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In late August it was announced that Ben Affleck would appear in the "Man of Steel" sequel "Batman vs. Superman" as Bruce Wayne/Batman. The news didn't go over so well with fans of the caped crusader and a petition was launched on Change.org to "remove" Affleck from the film.
Affleck talked about his casting backlash during his appearance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Monday, Sept. 16, and the actor said he was a "big boy" who could handle criticism. A clip of his appearance on the show can be seen below.
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Ben Affleck received an honorary doctorate from Brown University at the Ivy League school's commencement ceremony on May 26, 2013.
Check out photos of the actor at the event.
You can call him Dr. Ben Affleck now.
The 40-year-old Oscar-winning actor and director, who is also a college dropout, took home a prestigious honor over Memorial Day Weekend 2013 -- an honorary doctorate from Brown University. He was awarded a Doctor of Fine Arts (D.F.A.) at the Ivy League school's commencement ceremony on its campus in Providence, Rhode Island on Sunday, May 26, and stole the show.
Ben Affleck is going to help raise awareness about the struggles people who live in poverty face by living on just $1.50 a day.
The Oscar-winning "Argo" star Tweeted about taking up the challenge for the Live Below The Line anti-poverty campaign. The star can only spend $1.50 on food and drink for each day he takes up the challenge.
Oscar nominees Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence along with Oscar winner Ben Affleck are set to present at Oscars 2013, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Thursday, February 14.
Lawrence was nominated in 2011 for her performance in the drama mystery film, "Winter's Bone." The actress, who turned heads at the prestigious event in a red Calvin Klein gown, is currently nominated for Best Actress for her role as Tiffany in the 2012 comedy drama, "Silver Linings Playbook."
Throughout this Oscar season, we are looking back at some of the great moments in Oscar history. At the 70th Oscars in 1998, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for their 1997 drama "Good Will Hunting."
The film centered around Boston native Will Hunting, portrayed by Damon, who is a 20-year-old genius forced to study math and labor to get by and avoid jail time. Hunting sees a therapist, portrayed by Robin Williams, and re-evaluates the key relationships in his life with his best friend who is portrayed by Affleck, and his girlfriend who is portrayed by Minnie Driver.
For the 24th year in a row, Hollywood's biggest stars packed up and headed to the desert for the Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren, and Naomi Watts were just a few of the A-Listers to attend the big gala.
Ben Affleck has put the kibosh on the idea of a possible run for the United States Senate, following a TV interview in which he did not rule out the prospect.
The 40-year-old "Argo" actor and director, who has been involved in efforts to aid those affected by violence in Eastern Congo and has even lobbied Congress about it, made his latest comments in a message posted on his Facebook page on Monday afternoon.