Warner Bros announce "Superman/Batman" movie
Warner Bros. have revealed plans for a Superman/Batman movie.
The follow up to 'Man of Steel' starring Henry Cavill is being written by director Zack Snyder and will feature an as-yet-uncast Batman.
Speaking at San Diego Comic Con, Zack said: ''I'm so excited to begin working again with Henry Cavill in the world we created, and I can't wait to expand the DC Universe in this next chapter. Let's face it, it's beyond mythological to have Superman and our new Batman facing off, since they are the greatest Super Heroes in the world.''
Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production said: ''Zack Snyder is an incredibly talented filmmaker, but beyond that, he's a fan first and he utterly gets this genre. We could not think of anyone better suited to the task of bringing these iconic Super Heroes to the screen in his own way.''
Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution,Warner Bros. Pictures added: ''We are thrilled to be back in business with Zack and his team on this next movie. The success of 'Man of Steel' is a wonderful testament to the love and support that both fans and new audiences, worldwide, have for these characters. We are very excited to see what Zack has in store for all of us.''
The movie is set to begin production in 2014 with a 2015 release date.
Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder will serve as producers while Christopher Nolan, who directed the most recent Batman trilogy, and Emma Thomas are set to executive produce, along with Benjamin Mel-ker and Michael E. Uslan.
Emma said: ''Whilst our Dark Knight trilogy is complete, we have every confidence that Zack's fresh interpretation will take the character in a new and exciting direction. His vision for Superman opened the door to a whole new universe and we can't wait to see what Zack does with these characters.''