Christian's advice on Batman role

Christian Bale says it was embarrassing trying to go to the toilet while wearing the Batsuit and has given successor Ben Affleck a word of advice

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Christian Bale has given Batman successor Ben Affleck an important piece of advice.

The 'Out of the Furnace' actor - who played Bruce Wayne in Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy - has told Ben to make sure he goes to the toilet before putting on the famous Batsuit ahead of his role in 'Batman vs Superman'.

The 39-year-old star told Access Hollywood: "The only thing I said to him is to make sure he can take a p*ss without anyone having to help him because it's a little bit humiliating - at least what I went through - when you have to have someone help you out of the costume in order to do that.

"That was my main piece of advice to him."

The actor thinks 41-year-old Ben will make the role "his own" and has nothing to worry about.

Christian added: "I wish him all the best, he's a very experienced actor and filmmaker.

"Our thing is finished, we always declared it was finished and it should be passed on to another actor - it will be again after him."

Henry Cavill will star alongside Ben in the film which is set to open in cinemas on July 27, 2015.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 151 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Zack Snyder
  • Cast: Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg
  • UK release: 22 March 2016

Superman (Cavill) faces off against Batman (Affleck) in the aftermath of the near-destruction of Metropolis at the end of Man of Steel. Despite a pretty strong screenplay, the two leads are no more than functional and Wonder Woman (Gadot) is a damp squib. But if the film lacks Marvel's sense of fun, in its fidgety and…

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