Newswire: Hans Zimmer misses the old, non-Affleck Batman

The nearly unrelenting moodiness of Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice didn’t just bum out audiences; it wore on Hans Zimmer, who was tasked with scoring the film. Zimmer of course wrote the music for the Dark Knight trilogy that starred Christian Bale, who proved to be a great muse for the legendary composer. So he was asked to resume his duties for Zack Snyder’s Man Of Steel-quel, a gig that turned out to be a real drag for him. When it came time to write music to accompany Ben Affleck’s performance in Snyder’s film, Zimmer tells Inverse he was at a loss.

I spent months trying to come up with something for Ben. The Batman that I know and the one I learned is the one that Christian did, and Ben plays it differently. And I can’t quite shake that off. For me …

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