While director Zack Snyder is no doubt extremely busy while he’s in the midst of production on the highly anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, it appears that he still has time to toy with the internet. A couple of weeks ago during Comic-Con, Snyder put together an image of Henry Cavill dressed like a Jedi and shared it on Twitter with the caption “SuperJedi”. The pic was presumably just Snyder having some fun, as all of the Batman v Superman actors have to wear those robes to set to avoid being snapped by onlookers; Snyder apparently thought Cavill looked a bit like a Jedi. It appears that Snyder’s Star Wars fascination isn’t over yet, though, as today he went ahead and put up a Batman Star Wars image captioned “Batman & R2bin”.
Hit the jump to check out the cheeky image, and for real BvS news, check out the first Wonder Woman image and our full Comic-Con panel recap. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opens in theaters on May 6, 2016.
The question remains whether Snyder is just having some fun or if there’s a larger wink at work with these Star Wars mash-ups. Snyder was previously linked to a potential Star Wars spinoff movie a few years ago, but he’s tied up in the DC Universe for some time as he’s poised to shoot Justice League directly after Batman v Superman. What’s most likely is that Snyder is just a big Star Wars fan and understands that the internet is paying close attention to anything and everything SW-related. I say again, well played Mr. Snyder.
This particular image at first looks to be an elaborately staged set piece, but a subsequent image from the BvS set photographer reveals how Synder actually put the photo together.
— Clay Enos (@ClayEnos) August 2, 2014
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