But while the Argo star still has legions of Batman fans, DC Comics purists, Daredevil haters and plain old devil's advocates to convince, he's already got the support of Wayne Enterprises. Er, Warner Bros.
Affleck is "perfect for the vision" the studio has of Batman as "kind of tired and weary and seasoned," Warners CEO Kevin Tsujihara told investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference, per Deadline. "We think it's going to be huge."
If it's anywhere near as huge as Affleck's arms...box office gold.