Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Looks more like something you’d see on a judge’s docket than a cineplex marquee, but that is what Variety is reporting the official title for their upcoming Man of Steel sequel, staring Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman which has just begun shooting in Detroit, Michigan this week. The film is directed by Zack Snyder.
The rather awkwardly phrased title suggests that this story will be the impetuous for a group of heroes, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) to form the Justice League.
Justice League will be thenext film in a series of shared universe films, and will be shot back to back with this movie.
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice also stars Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, and Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice opens May 6, 2016 (the same day as Marvel’s third Captain America movie.