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FIRST LOOK: Ben Affleck as Batman in 'Batman vs. Superman'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood May 13, 2014 at 2:08PM

Behold: Ben Affleck in full costume, standing next to the Batmobile, in this first image from Zack Snyder's "Batman vs. Superman."
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Ben Affleck Batman

Behold: Ben Affleck in full costume, standing next to the Batmobile, in this first image from Zack Snyder's "Batman vs. Superman."

Thoughts? Feelings? Emotions? It doesn't look too far-afield from Nolan's envisioning of the Gotham superhero, though there's that massive bat logo on the chest, recalling Frank Miller's Batman.

"Batman vs. Superman" hits theaters two years from now: May 6, 2016.

This article is related to: News, Ben Affleck, Ben Affleck, Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice, Zack Snyder


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.