Reuters

Ben Affleck to become Batman

Share Slideshow

Director and producer Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for best picture for "Argo" at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (OSCARS-SHOW)

Director and producer Ben Affleck accepts the Oscar for best picture for "Argo" at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (OSCARS-SHOW)

Close
1 / 20

Director Ben Affleck accepts the "Best Director" award for the movie "Argo" at the 2013 Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

Director Ben Affleck accepts the "Best Director" award for the movie "Argo" at the 2013 Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

Close
2 / 20

Producers of best picture winner "Argo" (L-R) Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney pose with their Oscars at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013 REUTERS/ Mike Blake (UNITED STATES TAGS:ENTERTAINMENT) (OSCARS-BACKSTAGE)

Producers of best picture winner "Argo" (L-R) Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney pose with their Oscars at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013 REUTERS/ Mike Blake (UNITED STATES TAGS:ENTERTAINMENT) (OSCARS-BACKSTAGE)

Close
3 / 20

Ben Affleck poses during a photocall to promote his film Argo on the second day of the San Sebastian Film Festival September 22, 2012. REUTERS/Vincent West

Ben Affleck poses during a photocall to promote his film Argo on the second day of the San Sebastian Film Festival September 22, 2012. REUTERS/Vincent West

Close
4 / 20

Ben Affleck is interviewed at the premiere of "Argo" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California October 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Ben Affleck is interviewed at the premiere of "Argo" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, California October 4, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Close
5 / 20

Cast members from the movie "Argo" (L-R) John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, Ben Affleck, Clea DuVall, Kerry Bishe and Scoot McNairy hold their Hollywood Ensemble Cast Awards at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala in Beverly Hills, California October 22, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Cast members from the movie "Argo" (L-R) John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, Ben Affleck, Clea DuVall, Kerry Bishe and Scoot McNairy hold their Hollywood Ensemble Cast Awards at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala in Beverly Hills, California October 22, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Close
6 / 20

Ben Affleck prepares to participate in the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Ben Affleck prepares to participate in the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Close
7 / 20

Ben Affleck accepts the "Facebook" award during the "Do Something Awards" in Santa Monica, California August 19, 2012. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas

Ben Affleck accepts the "Facebook" award during the "Do Something Awards" in Santa Monica, California August 19, 2012. REUTERS/Gus Ruelas

Close
8 / 20
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

Ben Affleck and actress Rebecca Hall attend a press conference to promote the film The Town during the 35th Toronto International Film Festival September 10, 2010. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill

Ben Affleck and actress Rebecca Hall attend a press conference to promote the film The Town during the 35th Toronto International Film Festival September 10, 2010. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill

Close
9 / 20

Ben Affleck signs autographs during the "The town" red carpet at the 67th Venice Film Festival September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Ben Affleck signs autographs during the "The town" red carpet at the 67th Venice Film Festival September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Close
10 / 20

Ben Affleck (L), director of out-of-competition film "The Town", poses with actors Jon Hamm (2ndR), Jeremy Renner (R) and Rebecca Hall during a red carpet at the 67th Venice Film Festival September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Ben Affleck (L), director of out-of-competition film "The Town", poses with actors Jon Hamm (2ndR), Jeremy Renner (R) and Rebecca Hall during a red carpet at the 67th Venice Film Festival September 8, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Close
11 / 20

Ben Affleck (R), director of-out-competition film "The Town", and actress Rebecca Hall pose as they arrive at the Excelsior Palace during the 67th Venice Film Festival September 7, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Ben Affleck (R), director of-out-competition film "The Town", and actress Rebecca Hall pose as they arrive at the Excelsior Palace during the 67th Venice Film Festival September 7, 2010. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Close
12 / 20

Ben Affleck adjusts his tie at the premiere of the movie "He's Just Not That Into You" at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California February 2, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Ben Affleck adjusts his tie at the premiere of the movie "He's Just Not That Into You" at the Grauman's Chinese theatre in Hollywood, California February 2, 2009. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Close
13 / 20

Ben Affleck (C) poses with members of the African Children's Choir at the ONE X ONE annual benefit gala in Toronto September 9, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Ben Affleck (C) poses with members of the African Children's Choir at the ONE X ONE annual benefit gala in Toronto September 9, 2007. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Close
14 / 20

Jennifer Garner (L) and Ben Affleck laugh at Game 1 of the World Series between the Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park in Boston on October 23, 2004. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Jennifer Garner (L) and Ben Affleck laugh at Game 1 of the World Series between the Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park in Boston on October 23, 2004. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Close
15 / 20

Ben Affleck, star of the new action film "Daredevil" listens to his fiancee, actress Jennifer Lopez as they arrive for the film's premiere in Los Angeles February 9, 2003. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Ben Affleck, star of the new action film "Daredevil" listens to his fiancee, actress Jennifer Lopez as they arrive for the film's premiere in Los Angeles February 9, 2003. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Close
16 / 20
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

Ben Affleck (L) talks with talk show host Jay Leno about his favorite baseball team, the Boston Red Sox during his appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" during a taping of the program at the NBC studios in Burbank, California, October 22, 2004. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Ben Affleck (L) talks with talk show host Jay Leno about his favorite baseball team, the Boston Red Sox during his appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" during a taping of the program at the NBC studios in Burbank, California, October 22, 2004. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Close
17 / 20

Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon, partners in Live Planet Productions, arrive for a party celebrating Project Greenlight February 26, 2001 in Hollywood. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon, partners in Live Planet Productions, arrive for a party celebrating Project Greenlight February 26, 2001 in Hollywood. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Close
18 / 20

Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon hold up their Oscars after winning in the category Original Screenplay for their movie Good Will Hunting, March 23, 1998. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Ben Affleck (L) and Matt Damon hold up their Oscars after winning in the category Original Screenplay for their movie Good Will Hunting, March 23, 1998. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Close
19 / 20

Liv Tyler (L) stars as "Grace Stamper" in a scene with Ben Affleck portraying "A.J. Frost" in the film "Armageddon." REUTERS/Handout

Liv Tyler (L) stars as "Grace Stamper" in a scene with Ben Affleck portraying "A.J. Frost" in the film "Armageddon." REUTERS/Handout

Close
20 / 20

All Collections

Photos of the week

5:35am IST

All Collections

Editor's Choice

5:25am IST

All Collections

Photos of the week

4:05am IST

All Collections

Pictures of the year: Gaza

3:00am IST

All Collections

In the heart of Ebola

Friday, December 19, 2014

All Collections

India this week

Friday, December 19, 2014

All Collections

Indian Ocean Tsunami - 10 years on

Friday, December 19, 2014

All Collections

Pictures of the year: Sports

Friday, December 19, 2014