Should Affleck Play Batman? Twitter Says 'No'
PHOTO: Ben Affleck Named Next Batman

Some people have long memories and many - especially comics fans - have not forgotten "Daredevil," one of Ben Affleck's biggest flops and his only time portraying an iconic superhero.

When news hit the web last night that the "Argo" director, 41, would be the next Batman in the "Man of Steel" sequel, Twitter erupted and Mount Vesuvius has yet to be plugged with #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck still trending and going strong, with opinions and jokes on who should play the caped crusader instead of Ben.

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Read: Ben Affleck to Star as Batman

The anticipated 2015 blockbuster will bring Batman and Superman, played by Henry Cavill, together on the big screen for the first time. Here's who you thought would be better "suited" for the role:


- Emma Maria Phelan (@emmaphelan) August 23, 2013

I think Hugh Jackman could rock a Bat suit better then #BenAffleck anyday! #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck

- Luca the ALIEN (@Lucci47) August 23, 2013

Whoopi Goldberg would be a #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck

- PrettiBoiC ? (@PrettiBoiC) August 23, 2013

#BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck a musical version with Alec Baldwin as Batman.

- Jared, the Jaguar (@jaredcarter_) August 23, 2013

#BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck Elton John

- Jason Tuttle (@TuttlePatriarch) August 23, 2013

Martha Stewart #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck

- ace (@wtf_ace) August 23, 2013

#betterbatmanthanbenaffleck Hilary Swank

- Riley (@ProsevereRiley) August 23, 2013

Morgan freeman #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck

- Kyle Haskins (@MoneyHaskins) August 23, 2013

Christopher Walken would be #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck

- Sarah Ellis (@HappyGoRun) August 23, 2013

Ellen DeGeneres would make a #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck

- Rigo Who?! (@Rigo_Me) August 23, 2013

#BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck … Joan Rivers

- Tamalam (@tamalama73) August 23, 2013

#BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck Jennifer Garner

- Manuel (@T_Muscles2dot0) August 23, 2013


Here's my official reaction to the announcement that Ben Affleck is the new #Batman

- Ameet Chimote (@ameetchimote) August 23, 2013

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