Ben Affleck Says Batman is the American Version of Hamlet


As we previously reported, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is featured on the latest cover of Entertainment Weekly that’s due to hit newsstands on July 10th, it was stated the magazine itself would feature behind-the-scenes expensive, one among those looks to be an interview with Ben Affleck, who plays Batman in the film.

“Batman is basically the American version of Hamlet,” Affleck says. “We accept that he’s played by actors with different interpretations.”

Affleck’s version of Batman is older than Christian Bale’s in the Dark Knight trilogy—a lot more tired, too. “He’s at the end of his run and maybe the end of his life. There’s this sort of world-weariness to it.”

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