Nolan "Excited" For Ben Affleck as Batman Posted by: Bill "Jett" Ramey (Follow @BATMANONFILM)
November 21, 2014
Via an interview with THE DAILY BEAST (while promting INTERSTELLAR), Chris Nolan was asked about Ben Affleck as Batman and if he was indeed "influential" when it came to the casting...
Chirs Nolan on the set of THE DARK KNIGHT
"I’m only involved in that project in an advisory capacity as an executive producer, so I’m not involved in the day-to-day. When they told me that Ben was interested in doing it, I thought, “How thrilling!” This is the guy who just won Best Picture as a director and as an actor, and I thought it would be a great thing that he’d be willing to do this. I think the guy is incredibly talented and I’m very excited to see what Zack and Ben do together."
Ben Affleck as Batman in BATMAN v SUPERMAN
For the full interview - in which C-Nol also talks about the possibility of directing a Star Wars or James Bond film (and of course, INTERSTELLAR), click on the link provided above. If you're a fan of Nolan, you'll definitely enjoy this interview...though it's not as good as THIS ONE. *wink*