Watch: Behind the Scenes of Our December Cover Shoot With Ben Affleck

On the cusp of his return as Batman in Justice League, Ben Affleck posed for a photoshoot for the December issue of Men’s Journal, wearing a winter-weight topcoat by Michael Kors under the balmy California sun.

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The video above takes you behind the scenes of the shoot, photographed by John Russo last August in Los Angeles. In an interview between takes, Affleck admits he has to work harder than his peers to look good in front of a camera and (sometimes) doesn’t mind when the paparazzi show up—which they did for our shoot—if they can give him a jump for his car.

Inside the issue, Affleck talks with his old pal Jimmy Kimmel about reaching middle age and how he dealt with stardom early in his career. Pick up a copy on newsstands today. 

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