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Holy Batfleck! Ben Affleck Cast as Batman! Should Matt Damon Play Robin?

Big news in Gotham Thursday night… Ben Affleck is the new Batman!

The A-list casting news lit up the Twitterverse, inspiring some fun and funny tweets -- many suggesting Matt Damon as Robin. Here are our favorites!
Richard Dreyfus: “You read for a part, you feel good about it, you feel confident, then they cast Ben Affleck.”
Robert Kazinsky: “OOOOOOOOOOOOH Matt Damon as the new joker? waddya think of them apples?”
Joshua Malina: “Damon as Robin! Damon as Robin!”
Kevin Smith: “Holy s**t... BEN AFFLECK IS THE NEW BATMAN!!!... Do you know what this means? It means that I've seen Batman naked!!!”
Patton Oswalt: “WOW, @BenAffleck is gonna play Batman. I hope he fights the Joke-ah! #wickedpissah”
Josh Gad: “WTF! Ben Affleck is Batman?! That's genius.”
Garcelle Beauvais: “Awesome ben.”
Paul Scheer: “The Aflac Duck is the New Batman...Interesting.”
Brian Michael Bendis: “I just made some calls around Hollywood and I am happy to report that Ben Affleck will be keeping the Argo beard when he plays Batman.”

"Batman vs. Superman," a sequel to "Man of Steel," is due in theaters in 2015.