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By Ann Oldenburg, USA TODAY

The news broke Thursday night that Ben Affleck, 41, will be the new Batman in a movie slated for 2015. He's taking over the Christian Bale role and will star opposite Henry Cavill.

At first there was just surprised reaction. And many just want Bale to return.

Now trending on Twitter is:#BetterBatmanThanBenAffleck with all sorts of suggestions for who should take over the iconic role.

Ideas include everything from a cat, to Big Bang Theory's Sheldon, to a Minion Batman...
...to Justin Bieber
Samuel L. Jackson
Jim Carrey
Obama
Vanilla Ice
Channing Tatum
Danny DeVito
Adam West
Betty White
Homer Simpson
Meryl Streep
Al Roker
Seth Rogen
Jar Jar Binks
Idris Elba
Sugar Bear from Honey Boo Boo
Billy Crystal
Prince
Paula Deen
Jerry Sandusky
the old lady who greets you at Walmart
my pinkie toe
a grilled cheese sandwich
zombies from The Walking Dead
Paula Deen
all of China
Dwight Schrute
and "my mom."

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