We all like to bring home souvenirs when we do something cool, and there are few things cooler than playing Batman. Even Ben Affleck seems to realize how awesome his job is, as he recently admitted that he stole batarangs from the set of Justice League. However, it looks like the folks behind the film found out about this minor larceny -- and they even sent him a bill for the modified ninja weapons. Affleck opened up about the experience during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and said:
So it's technically not stealing, because he did end up paying for them in the end. During latest Justice League tidbit came from Ben Affleck's recent appearance on _The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. _After some talk about Donald Trump's endorsement of him as Batman in 2013, as well as a discussion of the love Affleck's son has for Flash, the discussion eventually landed on whether or not he stole anything from the set. As it turns out, Affleck TRIED to take these props, but Warner Bros. eventually caught on and forced him to pay for the lost property. Affleck also reportedly took a replica of the suit from his work on Dawn of Justice, so we're kind of starting to wonder if he's planning his own debut as a real-life Caped Crusader.
Assuming batarangs aren't cheap, then we can only wonder how much money Bruce Wayne has spent on them over the years. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's most technical action sequence, he shows no hesitation before throwing them at anyone in sight.
Ben Affleck is not the only member of the Justice League production who took props away from the set. While promoting the movie, Ezra Miller and Jason Momoa similarly spoke out about their time, on set and admitted that they had stolen props related to their respective characters. In the long run, it makes sense. Justice League is a historic moment in the annals of comic book movie history; it would be foolish not to take something away from the experience.
Make sure to catch Ben Affleck (and all of his batarangs) in Justice League, which is now in theaters. To get some more insight into the latest DC superhero epic before you see it, check out CinemaBlend's in-depth review of the film, as well as our To 3D guide to get a better sense of which ticket is worth your hard-earned money. Looking ahead to the next year, you can also check out our 2017 movie premiere guide and our 2018 movie premiere guide to see what's coming to the big screen!
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Originally from Connecticut, Conner grew up in San Diego and graduated from Chapman University in 2014. He now lives in Los Angeles working in and around the entertainment industry and can mostly be found binging horror movies and chugging coffee.