Ben, his ring plainly visible, chats with co-star Henry Cavill. [Cred: Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images]
"If I thought too hard about the actors who played the part before, I couldn't take the job. George Clooney did great, Christian Bale ... I talked to Zack and I was like, 'Are you sure?' You know? And he said, 'I have this vision, I have this idea for the guy and you're perfect for it.' 'What do you mean?' '[He's at] the end of his rope, he's a burnout..."
Meanwhile, Us magazine is reporting that in the DVD commentary for the film "Gone Girl," director David Fincher calls Ben out, saying he would be "suspicious" if he were Ben's wife since Ben is "extraordinarily good" at pretending to hear someone else on the other end of a phone.
"...[I]f I was his wife, I think I would be very suspicious, always, of whoever just called because he has a real gift at being able to insinuate a conversation."