Batman, Superman Film Starring Affleck Gets Title

Henry Cavill played Superman in "Man of Steel." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Clay Enos) –AP

Maybe Ben Affleck won’t look so mopey the next time we see him in his Batman costume since his film now has a name.

Warner Bros. unveiled the super hero-based drama directed by Zack Snyder will be called “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,’’ on Wednesday.

Affleck’s brooding Bruce Wayne/Batman will star opposite Henry Cavill (“Man of Steel’’) as Clark Kent/Superman.

The handsome leading men aren’t the only familiar faces in the movie. Gal Gadot (“Fast & Furious’’) will play Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg (“The Social Network’’) as Lex Luthor, and a bunch of the crew from “Man of Steel,’’ including Amy Adams as Lois Lane.


The first photo of Affleck as Batman leaked last week but we haven’t gotten a sneak peek at anyone else on set. The film is shooting the principal photography at Michigan Motion Picture Studios, and on location in Africa and the South Pacific, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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