* Despite the enormous internet backdraft that greeted the announcement, there are still plenty of people who are happy to see Creator/BenAffleck cast as Franchise/{{Batman}} for the sequel, including Scott Snyder, Creator/GrantMorrison, Creator/JossWhedon, Creator/HughJackman, Contender for the part Creator/JoshBrolin, Creator/MarkMillar, Creator/ChristianBale and even [[Series/{{Smallville}} Tom Welling]]. Most heartwarming of all was [[http://ie.ign.com/articles/2013/08/26/patton-oswalt-defends-ben-affleck-batman-casting this defense from]] Creator/PattonOswalt, showing that Affleck might just be right for the role after all.