Rumour: Ben Affleck Threatening to Quit BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN?

Cinematallica is reporting that Ben Affleck is threatening to quit Batman vs Superman. Hit the jump for more info...

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By McNyagano - 1/21/2014

With all these rumours coming out about the Batman vs Superman film, this new rumour is very interesting. Now take this with a huge grain of salt because I'm not sure whether it's legit or not. Cinematallica is reporting that Ben Affleck is threatening to quit Batman vs Superman. Reason being that if WB doesn't get their affairs on order, he'll walk. If that's the case then that's a real shame. I for one supported Affleck's casting as Batman. I really wanted to see him in the role. He has redeemed himself as an actor and he's a great director. I hope this rumour is straight up bullshit.

The site also reports that Mamoa is very much the front-runner for the role of Aquaman. Not only that, they also say that,"major shakeups are already occurring in the form of the studio allegedly gutting the project’s pre-viz team over the weekend." Seems like WB are cleaning house and want to get this right, we heard some rumours about potential plot points from the film earlier on withe the source originating from "someone from the art department that supposedly got shitcanned (apparently a bunch of them were fired)," which is all very interesting. I don't know what to believe for now but with WB delaying the film another 10 months, there might be deeper problems going on behind the scenes. We'll see how all this plays out.

What do you guys think? Do you think it's legit? leave your thoughts below in the usual place;) Also I wanna give credit to 'FilmNerdJamie' from the SHH forums who found this story.
Source: Cinematallica
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McNyagano - 1/21/2014, 4:39 PM
LEEE777 - 1/21/2014, 4:44 PM
Fingers Crossed :PPP
SageMode - 1/21/2014, 4:46 PM

Where the hell you been man? LONG time since I seen you on here
MediaMan - 1/21/2014, 4:47 PM
Personally, I've really come around to Affleck as Batman. If this is true, it may not bode well... or it may be just what WB needs to get things set straight.
TheSuperguy - 1/21/2014, 4:48 PM
I hope this isn't true! I think Affleck will make a great Batman.
NovaCorpsFan - 1/21/2014, 4:49 PM
Pleas Ben, don't go! We need you!!!
Tajin88 - 1/21/2014, 4:49 PM
If they seriously let affleck "go", then they should gal go also and start a new round.
Insomnia - 1/21/2014, 4:49 PM
That would suck donkeyballs if he quite. But honestly, i can't see him doing it since he is such a Batman nerd that he has even build a Batcave in his own home.

Did he not say that he only took the Daredevil part, since he never thought he would get the shot to play Batman, and Daredevil would be the closest thing to it?
DrDoom - 1/21/2014, 4:49 PM
I was always okay with him being Batman.

If he leaves because WB can't get their [frick]ing shit together, this just cements how doomed the DCCU is.
ForeverPowerful - 1/21/2014, 4:49 PM
BatmanRobinNightwing - 1/21/2014, 4:49 PM
Doubt affleck would walk. This is a role hes always wanted and im sure if he had suggestions about how to make the film better WB would listen. It was reported a long time ago he was offered the chance to direct the JL film and the batman films. So i doubt this is true. Now mamoa could be aquaman its been reported many times that he tested for a role in MoS2 so that part could be true. Either way cant wait for this movie
Kurne - 1/21/2014, 4:50 PM
Insomnia - 1/21/2014, 4:50 PM
Doom - I was always okay with him being Batman.

If he leaves because WB can't get their [frick]ing shit together, this just cements how doomed the DCCU is.

Unfortunnaly, i have to agree with you on this
cetotheizzo - 1/21/2014, 4:51 PM
I hope he's out, he already had a chance to be a superhero, time to give someone else a try.
GrimFeature - 1/21/2014, 4:51 PM
I doubt this is true. Seriously. I hated the idea of Affleck as Batman at first, and I like the guy. But now I'm really on team Affleck. More rumour bullshit.
Dinotron - 1/21/2014, 4:51 PM
If this is true, this film will get pushed back to 2017... Ugh
Please be false
antoineflemming - 1/21/2014, 4:51 PM
This isn't a new rumor. When they announced the delay, someone somewhere said that it was because Ben Affleck had left the project. Considering his wife's statement about the suit (if he'd threatened leaving, she probably wouldn't have talked about it period), I really doubt this.
batz11 - 1/21/2014, 4:52 PM
LEEE likes to disappear for months then make a triumphant return, if you can drag Teabag out of retirement ;)

I don't trust these rumors, who knows, so much misinformation is reported nowadays to throw peeps off, unless it comes from the studio, I don't believe them...
Indy - 1/21/2014, 4:52 PM
batz11 - 1/21/2014, 4:53 PM
antoineflemming - 1/21/2014, 4:53 PM
And I bet this is false because of the "if WB doesn't get their shit together" part. Only naysayers say that WB doesn't "have their shit together". I say that WB doesn't put priority on their CBMs, therefore they're slower to get the ball rolling, more hesitant with CBMs. But looking at other movies they've put out that aren't CBMs, I'd say their shit is together. They just need to prioritize the CBMs because, once done right, they'll bring in the most money.
Timestampede - 1/21/2014, 4:54 PM

Ryan Reynolds had four trys...and they were all mediocre at best. I liked pre-deformed Deadpool and his character in Blade 3 was eh, but the other two, I wasn't a fan. AND Lets not forget Johnny Storm is now Captain America. Just pointing out this isn't the first one person was more than one hero.
Custer28 - 1/21/2014, 4:55 PM

I hope that's not true!Warner Bros don't listen to the Idiots of the Internet!
SuperCat - 1/21/2014, 4:55 PM
faver - 1/21/2014, 4:56 PM
I hope it's just a rumour. It would be a terrible blow to the film.
ALegendaryPanda - 1/21/2014, 4:57 PM
I won't panic until I hear it from more legit sources, but if this is true then WB has [frick]ing lost it.
Fantastic4ever - 1/21/2014, 4:57 PM
I doubt it's true but wtf aren't you guys the same people that complained about the casting!?
SuperCat - 1/21/2014, 4:57 PM
Custer28 - 1/21/2014, 4:57 PM
The Internet Haters Are the minority of the public, don't listen to them.
sanyaya - 1/21/2014, 4:58 PM
hahahahahhahahahahhaha well that,s what you get WB for pushing the movie till 2016 do it Ben Affleck
SuperCat - 1/21/2014, 4:59 PM
TheFirstAvenger97 - 1/21/2014, 5:00 PM
This can't be real.
gamecreatorjj - 1/21/2014, 5:02 PM
I think if Affleck leaves, they should scrap everything and just do MOS2
MrCBM56 - 1/21/2014, 5:04 PM
LOL at anyone who believes this.
ALegendaryPanda - 1/21/2014, 5:04 PM
But honestly I have a good feeling this rumor is bullshit. Although I'm still EXTREMELY pissed off about the 2016 release date, I hope Zack Snyder and Ben Affleck give us the best Batman ever put to screen!

And hopefully one of the best superhero movies ever made.
MrCBM56 - 1/21/2014, 5:04 PM
It isn't real guys, pretty obvious.
BLACKTHORN - 1/21/2014, 5:05 PM
I hope this is true, I not only wish to see Affleck gone, but the project itself terminated and Zack Snyder impaled and burned.
TheRationalNerd - 1/21/2014, 5:06 PM
Just as the writer of the article said..."I'm calling BS!"
MrCBM56 - 1/21/2014, 5:06 PM
Again, do any of you really believe this? He's under contact.
Goggles - 1/21/2014, 5:06 PM
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