Ben Affleck is set to star as Batman in a new film based on the DC Comics superstar. The movie is set for release on 17th July 2015.
Zack Snyder will direct the project, which will see Batman and Superman on screen together for the first time. Snyder’s last Superman film, “Man of Steel”, has generated $650 million for Warner Bros. Pictures.
Henry Cavill will reprise his role as Superman opposite Affleck. Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane have also been named for the project. Production is expected to begin in 2014.