Affleck gives an interview to NPR about going back in front of the camera after directing his own films. On Gone Girl:
The really liberating thing was … usually when you play a protagonist and you’re a lead in the movie there are sort of some unspoken rules. You know, you have to be a good person … And in this case, we weren’t encumbered by that at all. The whole idea of likability was sort of thrown out of the window.
Batman vs. Superman:
If I thought we were remaking Daredevil, I’d be out there picketing myself