While some may have not quite gotten used to the idea of Ben Affleck playing Batman in the upcoming Batman v. Superman movie, the original on-screen Batman is coming to his defense. Find out what Adam West had to say about Affleck taking on the role after the jump!


“My feeling is that Ben Affleck will be really good simply because he’s a great talent,” West said at Comic Con on Thursday (July 24th). “And I’d be very interested in seeing him in the role.”

West was the first to portray the Caped Crusader on-screen during the television series that ran from 1966 to 1968. If the original Batman gives Affleck the okay, maybe fans can too!

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is set to hit theaters in 2016!