Re: The box office "bar of success" for Batman/ Superman.
Originally Posted by charl_huntress
I guess I don't follow movie news enough, but I have never thought of Affleck as a bankable star. I'm not sure I'm understanding the meaning of that since for me he doesn't seem to have the same sort of star power as say...Brad Pitt.
He's not. He's a good actor, and an even better director, but he's not a box office draw. His biggest films to date are Armageddon where he was a secondary character and Pearl Harbor.
However Affleck is definitely the biggest draw of this film for better or worse.
"Dull and downbeat, this Fantastic Four proves a woefully misguided attempt to translate a classic comic series without the humor, joy, or colorful thrills that made it great." - Rotten Tomatoes critics consensus on Josh Trank's Fantastic Four