JUSTICE LEAGUE Star Ben Affleck Calls Marvel's Kevin Feige "The Greatest Producer Who Ever Lived"

JUSTICE LEAGUE Star Ben Affleck Calls Marvel's Kevin Feige "The Greatest Producer Who Ever Lived"

Is Ben Affleck angling for a Marvel Studios gig? During a new interview, the Justice League star showers Kevin Feige with praise, referring to the Marvel boss as "the greatest producer who ever lived."

Ben Affleck is reportedly set to return as Batman for one more appearance(?) in The Flash, but is then expected to hang up the cape and cowl for good. The actor has probably had more than enough of superhero roles at this stage, but if his comments about Kevin Feige are any indication, it doesn't sound like he'd be opposed to working with the Marvel President on an MCU project someday.

While speaking to THR for the latest episode of their Awards Chatter Podcast, the actor was full of praise for Feige, who he worked with many years ago on the much-maligned 2003 Daredevil movie.

"Kevin Feige is, you absolutely have to say, the greatest, most successful producer who ever lived," stated the Justice League star. "He’s the only guy in the world, who if he told me like, ‘I know what the audience wants, this what we’re gonna do,’ I would believe it in a heartbeat. That fuc*er knows his audience like no producer... he’s a genius. Absolute master, you know, ring master of the circus. He knows exactly when to pull at the heart strings [of the audience], exactly how to do the effects, how many jokes, what the sensibility, what the tone is."

At the very least, it's probably safe to assume he's a Marvel fan!

Again, the chances of Affleck agreeing to play another superhero after his experience as The Dark Knight are probably somewhere between slim and none, but that doesn't mean he wouldn't be willing to helm a Marvel movie - and don't forget, Feige also has a Star Wars project in the works. 

What do you guys think? If Affleck was to board the MCU as either an actor or director (or both), which character do you think he'd be best suited to?

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