First Dibs: Does James Franco Think Ben Affleck Should Be Batman?

Is a Glee actor going to be a superhero? Did Prince William and Kate Middleton hire a nanny? Will Insidious 2 scare up good box office this weekend?

  • James Franco says that Ben Affleck shouldn’t just be Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel; he should direct it. Franco explained that Affleck’s “best in the movies he directs.” [Eonline]
  • Speaking of comic book characters, Glee actor Grant Gustin has been cast as the Flash/Barry Allen in an upcoming arc on Arrow that will serve as a backdoor pilot for a potential Flash spinoff. [Hollywood Reporter]
  • Prince William and Kate Middleton have hired a nanny for little Prince George. The prince’s first nanny will be his dad’s old nanny, Jessie Webb. [US Magazine]
  • Will Insidious 2 scare up some good September box office this weekend? The first film earned $97 million and is expected to open at around $32 million this weekend. [MTV News]

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