George Clooney Told Ben Affleck Not To Play Batman

In his first ever podcast appearance on Awards Chatter, George Clooney said he warned Ben Affleck against playing Batman on the big screen.

“I actually did talk to him about it. I said, ‘Don’t do it.'”

Clooney played Batman in 1997’s Batman and Robin, directed by Joel Schumacher. Meanwhile Affleck portrayed the character in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, and Justice League before leaving the role earlier this year.

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