Affleck Talks BvS's Batman Inspiration
Posted by: Bill "Jett" Ramey (Follow @BATMANONFILM)
October 2, 2014

While doing press for his new film, GONE GIRL, here's what Ben Affleck had to say about what influenced the depiction and characterization of Batman in BATMAN v SUPERMAN (via MTV)...

"I think if youíre smart, you steal from the best."

"I do think Zack was heavily influenced by [THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS]. Everyoneís influenced by that. Itís the seminal work. I donít think thereís any [Batman movies] that have been made without drawing from that book because itís so good."

Ironically, I posed the following question earlier this week on BOF's Facebook Fan Page...

Stay tuned for that op-ed from BOF this weekend!

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE hits theaters on MARCH 25, 2016.


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