BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: What Did Kevin Smith Tell Ben Affleck About His Batsuit?

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: What Did Kevin Smith Tell Ben Affleck About His Batsuit?

It seems just about everybody has seen a picture of the new Batsuit except us fans. With that being said, most people would expect the man in the suit himself to be one of first people to see a picture of it - but it seems Ben Affleck has yet to catch a glimpse!

During a recent Reddit "Ask Me Anything", Kevin Smith revealed something interesting about the first time he saw Ben Affleck in the new batsuit. Apparently, Affleck himself had not seen any pictures of the new suit at the time that Kevin Smith had. Smith also reassures he has nothing to do with the project nor does he have any exclusive information. Here's what he said:

I’m not involved at all. I’m just a big, fat cheerleader, blinded by love of both Batman and the dude I used to work with a lot who’s now gonna play him. Strange collision of lifetime passions – which, make no mistake, sounds exactly as homoerotic as I intended. In MALLRATS opening credits, Ben is depicted on cover of BUTTMAN ADVENTURES comic book. In the CHASING AMY commentary track, I say to Ben “You can be Clooney.” He says “I can be Clooney.” And I ask “But can you be Batman?” In JERSEY GIRL, Ben refers to the street-sweeper as “the BatMobile”. And years after all that s***, homey winds up in the cape & cowl. That s*** just makes me happy.
But the only words I’ve exchanged with Ben about the Batman role have been via email. I blew him up when I saw the suit and wrote “Zack showed me you in the suit. I’ve got the vapors. He wrote back “You saw it?! I haven’t even seen the pictures yet! How’s it look?” I replied “F*** you and take all my money. a) Perfect suit. Every fan will love. b) You ARE Batman! c) Can I be Penguin?” Still waiting on a reply. He hasn’t said no…

What's also interesting is Matt Damon also had a recent Reddit "Ask Me Anything" where he was asked about the role of Robin in the upcoming film. Here's the quote:

You are correct. After I didn’t get the part, it was really awkward between Ben and I for a while. But I’ve still got the costume I wore in the audition and am planning on wearing it when Ben and I meet the winners of our fundraiser.

So what do you guys think of this? How much longer do you think it'll be before we see the new suit? Or how much longer can you guys be teased without snapping? Sound off below!

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JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 3:58 PM
This is not fair, Thank WB for being a big troll!!!!!!!
JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 3:59 PM
Oh yeah good find Blackjack!!!!!!

Toss cheer up buddy I know you are not a fan of anything that has to do with MOS!
JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 4:00 PM
^****Yoss not Toss!!!!!!!!
billnye69 - 2/6/2014, 4:00 PM
I personally think they are scared to show the suit because the fans are such high maintenance and impossible to please.
MrCBM56 - 2/6/2014, 4:01 PM
Sounds good. Can't wait for the first look at it.
thebearjew - 2/6/2014, 4:04 PM
when ? when will they show it to us
please please please
come on
please please please

I doubt they'll show it to us within a week of announcing the luthor n Alfred casting
Bearjew - 2/6/2014, 4:08 PM
Kevin Smith should be Harvey Bullock or a badass Penguin who's a mob boss who owns the Iceberg lounge and know Krav Maga and beats the shit outta people with the butt of his umbrella.
thebearjew - 2/6/2014, 4:10 PM
kevin smith as the penguin

just sitting back at the iceberg lounge smoking a joint
thebearjew - 2/6/2014, 4:10 PM
I forget about the thumbs up
sameoldthing - 2/6/2014, 4:13 PM
Yea,yea,your pals with Batman now.
He's happy but will all the Batman fans be happy after the film is released?
Can Affleck deliver the goods? Time will tell.
Jollem - 2/6/2014, 4:15 PM
Jollem - 2/6/2014, 4:17 PM
MoS 2 could very well be the best superhero movie ever right behind MoS and Watchmen and TDK trilogy
thebearjew - 2/6/2014, 4:18 PM
I hope they show it to us soon
bcuz this whole teasing thing sucks
Pasto - 2/6/2014, 4:24 PM
Interestein - 2/6/2014, 4:27 PM
I can't wait to see this. I'm hoping it's either the Arkham Origins suit, or classic grey cloth over sleek black armor that you can see when the grey rips.
Jollem - 2/6/2014, 4:29 PM

kevin smith made a better mandarin than what ms crapped out
BaneSmash - 2/6/2014, 4:37 PM
Mr.Black jack,

Great find!!
JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 4:41 PM
And you know they are not going to show the Batsuit anytime soon, it is way to early for that happen. These little things just bug the crap out of me regarding WB.
cld247 - 2/6/2014, 4:46 PM
@MrBlacjack great article! I hope we get to see the suit soon! I can't [frick]ing wait anymore, this wait is killing me. @ Jollem I 100% agree with you!
cld247 - 2/6/2014, 4:47 PM
@ joemomma29 I couldn't agree with you more!
Vegeta - 2/6/2014, 4:54 PM
It's a prick move on Kevin Smith's part really. He keeps on blabbering on about a suit he knows we wont see for a good while just because he knows we wont see it for awhile. He's loving the fact that he's seen the suit and he's loving the fact that he has and we haven't even more.

So yeah, I agree. It does feel like industry level trolling.
GL - 2/6/2014, 4:57 PM
Bread - 2/6/2014, 4:57 PM
I think we'll see a picture by the end of the month.
JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 4:57 PM
@ Batmaniac

It is beyond trolling!!!!!! You would think WB would give us something to make up for the freakin 10 month delay but I keep forgetting they are douchebags........
GoldSlayer1 - 2/6/2014, 4:58 PM
Might be trolling but its probably a business move to build up more anticipation.
SuperCat - 2/6/2014, 4:58 PM
Are we ever going to see a picture of this damn costume?

JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 4:58 PM
@ Bread

Dude no we will not! We will be lucky to see a glimpse of it this summer at SDCC.
damntree - 2/6/2014, 4:59 PM
@Yoss - Well looking at the size of him it might not be long before he chews his way into a triple bypass.
DaVinci31 - 2/6/2014, 4:59 PM
I hope when the picture gets out you guys don't post it everywhere. Part of me wants to wait to see it until it's on the big screen.
JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 5:00 PM
@ GoldSlayer

Exactly.......WB right now are just rolling on the floor laughing with all the buzz this movie is getting around casting, casting rumors, rumors regarding the plot and possible characters. I mean look we are over 2 years and half for this movie to come out and they have fans in a frenzy.
113 - 2/6/2014, 5:00 PM
I predict we'll get the official picture of the Batman suit tomorrow or Monday.

Will I be wrong? Probably, but w/e.
JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 5:04 PM
@ MrBlackJack

Somewhere I read that Ben A is not going to start filming his parts till this summer.
thebearjew - 2/6/2014, 5:05 PM
I keep thinking any day now
OwenWilsonsNose - 2/6/2014, 5:07 PM
No actor in a live action depiction of Batman has ever owned the role. The closest would be Adam West, who many, many years later, people still associate with the character.

Kevin Conroy has been as close to perfect in representing the character than anyone, but as far as the movies go, it's not like Ben has a lot to live up to. Bale certainly didn't do anything particularly special in the role.

Now the next person who plays the Joker however, is going to have some real big shoes to fill.

thebearjew - 2/6/2014, 5:08 PM
is it crazy to think they'll show it
any day soon
I mean we saw cavil's superman a loooooong ass time before that movie came out
GoldSlayer1 - 2/6/2014, 5:08 PM
What I'd like:

Show the batsuit at Comic-con 2014, but NOT the cowl/mask.

Show the cowl mask at the 2015 CC with the white eye cowl/mask and fans lose their shit in excitement.
JoeMomma29 - 2/6/2014, 5:09 PM
And I am sure if they release a pic soon it will just be a close up of a forearm or maybe a leg etc...... Snyder and WB is going to milk this as much as they can, and yes eventually a picture will leak from someone working on the set.
MightyZeus - 2/6/2014, 5:12 PM
Good find Blackjack.

It's unfair that Kevin Smith is trolling us about the Bat Suit. It's irritating and annoying that the fact Kevin Smith did that. I'll be happy when Silent Bob stays Silent about comic book movies.
Doopie - 2/6/2014, 5:13 PM
i think we'll get a pic soon but will be a teaser
MightyZeus - 2/6/2014, 5:13 PM
@OwenWilsonsNose, What was wrong with Michael Keaton's portrayal of Batman. I think the actor owned the role.
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