The things they say:

“It’s a mythic character… and everybody has their own idea and they’re entitled to it and it’s important for everyone to express it and we live in America, where that should be done. And it’s also a great opportunity for an actor and when you get to play that role, it’s super bad a** and I think he’s gonna be super bad a** in it.” Jake Gyllenhaal can understand the fuss surrounding the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman in the Man of Steel sequel, but he’s convinced his peer will do a great job as the Caped Crusader.