What Does Paul Dini Think About Ben Affleck For Batman In SUPERMAN/BATMAN?
It seems that since Ben Affleck (The Town) has been cast as Batman/Bruce Wayne for Superman/Batman, barely anyone has talked about the casting or even discussed it. Batman: The Animated Series writer, Paul Dini, recently gave his 2 cents on whether or not he likes Ben as Batman. Click to find out what his stance is.
When it comes to who is one of the best Batman writers of all time, Paul Dini is on the list. He was a writer for the critically acclaimed Batman: The Animated Series. His biggest work on the show would probably be the episode he wrote called Heart of Ice which gave Mr Freeze a completely new backstory and background that even went into the comic book universe. Heart of Ice was nominated for an Emmy and won it. Dini also wrote a graphic novel canon to Batman: The Animated Series that was drew by Batman: The Animated Series director, Bruce Timm, called Mad Love. Mad Love was about the backstory of Harley Quinn, who was created directly for the show. Mad Love was so well received that not only did it won a Eisner award but comic book legend, Frank Miller, called it the best Batman book of the decade. Paul Dini also wrote the video games Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City which won numerous Game of the Year awards. The point is, Paul Dini is one of the best Batman writers ever and knows the character by heart like how Mark Waid knows Superman.
So recently news came out that Ben Affleck will play Bruce Wayne/Batman in Zack Snyder's Superman/Batman. As usually with castings, fanboys panicked and hated the decision. Some have even petition to the White House about making sure Ben Affleck can't play Batman. Because petitioning worked out so well when Michael Keaton was announced. Everyone has an opinion on the subject. Recently Paul Dini was asked what he thought about Ben Affleck as Batman and here's what he had to say:
So it seems that Paul Dini is all for having Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. He also brings up a good point that maybe Woody Allen would make a good Ventriloquist. What are your thoughts about Paul Dini's thoughts about Ben Affleck for Batman? Love them, hate them, I don't care. Comment below. Peace and remember...
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