And news that he is to play, Batman in 2015 Superman sequel has been greeted with wild reactions. To show how serious they are, some angry fans have started writing a petition at Change.org asking Warner Bros to drop him and pick other suitable actors.
They also took to social media (twitter) to express their disapproval. Picking up the hashtag, BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck
they suggested Bradley Cooper, Roy Cropper, Christian Bale, Liam Payne, Michael Jackson, Nicolas Cage.etc as better replacements for the Oscar-winning Director.