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Ben Affleck opens up about his controversial casting as Batman in a new interview with Playboy. "When they asked if I would be Batman, I told them I didn’t see myself in the role and I was going to have to beg off," explains the star. "They said I’d fit well into how they were going to approach the character and asked me to look at what the writer-director, Zack Snyder, was doing." Affleck says, "The stuff was incredible." »

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