A lot has already been written about the choice to cast Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Zack Snyder's Man of Steel follow-up, which will feature Superman and Batman sharing the big screen in 2015. The announcement of such a movie was one of the biggest stories to come out of this year's San Diego Comic-Con, and now news that Affleck is playing Batman will undoubtedly go down as one of the biggest stories of the summer, if not the year.
In order to dissect the news in greater detail, we assembled a small roundtable of movie gurus and comics experts to figure out whether Affleck's casting is a good thing or a bad thing for not only this specific movie, but for the future of the character and Ben Affleck's career.
Listen below as our own Erik Davis, Sean O'Connell and John Gholson attempt to answer the following question: Is Ben Affleck the right man to play Batman? Additionally, you can find this podcast on iTunes right here.