When you sign on to play a superhero, especially someone as iconic as Batman, you’re going to undergo quite a bit of scrutiny. Warner Bros. was well aware of it and the studio wanted to make sure Ben Affleck was well aware of it before taking the role as well. However, clearly that didn’t stop Affleck from joining the cast of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as the new Bruce Wayne/Batman.
While discussing his decision to take the part, Affleck highlighted that if he didn’t think he could do it, he never would have signed on in the first place. Hit the jump for more of Affleck’s thoughts on being the new Batman. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters on March 25, 2016 and also stars Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Jason Momoa, Holly Hunter, Scoot McNairy and Jeremy Irons.