Matt Damon Defends Ben Affleck Against Batman Backlash: 'It Will Be Great'

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August 28, 2013 AT 12:16 PM
News that Ben Affleck is the next Batman was met with backlash last week: from flurries of fury on Twitter to two petitions, one begging Warner Bros. to rethink it's casting choice and another asking the White House to step in. But Affleck's longtime friend and fellow Bostonian, Matt Damon, came to his defense The actor-producer knows Affleck has more than what it takes to star as the Caped Crusader."I think it will be great. It will be terrific," Damon told the Times of India.