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This page is dedicated to all Rumors regarding the film Batman Vs. Superman.

CastingEdit

  • DEBUNKED! Snyder would like Mark Strong for Lex Luthor. [1][2][3]
  • DEBUNKED! Tyler Hoechlin is a leading contender for the role of Bruce Wayne / Batman. [4]
  • CONFIRMED The Studio are looking at older actors in their 40's for Batman like Josh Duhamel, Jude Law, Gerard Butler, Josh Brolin, Jon Hamm, Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck and Jim Caviezel. [5][29] (Ben Affleck was confirmed to play Bruce Wayne/Batman)
  • CONFIRMED The studio are also looking at Joe Manganiello, Richard Armitage, Max Martini, Matthew Goode, Wes Bentley, Jake Gyllenhaal, Luke Evans and Ben Affleck as contenders for the part of Batman.[6][7] (Ben Affleck was confirmed to play Bruce Wayne/Batman)
  • DEBUNKED! Synder is considering Jeffrey Dean Morgan for Batman.[8]
  • DEBUNKED! Bryan Cranston is rumor for Lex Luthor.[3][9][10]
  • DEBUNKED Martial Artist/Actor Scott Adkins claims to have auditioned for the role of Batman.
  • DEBUNKED! Orlando Bloom is the top contender for Batman. [11]
  • Bryan Cranston is the top contender for the role of James Gordon.
  • DEBUNKED! Timothy Dalton is being eyed for Alfred.[12]
  • CONFIRMED Jaimie Alexander is talking with the studio for a role in the film. (Passed on the project) [13][14][15][16]
  • CONFIRMED Olga Kurylenko, Gal Gadot and Elodie Yung are being tested for Wonder Woman.[17][18][19] (Gal Gadot was cast in the role)
  • Adam Driver, Penn Badgley and Ezra Miller are the front-runners for Dick Grayson.[20][21][22]
  • DEBUNKED! Terry O'Quinn and Tom Hanks are up for Lex Luthor.[23][24][25]
  • The studio wants Callan Mulvey for a villain role.[26]
  • DEBUNKED! Denzel Washington is being consider to play Lex Luthor.
  • DEBUNKED! Joaquin Phoenix is being consider to play Lex Luthor.[27]
  • DEBUNKED! Jason Momoa is in talks for a role.[28]
  • Denzel Washington is now being considered for John Stewart/Green Lantern.[29]
  • Dwayne Johnson may be cast as Martian Manhunter, John Stewart/Green Lantern or Darkseid.[30][31][32][33][34]
  • Josh Holloway is up for a role. [35]
  • DEBUNKED! Ben Affleck may quit the film.[36][37][38]
  • Matthew Goode is in talks for a role as either Aquaman or Metallo. [39][40]
  • Synder is eyeing Michael B. Jordan for a role.[41]
  • Michael Rosenbaum would like be play either The Flash or The Joker.[42]
  • Eliza Dushku and Anne Hathaway may like to reprise the Catwoman role.[43][44]

PlotEdit

  • Kryptonite will be featured in the sequel.
  • CONFIRMED The writers will address why nobody recognises Clark Kent as Superman.
  • CONFIRMED Batman will be a "tired, weary, and seasoned crime fighter".[45]
  • Batman's origins will be featured. [46]
  • The Batmobile will be a Cadillac. [47]
  • Batman's cowl will be based on Batman: Noël and Batsuit will be grey or blue.[48][49][50]They have it the grey and black version of the Bat-suit has white and black plating with black undercloth revealed at the joints.[51]
  • Superman will have to deal with the effects of killing Zod.[52]
  • Batman will not be on speaking terms with Robin/Nightwing.
  • Batman will be a semi-retired recluse using drones to fight crime instead of his body.
  • The batsuit from the brief look the source had at some concept art was dark grey with black cape, cowl and boots. Description by either the writers or artist at the side read: "Kevlar weaved mesh fabric. Glider cape (source believes similar to that which was used in Nolan Trilogy/Arkham games). Advanced lightweight military grade boots. Custom made cowl with intercom system."[53]
  • The Batsuit won't expect any shade of blue or tights for the Batsuit. More armor with Beyond and or Kingdom Come capabilities. [54]
  • DEBUNKED! Wonder Woman will be a Kryptonian descendant.[55]
  • Wonder Woman's outfit will consist of Armor, Not the Lynda Carter itty bitty outfit. [56]Some details on the Wonder Woman costume include it will be similar to 300 and Greek Mythology. The Golden Eagle breast plate is still there as are the bracelets on her wrists as well as the crown with a red torso top, which is more like protective thick leather armor and red knee high boots. There are about 40 different versions designed all with different bottoms. Some of the designs had the classic pants look, trousers, skirts, everything. The one chosen is a sort of dark blue skirt with a belt around the top where a sword and lasso hang from. The source also believes Wonder Woman will have a round gold and black shield and possibly a red cape that sits to the right hand side. [57]
  • Some story elements for the film are said to include the fallout from the destruction in Metropolis and public opinion. These are things that people felt were missing from Man of Steel that were left out deliberately to be included in the sequel.[57]
  • The villians are Lex Luthor and Metallo.
  • Batman forms a UN type deal to stop Superman from destroying another city.
  • Aquaman is in it, but not called Aquaman. He’s there because the world engine in the ocean did something to the fish.
  • Wonder Woman poses as a Wayne Enterprises investor to retrieve an item that belongs to her people.
  • Lex Luthor is in the shadows a lot, a manipulator. Not much face time with Superman.
  • Robin betrayed Batman at some point, leading to a falling out between them.
  • The Batcave was super cool looking, and the mobile looked similar to Burton’s
  • Lois is investigating Lex.
  • Metallo “kills” Clark
  • The Daily Planet is bought by Lex Luthor for PR purposes
  • At the end Superman is living in exile, and the Justice League is an government approved superhero team.[58]
  • Lex is the richest man on the planet who became a self made billionaire at 18. Lex is currently the CEO of Lexcorp who is one part tech genius, one part ruthless business man and two parts Metropolis street tough. Yes, street tough.
  • At 14 Lex was living on the streets and for survival was initiated into a street gang. [59]

CharactersEdit

  • It's unknown if Supergirl/Kara Zor-El will be mentioned or appear in this sequel.
  • Jimmy Olsen will make his debut in this film.
  • CONFIRMED Batman will team up with Superman.[60]
  • The Flash, Green Lantern, and Martian Manhunter may be hinted at.
  • The Flash will be appearing.[20]
  • CONFIRMED Bruce Wayne's ally Alfred Pennyworth could appear.[9]
  • James Gordon will be appearing.[9]
  • CONFIRMED Wonder Woman may appear. [61][62]
  • The love interest for Bruce may be Vicky Vale, Julie Madison, Wonder Woman or Mercy Graves.[63][64]
  • Dick Grayson will appear in the film as an older character and astranged from Bruce.[65][66][20]
  • Wonder Woman will appear as a friend of Lois and a love interest of Batman.[67]
  • Wonder Woman could have “cameo plus” type role in the film, on par with what Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow did in Iron Man 2. [54]
  • Batman will be “ a healthy amount of Dark Knight Returns, a bit of Kingdom Come, and just a dash of Batman Beyond.” [54]
  • Jordan's role may be either John Stewart/Green Lantern or Victor Stone/Cyborg.[41]
  • Holly Hunter's role in the film is  Leslie Thompkins, or a Leslie Thompkins replacement character, an Amazon, the owner of the Daily Planet or someone who works with Lex Luthor.[68]

VillainsEdit

  • Possible villains include Metallo, Bizarro, Brainiac, and Mongul.
  • CONFIRMED Lex Luthor will appear as a Bill Gates-like Lex that is probably worth 50, 60, 70 billion dollars. [69]
  • Metallo could appear in this movie.
  • DEBUNKED!The Joker may be appearing as a villain along side Lex.
  • Callan Mulvey may be portraying Metallo.[70][71]
  • The film will have two villains.[72]
  • Doomsday will be in the film.
  • CONFIRMED No Batman villains will be included.[54]

ProductionEdit

  • DEBUNKED! The Studio are looking at Steve Kloves, Travis Beacham and Lawrence Kasdan as short-list to write the sequel.
  • DEBUNKED! Max Landis is the studio's favorite to write the film.
  • CONFIRMED David S. Goyer will work the film's script.
  • CONFIRMED Man of Steel 2 will be released in 2016. (It will be released May 6, 2016)
  • CONFIRMED Zack Snyder will be back to direct the sequel.
  • It will be called Batman vs Superman, “Man of Steel Battle the Knight”, “Man of Steel Beyond Darkness”, “Man of Steel Black of Knight”, “Man of Steel Darkness Falls”, “Man of Steel Knight Falls”, “Man of Steel Shadow of the Night”, “Man of Steel The Blackest Hour”, “Man of Steel The Darkness Within” or "Man of Steel: Fight or Flight".[73][74]
  • Toronto will replace Vancouver as the filming location due to better tax incentives.
  • CONFIRMED Detroit will be use as a sub for Gotham City. [75]
  • Morocco being used as a possible location shot.
  • CONFIRMED Argo screenwriter Chris Terrio has been brought in to rewrite the script.
  • CONFIRMED Hans Zimmer will be scoring the film.
  • The studio will get another Superman sequel without any other DC characters.[54]
  • Expects the first look at Ben Affleck in early 2014 right around the time they will start filming in February.[54]
  • The film is truly a Superman sequel and not a secret Justice League film like everyone suspects.[54]
  • The Batmobile chase scene will be in the summer.[76]
  • The film will shoot back to back with Justice League.[77][78][79]
  • CONFIRMED! Christopher Nolan has stepped down as executive producer, and has been replaced by Geoff Johns.[80]
  • The film may get move again on April 28, 2016. [81]

ReferencesEdit

  1. EXCLUSIVE: ZACK SNYDER WANTS MARK STRONG AS LEX LUTHOR FOR MAN OF STEEL 2
  2. Exclusive: Mark Strong hints at Lex Luthor 'Superman vs Batman' role
  3. 3.0 3.1 [1]
  4. EXCLUSIVE: TYLER HOECHLIN UP FOR NEW BATMAN; SCREEN TEST WITH HENRY CAVILL; PLOT FOR NEW SUPERMAN/BATS MOVIE
  5. RUMOR: Batman to be Older in BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN
  6. 'Man of Steel 2' Seeking 40-ish Batman: The Early Contenders
  7. EXCLUSIVE: CHRISTOPHER NOLAN RECOMMENDS WES BENTLEY FOR NEW BATMAN; JAKE GYLLENHAAL, LUKE EVANS, BEN AFFLECK CONTENDERS
  8. COULD JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN BE UP FOR BATMAN?
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 EXCLUSIVE: OLDER BATMAN RUMORS FALSE; UPDATE ON FLASH MOVIE; MARK STRONG UP FOR LUTHOR LIKE WE TOLD YOU
  10. Bryan Cranston considers playing Lex Luthor
  11. Henry Cavill, Orlando Bloom and Andrew Garfield: How Britons are the new superheroes
  12. EXCLUSIVE: ZACK SNYDER EYEING TIMOTHY DALTON FOR ALFRED IN BATMAN/SUPERMAN
  13. [2]
  14. Jaimie Alexander Has Been Talking To WB About Batman Vs. Superman, Promises Thor 3
  15. Exclusive: Jaimie Alexander Talks 'Thor' Sequels, Wonder Woman, And 'Batman Vs. Superman'
  16. Maybe Jaimie Alexander Is In Talks For Lex Luthor's Bodyguard Hope in Batman Vs. Superman
  17. Schmoes Know Exclusive: Is This The Woman Who Will Be WONDER WOMAN in BATMAN vs SUPERMAN!!!???
  18. [3]
  19. New Actresses Test for ‘Batman vs. Superman’…as Wonder Woman? (EXCLUSIVE)
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Eyes ‘Girls’ Star Adam Driver for Sidekick Role (Exclusive)
  21. [4]
  22. EXCLUSIVE: Two More Names Pop Up For Nightwing Role In BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN
  23. [5]
  24. O’Quinn rumored for the role of Lex Luthor
  25. EXCLUSIVE: TOM HANKS CONSIDERED FOR LEX LUTHOR IN BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN; TERRY O'QUINN EYED
  26. Gal Gadot to Play Wonder Woman in ‘Batman vs. Superman’
  27. http://variety.com/2013/film/news/warners-joaquin-phoenix-batman-superman-1200969925/
  28. Jason Momoa in Talks to Join Batman-Superman Movie (Exclusive)
  29. Exclusive: Denzel is NOT “Lex,” He’s Playing Green Lantern in SUPERMAN VS. BATMAN
  30. [6]
  31. [7]
  32. Did The Rock Hint At 'Green Lantern' Months Ago?
  33. [8]
  34. Dwayne Johnson Talks Up ‘Hercules,’ Teases ‘Badass’ DC Comics Role
  35. [9]
  36. Exclusive: Is Ben Affleck Threatening to Quit BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN?
  37. UPDATE: Ben Affleck is NOT Batman any more ???
  38. [10]
  39. [11]
  40. [12]
  41. 41.0 41.1 ‘Batman Vs Superman’ Looking For Some Diversity
  42. An Interview with Michael Rosenbaum: “Back in the Day”, “The Justice League”, and More
  43. Eliza Dushku Would Play Catwoman Again For Batman vs. Superman
  44. Will Anne Hathaway Catsuit Up for 'Batman vs. Superman'?
  45. Ben Affleck's Batman Described As 'Tired And Weary And Seasoned
  46. EXCLUSIVE: BATMAN'S ORIGIN IN MAN OF STEEL SEQUEL
  47. BvS Rumor: New Batmobile a Cadillac
  48. EXCLUSIVE: Ben Affleck's Cowl & Batmobile For BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN
  49. UPDATE: Kevin Smith has Seen The Batsuit For BATMAN VS SUPERMAN; Says It Blew His Mind
  50. Kevin Smith has seen Ben Affleck in the ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Batsuit (audio)
  51. Marvelous Da7e #30: The Stories Behind Moving Man of Steel 2
  52. [13]
  53. EXCLUSIVE: BEN AFFLECK BATSUIT DESCRIPTION FOR BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN
  54. 54.0 54.1 54.2 54.3 54.4 54.5 54.6 "Happy New Year 2014" BOF Mailbag
  55. Shocker! Wonder Woman Will NOT Be Kryptonian In MAN OF STEEL Sequel
  56. [14]
  57. 57.0 57.1 EXCLUSIVE: DESCRIPTION OF GAL GADOT'S WONDER WOMAN COSTUME
  58. Superman V. Batman Release Date Change Triggers Significant Plot Rumors
  59. EXCLUSIVE: Just Who Exactly Is Lex Luthor In ‘Batman Vs Superman’
  60. [15]
  61. A Casting Call Clue That Wonder Woman May Be Appearing In The Batman Vs. Superman Movie
  62. Wonder Woman to Appear in Batman-Superman? WB’s Greg Silverman Addresses Rumors
  63. Batman Gets A Love Interest in ‘Man Of Steel 2′
  64. SUPERMAN/BATMAN CASTING CALL HINTS AT AMAZON GIRLFRIEND FOR BEN AFFLECK: MERCY GRAVES?
  65. Will We See A Familiar Sidekick In ‘Batman Vs Superman’?
  66. vs Superman Scoop
  67. [16]
  68. RUMOR: Holly Hunter Allies With Batman in ‘Batman Vs. Superman’
  69. David Goyer Tells Me About His Man Of Steel Sequel Plans And Problems
  70. JUST WHO MIGHT BE VILLAIN IN 'BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN'? WELL IT'S NOT LEX...SORT OF
  71. [17]
  72. [18]
  73. WB Secretly Registers New Possible Titles for 'Batman vs Superman'!
  74. [19]
  75. [20]
  76. Batmobile Chase Scene Filming in the Summer?
  77. DC’s Game-Changing ‘Batman vs Superman’ Plan, & Casting Notes
  78. [21]
  79. Will JUSTICE LEAGUE Immediately Follow BATMAN VS SUPERMAN?
  80. Geoff Johns Now Executive Producer On Batman Vs. Superman; Nolan Out?
  81. Sources at Warner Bros. Claim That Batman Vs. Superman WILL Back Down from Marvel’s 2016 Movie
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