Ben Affleck Cast as Batman in ‘Man of Steel’ Sequel: Twitter Reacts


Warner Bros. unmasked the new caped crusader to star as Batman in the superhero mash-up sequel of Man of Steel on Thursday … and Twitter reacted!

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The major announcement that the role of Bruce Wayne will be played by Argo actor and director Ben Affleck — replacing Dark Knight veteran Christian Bale — sparked a Twitter frenzy and caused the worldwide trend of #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck and #Batfleck!

Here are some of the funniest tweets:






The movie — directed by Jack Synder — will have Henry Cavill return as Superman along with The Fighter actress Amy Adams who will reprise her role as Lois Lane.

What do you think about the new Bruce Wayne? The Marvel legends will make their debut on the silver screen July 2015.