23/08/2013 06:22 BST | Updated 25/08/2013 16:17 BST

#BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck: Ben Affleck Named As The New Batman And Sends Twitter Into A Meltdown (PICTURES)

Ben Affleck has been named as the new Batman and will star in the Man of Steel sequel.

Users immediately took to social networking sites and created the new #BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck trend.

Take a look at how Twitter has reacted to this news - including suggestions for who would make a better Batman than Affleck:

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