London, March 7 : Michael Keaton has praised the decision of Ben Affleck being cast as Batman in the upcoming ' Man of Steel ' sequel, saying that he would be great.
Keaton said on Today show that he doesn't follow the superhero series much but he doesn't know why people get excited about things, Metro. co. uk reported.
Washington, Feb 21 : Ben Affleck is set to testify for a third time about the ongoing unrest in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The 'Argo' director has been a political advocate for the central African country for years and next Wednesday, Affleck is heading to Washington, DC to take part in a panel discussion aimed at ending the continuous violence and civil war between ethnic groups in the Congo, Contactmusic reported.
Los Angeles, Feb 16 - Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck tipped a waitress over $90 when he bought a cup of coffee.
The generous "Argo" star was in a rush while in a coffee shop in Santa Monica, California, and left the waitress a huge tip when he realised he was only carrying $100 notes, reports contactmusic. com.
Los Angeles, Jan 21 : Actress Jennifer Garner says she is a fan of her husband Ben Affleck's batman suit for the new 2016 "Man of Steel" sequel.
Garner revealed that she has seen the suit, reports contactmusic. com.
"I've seen the suit. It's unbelievably cool. It's a total reinvention, it looks great," Entertainment Tonight quoted Garner as saying.
Washington, January 21 - TV producer Chuck Lorre praised Ben Affleck's penis size in his acceptance speech for Norman Lear Achievement Award at the Annual Producers Guild of America Awards.
Lorre recalled an encounter with the 41-year-old actor in the men's room at Golden Globes and admitted that he peeked and added that he is sure Affleck can play Batman, Us Magazine reported.
Washington, December 10 : Ben Affleck has opened up about his relationship with wife Jennifer Garner and how he fell in love, in an interview with the Playboy magazine.
Affleck has said that though the couple met on the sets of 'Pearl Harbour', they only fell in love while they were filming 'Daredevil', ABC News reported.
Washington, Dec 10 : Ben Affleck has confessed that the only movie he actually regrets starring in is 'Daredevil'.
The 41-year-old actor told Playboy magazine that the regret kills him because he loved the story and the character, and the fact that the movie got "f***ed up" the way it did, stays with him, Contactmusic reported.
London, Dec 5 - Ben Affleck has revealed that his portrayal of Batman will be older and wiser in the sequel ' Man of Steel '.
The 41-year-old actor said that his version of Batman would not compete with Christian Bale's in Christopher Nolan's trilogy, Metro. co. uk reported.
Los Angeles, Nov 14 : Actor Morgan Freeman has spoken out in support of Ben Affleck and says that critics and fans should give him a fair chance to portray the role of Batman in "Man Of Steel" sequel.
The sequel will see Batman and Superman together for the first time on the big screen. Affleck will play Batman, while Henry Cavill will feature as Superman.
London, October 26 - Ben Affleck has admitted that he was "reluctant" to join Superman vs Batman at first, as he didn't think he would fit the character of the caped crusader.
The 41-year-old actor told 411 Mania that he was won over by director Zack Snyder's vision for the Batman, Metro. co. uk reported.
Affleck said that Snyder showed him the concept that the film would be different from the ones that Christopher Nolan and Christian Bale had made earlier.
Los Angeles, Aug 29 : Actor Ben Affleck once built a 'Batcave' in his house, reveals his friend.
The 41-year-old actor, who will portray Batman in the "Man of Steel" sequel, was so obsessed with his character that he built a replica of the entrance to the secret den where his character Bruce Wayne keeps his alter ego's suit, weapon and vehicles, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
Washington, Feb 26 : Ben Affleck has admitted that his proudest accomplishment is finding a soulmate in his wife Jennifer Garner.
After thanking the actress during the Oscars, he spoke to Access Hollywood about how much Garner, 40, meant to him.
He said that all marriages and relationships to a certain extent require work and investment, adding that he and Garner work on it together.
London, Feb 4 : Ben Affleck has won the top film honour for his Iran hostage drama, `Argo' from the Directors Guild of America.
The win would normally be an indicator of Oscar success as the Directors Guild recipient nearly always goes on to claim the same prize at Hollywood's biggest night.
But the actor-turned filmmaker missed out on an Oscar directing nomination.
Los Angeles, Jan 28 " Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck, who has three children with actress wife Jennifer Garner, does not want them to work in Hollywood because he thinks they are already exposed too much.
"I would do whatever I could to discourage that. My kids have enough issues of being exposed in ways that I don't want them to be exposed, in magazines and shows and stuff," Affleck told eonline. com.
New York, Dec. 20 : Ben Affleck is reportedly dropping out of Warner Bros movie `Focus,' just days after Kristen Stewart confirmed that she will be appearing in the film.
According to Variety magazine, Affleck will not appear in the film because "while the actor very much wanted to do the film, the timing just couldn't be worked out," the Huffington Post reported.
Washington, Dec. 19 : Ben Affleck could be in the running to become a future US senator.
According to CBS Boston, the 40-year-old actor is on a list of possible successors to Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, the Politico reported.
Political analyst Jon Keller has heard Affleck's name being "tossed around" among others - including Scott Brown, Rep. Mike Capuano, Rep. Ed Markey and Rep. Stephen Lynch - to take Kerry's seat, he said on Tuesday.
Washington, Nov 29 : Ben Affleck has been named the Entertainer of the Year by bosses at U. S. publication Entertainment Weekly.
The actor-turned filmmaker was chosen by the experts for his outstanding performance, as an actor in and director of Argo- which received rave reviews and has become a favourite to land the Best Picture gold at the 2013 Academy Awards.
Los Angeles, Nov 16 : Actor-director Ben Affleck feels actress Kristen Stewart is terrific and says he would love to work with the "Twilight" actress.
He is reportedly set to work with Stewart in romantic comedy "Focus".
"I am hesitant to get into casting stuff because I don't know what's finished or isn't, because people come in and out of things all the time. But she's terrific and hopefully it will work out," Affleck told eonline. com.
London, October 29: Fictional Hollywood sci-fi film, Argo, which has been directed by Ben Affleck, was created as cover for Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent, Tony Mendez, who underwent one of the most dangerous missions in the history of CIA in the year 1979.
Ayatollah Khomeini had taken control of Iran a month earlier and the country was in violent turmoil during the period.
New Delhi, Oct 17 - Only too aware that some people may misinterpret the story he is telling in "Argo", set in Iran, Oscar winning actor-director Ben Affleck says the thriller is a "real film" based on "a true story for the audience".
Washington, Oct 11 : Ben Affleck has revealed that he keeps multiple weapons at his 17.5-million-dollar Pacific Palisades mansion to protect his family after actress wife Jennifer Garner was continuously harassed by a crazy stalker in 2009.
The 40-year-old `Argo' star has three young children- Violet, Seraphina, and baby Samuel- with the `Butter' actress.
Los Angeles, Oct 11 - Actor Ben Affleck says he is still in touch with his ex-fiancee Jennifer Lopez and respects her a lot.
"I respect her. I like her. She's put up with some stuff that was unfair in her life, and I'm really pleased to see her successful," Hollywood Reporter quoted Affleck, 40, as saying.
New York, Oct 11 : Despite eight years of separation, a marriage to Jennifer Garner and three children, Ben Affleck has admitted he still keeps in contact with his ex-fiancee, Jennifer Lopez.
It's been nearly a decade since the rise and fall of the infamous couple known as Bennifer, but the actor only has kind words to say about his former partner.
Washington, Oct 8 : Ben Affleck wrote a sincere apology note after knocking off the mirror of a parked car.
The actor and director was involved in a minor crash with a parked car in Santa Monica on Saturday, after taking his daughters Violet and Seraphina to McDonalds.
Washington, Oct. 3 : American actor Ben Affleck said he had high hopes from then- candidate Barack Obama in 2008, but his record in the Oval Office has not been all the he had hoped.
"I voted for Obama last time although he got to be all things to all people then," Affleck said, adding: "And now he's got a record which makes it really different ... I obviously have more complicated feelings".
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