Ben Affleck References U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy as His Co-star in Batman


Ben Affleck who’s playing Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, during his opening introduction before the U.S. Senate on Monday, on the importance of diplomacy for the Republic of the Congo, Affleck addressed U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy as his co-star.

Leahy is a familiar face when it comes to Batman films as he appeared in both The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises as a cameo and will also be making another cameo for Batman v Superman next year.

“My co-star in Batman, whose role is marginally smaller than mine, but I understand you’re quite good. Good morning sir.”

You can listen to Affleck make the statement at mark 1:30:

Ben Affleck, Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI) Founder, Opening Statement at Senate hearing on Diplomacy. Watch the complete hearing here:

Posted by C-SPAN on Thursday, March 26, 2015

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