After all, he's famously been quoted as saying that the mask in Daredevil did him no favors and that he wouldn't be in a hurry to put one back on.
According to Alias and Elektra star Jennifer Garner, though (who's married to Affleck), the actor was apparently confident that he was doing right here. ET Canada caught up with the actress and asked her what she thought about her husband taking the coveted role, and she seemed to suggest that it was an easy decision.
“I’m excited about Batman, of course,” Garner said. “Everything we do, we look at it together, and we say, 'Can we handle this? Can we take this?' And this was one where we were like, 'Let’s go to Michigan!'”
Michigan, of course, because the film is being primarily filmed in Detroit.