Affleck Talks Anger Informing His Batman

Out doing the press rounds for “Gone Girl,” Ben Affleck tells UK newspaper The Sunday Times that his own issues with anger are helping him relate to his new role of a grizzled, past his prime Batman in Zack Snyder’s upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”. Seems the new Bruce Wayne will not be happy:

“I think it’s a necessity, historically, in the tradition of these films. For me, anger is so deeply buried and contained that when it does kind of come out, it comes out in stronger bursts.

I tend to be respectful, polite, get along, put up with, put up with, put up with… then, when it finally emerges, it’s not something I have a ton of control over.I’m not gonna go into a Wolverine berserker rage, but I do have a, I do..That is an interesting thing that you point out. That’s my personality…

By the way, that’s a character flaw, I think. I should sit down and say, ‘Listen, I just want to let you know what happened there wasn’t OK’, instead of going, let it go, let it go, let it go … ‘Ah, that’s not a big deal’, until finally you just pop!”

Maybe some of that anger spills onto the streets as photos are up on Instagram showing off a ‘Gotham Gas’ tanker truck which has been made to look like it exploded.

The suppressed rage of Affleck’s Dark Knight will face the haunted sullenness of Henry Cavill’s last son of Krypton when the film opens March 25th 2016.