Justin Timberlake Won't Be Robin To Affleck's Batman

08/29/2013
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(Radio.com) New York's Fresh 102.7 spoke to Justin Timberlake after he cleaned up at the MTV Video Music Awards this weekend and was part of an *NSYNC. They covered both topics in the interview, as well as Miley Cyrus' controversial twerking. But they also talked about another big piece of entertainment news: Ben Affleck taking over the role of Batman.

"Ben Affleck as Batman, I like it," Timberlake told the station. "I think he's a brilliant filmmaker. I think he's an extreme talent so he could surprise a lot of people."

Timberlake recently finished shooting the thriller Runner Runner, which also stars Affleck. But would he be interested in playing Batman's Boy Wonder?

"Not a chance in hell," Timberlake said. "I ain't playin' Robin. I have no aspiration to ever be a superhero in a movie. Now villian. I'll tell you the villain I want to play more than anything because I grew up loving Batman, funny enough, is the Riddler. The Riddler is my favorite villain."

"The Riddler was like a sociopath," Timberlake continued. "He was proper crazy. So if I'm gonna play crazy, I'm wanna play proper crazy." more on this story

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