Ben Affleck has garnered mass recognition for donning the cape crusader, and recently he revealedhe wanted to play an on-screen superhero.
To impress his kids! yes, Affleck unveils thereason in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter‘s “Awards Chatter” podcast.
”I did Batman because I wanted to do it for my kids,” he said. “I wanted to do something that my son would dig. I mean, my kids didn’t see ‘Argo’,”
“I wore the suit to my son’s birthday party, which was worth every moment of suffering on ‘Justice League’,” he noted.
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Affleck shares three kids with ex-wife Jennifer Garner: daughters Violet Anne, 15, Seraphina Rose Elizabeth, 12 and son Samuel Garner, 9.
Further, he also talked about his ‘Justice League’ suffering during production, and re-calls about his drinking habit around that time, adding that “it was a hard thing to deal with.”
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“I’ve been sober for a while now, and I feel really good — as healthy and good as I’ve ever felt,” says Affleck. “And the process of recovering from alcoholism has been really instructive. I think it’s great for people who aren’t alcoholics, you know? Like, ‘Be honest. Have integrity. Take accountability. Help other people.’ It’s a good set of things that they teach you. It took me a little while to get it — I had a few slips, like most people — but I feel really good.”
Affleck first donned the cape in 2016 ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. He also returned in a cameo as Batman in 2016’s ‘Suicide Squad’.Ben willmake his return for one more timein’The Flash’ standalone movie.