Batman Vs Superman Batfleck costume is blue

Ben Affleck’s Batman suit is blue and grey like The Dark Knight Returns

Ben Affleck in costume for Batman Vs Superman
Ben Affleck in costume for Batman Vs Superman

Speaking to Hollywood Babble-On, Batman fanboy and Batfleck confidant Kevin Smith hinted at the colour scheme of the recently released picture of Ben Affleck in costume from Zack Snyder’s Batman Vs Superman.

“As you may remember, I saw a photo of the Batsuit many months ago, and many people asked online, ‘Is that the picture you saw?’” recalled Smith. “No, that is a very cool picture, but that is not the picture I saw… They put it on a fake rooftop, and they lit it up. But it was in color, and you could see every piece of detail.

“So I’ve seen some people online go, ‘Why is this fucking suit any different than the Chris Nolan Batsuit, it’s all one fucking color?’ It’s like, ‘Dude, that’s a monochrome photo. You know what that means – one chrome.

Kevin Smith, circa 2007
Kevin Smith, circa 2007

“That’s not a representation of what the suit looks like. So what the suit looks like, and I was always kind of keeping it quiet until they revealed it, but they’ve revealed it. And you can kind of see, and anybody that… you’ve seen some people take the picture and colour it online.

“If you want to see what this fucking suit looks like, you just go to Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns, go to the third book, Hunt The Dark Knight… it’s the exact fucking outfit he’s wearing. That’s why I hugged that guy all those months ago.

Batman as he appears in The Dark Knight Returns Book 3
Batman as he appears in The Dark Knight Returns Book 3

Batman Vs Superman will be released on 6 May 2016, read our defence of Ben Affleck’s casting here and Gal Gadot’s casting hereMan Of Steel is out now – get it on Blu-ray for £18.50DVD for £12.75 or 3D Blu-ray for £20.50 from Amazon.co.uk and find out more about the comics that inspired the film with new digital magazine Uncanny Comics.