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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

'Batman vs Superman' to Film in Toronto and Morocco

A new casting call reveals new shooting locations for Man of Steel 2!

Today a Casting Call from Acting Auditions for extras went out for the upcoming WB and DC film 'Batman vs Superman' movie! In the casting call it calls for extras in the city of Detroit, Toronto and Morocco.

The casting call confirms that Detroit will indeed be the backdrop for Gotham City as reported last week.

This also confirms that Christopher Nolan will be back as producer of 'Man of Steel 2'!

:: Full Casting Call ::
Syncopy and Atlas Entertainment in association with DC Entertainment and Batfilm Productions are now in pre-production on the Warner Bros. Pictures action adventure sci-fi feature film "Man of Steel 2". This is the current working title of the film. Two tentative titles for the new film were suggested by the writer - "Batman vs. Superman" or "Superman vs. Batman". Studio-level casting is underway for the lead roles in the film. Additional casting will take place at a later date with an independent contracted casting director. The stand-ins for the lead actors, as well as general extras and featured background actors will be cast throughout production in the locations where filming will take place. Detroit is being touted as the location that will stand-in for Gotham City. Additional locations will be Toronto, and Morocco. "Man of Steel 2" will feature Superman and Batman meeting for the first time in a cinematic format. Principal photography is said to be starting in early 2014.
Starring in "Man of Steel 2" is Teen Choice Awards winner Henry Cavill playing the role of Clark Kent/Superman, the last son of Krypton. Cavill is reprising his role from "Man of Steel". He is currently set play the role of Napoleon Solo opposite Armie Hammer in the Warner Bros. Pictures film "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." beginning September 7th. Two-time Academy Award winner Ben Affleck has joined the cast and will play the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. Affleck will first star in the 20th Century Fox thriller feature film "Gone Girl" beginning mid-October, 2013. Also starring in "Man of Steel 2" is four-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Academy Award nominee Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, and Academy Award nominee Diane Lane as Martha Kent. 
Saturn Award winner Zack Snyder will direct "Man of Steel 2" from a screenplay written by David S. Goyer, based on a story by Snyder and Goyer. Charles Roven will produce for Atlas Entertainment, and Deborah Snyder is producing for Cruel & Unusual Films. Daytime Emmy Awards winner Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan will also produce. Three-time Academy Award nominee Christopher Nolan and Academy Award nominee Emma Thomas and will produce for Syncopy. Warner Bros. will handle both domestic and international distribution. "Man of Steel 2" is set for a July 17, 2015 release date.

Batman vs Superman hits July 2015

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