Los Angeles, May 7: Hollywood star Ben Affleck has been promoted to become executive producer for “Justice League Part One”. The 43-year-old actor-turned-filmmaker, who is already set to co-star in the highly-anticipated DC superhero movie, will work alongside Zack Snyder and screenwriter Chris Terrio behind the scenes.(Also Read: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner enjoy family trip to Paris)

According to Deadline, Affleck is doing this to be supportive of Zack, with whom he worked well on “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, which already grossed USD 864 million worldwide. Affleck will help Chris fine-tune the script and also inform the post-production process.

“Justice League Part One”, starring Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Amy Adams, Amber Heard, JK Simmons, Jeremy Irons and Willem Dafoe, is set to hit US theatres on November 17, 2017.