinson told People. "It just feels right, like he was born to be this character. He's sexy, he's smart and seductive. He's strong and a little intimidating and scary, he's a real brawler, there's nothing precious about his Bruce Wayne. He rolls up his sleeves and gets it done. I remember he just kind of looked at himself in the mirror, pretty happy with how he looked. The costume is very intimidating and huge and I think he intimidated himself when he looked in the mirror, so that's a good sign."

Regarding what fans should expect, Wilkson enthusiatically offered, "Hold onto your socks because they're about to blown off."

Junkie XL, who worked on the Batman Vs. Superman soundtrack with Hans Zimmer, also tweeted out a cool piece of Ben Affleck Batman fan art while linking to "Men Are Still Good." Have a listen:


"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.