Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice won't be another Daredevil, says Ben Affleck
- Bang Showbiz
- 7 October 2014
'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' star Ben Affleck says the upcoming film won't be another Daredevil, the 2003 movie that was panned by critics
Ben Affleck insists 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' will not be another 'Daredevil'.
The 42-year-old, who is preparing to play the iconic role, has promised fans that the eagerly-awaited superhero film will not be a repeat of 20th Century Fox's 2003 movie, which was panned by critics.
He told NPR: "Indeed I have regrets about 'Daredevil'.
"I have regrets about all the movies that I don't think were executed properly. Look, if I thought we were remaking 'Daredevil', I'd be out there picketing myself."
He added: "I'm hard on myself, and I have exacting standards and I want to do excellent work and I don't always succeed, but I think you have to start out with that drive."
The 'Argo' actor also praised the behind-the-scenes team working on the much-hyped new film.
He said: "It was written by Chris Terrio, who wrote Argo, who's not a comic guy. And it's directed by Zack Snyder, who's an incredibly magical sort of visual stylist, who's steeped in the comic world.
"And you have this sandwich of talents. I felt very confident about it. I thought it would be nice to make one of these movies really, really good."