Justin Timberlake Has "No Aspirations" To Play The Riddler In Batman Vs. Superman - Audio

19 September 2013, 11:38

The 'SexyBack' singer has clarified recent reports to Capital at the premiere of Runner, Runner.

Justin Timberlake has exclusively denied recent press claims that he wants to play the Riddler in the upcoming superhero flick Batman Vs. Superman.

The 'Take Back The Night' singer was out at the Las Vegas premiere of his new film Runner, Runner with Ben Affleck this week, with the latter admitting that he thinks Justin can "do anything".

No, no, no, no, no, that was unfortunately taken out of context, fan boys rejoice!" Justin exclusively told Capital FM at the premiere. "I have no aspirations [for that].

I'm excited for him," Justin added, when asked about Ben joining the film as the new Batman. "I think he's going to make a great Batman."

Check out a picture of Justin Timberlake at the Las Vegas premiere this week below (Credit: Goff):

While Ben Affleck himself didn't reveal any new information he did say he thinks Justin can do anything, when asked whether the 'Mirrors' singer would make a good Riddler on screen.

"I think Justin can do anything!' Ben added.

Justin Timberlake is set to perform live back in the UK later this month (29th September) at iTunes Festival 2013.

Listen to Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck chatting to Capital showbiz reporter Kevin Hughes at the premiere below:

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