14 August 2014 10:41 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Warner Bros.’ upcoming superhero movie Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is probably second only to Fantastic Four in terms of the amount of backlash it received before filming even began. Surprise castings like Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and – most of all – Ben Affleck as Batman caused a substantial amount of backlash from fans of the comics, many of whom felt that the Argo director and star wasn’t up to the task of portraying Gotham’s most famous vigilante.

When Affleck first talked about the process of being cast, he explained that he had been forewarned about the potential response by Warner Bros. The ...

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