Ben Affleck‘s son Samuel “Sam” Garner is a superhero fan — however not in the way in which one would possibly count on.
The actor stepped out for the Justice League premiere (sponsored by Mercedes Benz) Monday night time on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, chatting with E! News about how his youngest youngster with ex Jennifer Garner has taken a liking to certainly one of Batman’s teammates extra so than his dad’s Caped Crusader.
“My son does love The Flash,” Affleck admitted of his 5½-year-old (Affleck and Garner additionally share daughters Seraphina “Sera” Rose Elizabeth, 8½, and Violet Anne, 12 subsequent month). “He feels that he’s very fast, and he likes to demonstrate that.”
Another character who influences Sam’s want for velocity? Dash, the center youngster from The Incredibles. “That’s who he wants to be,” explains Affleck, 45.
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The actor and director’s daughters are into Wonder Woman, after all. “They look up to [Gal Gadot] and think she’s so cool and awesome, like we all do,” he says, joking, “So I guess some of her cool must be rubbing off on me a little bit as a dad — at least I know someone cool!”
Affleck’s youngsters haven’t seen Justice League but, however they may ultimately — when the insanity dies down a bit, he explains.
“I usually wait a couple weeks, if it’s a kid-appropriate movie, and go in a theater, which is what we’ll do with this one,” he says. “I’ll go after the movie starts a little bit so people aren’t distracted.”
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Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, however fortunately the busy star already has plans — ones that contain his longtime pal and colleague Matt Damon offering the unfold.
“My mom’s coming out, and I think my brother will come over. We’ll go down the street and see Matt‘s family,” Affleck explains to E! News, including jokingly. “I just badume when we go to Matt’s, he’s already cooked something!”
Justice League — additionally starring Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill and Ezra Miller — opens nationwide Friday.