Ben Affleck is growing tired of a constant barrage of Batman questions — ones that have overshadow his latest directorial and acting effort in “Live by Night.”
In the following Entertainment Tonight, Canada clip posted on Twitter, Affleck shared how he feels about the seemingly never-ending stream of Batman inquiries.
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“Oh my God, it’s such a pain in the ass,” said Affleck. “It’s, like, every time I mention Batman it gets this huge click bait. And when I was doing this movie [“Live by Night”], it took me two years to get it together, but no one ever asked me “Where is ‘Live by Night’.”
He went on: “They ask me, ‘Batman, Batman, Batman.’ ‘Batman’ is coming along. It’s going to be great. We’re going to make something really special. We’re going to take the time to make it right. We’re going to do it good. We’re going to do it the right way and the fans are going to love it.”
Affleck offered similar insight on the Warner Bros. film during a recent appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” saying: “I’m gonna direct the next ‘Batman.’ We’re workin’ on it. It’s one of those things that’s really frustrating because, like with ‘Live by Night,’ it took me a year and a half to write it and get it ready and I worked really hard. It’s just nobody gave a sh–. No one was like ‘Where’s ‘Live by Night!’? But with ‘Batman,’ I keep getting the, like, ‘Where’s the fu–ing Batman?!’ and I’m, like, ‘Bro, I’m workin’, give me a second!”
Chill out Batman fans. They’re working on it.
In case you’ve been too distracted with every tiny morsel of recent “Batman” news, “Live by Night” is currently playing in theaters.