BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE Set Video and Images Reveal Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne; New Batman Details Emerge

     August 5, 2014

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We’ve seen that very first shot of Ben Affleck’s Batman (and all the wonderful Sad Batman art it inspired) and we also caught that footage of him rocking some glowing eyes at the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice San Diego Comic-Con panel, but now it’s time to finally get a look at Affleck in Bruce Wayne form.

A video including unofficial set photos has popped up online showing Affleck on set donning a collared shirt, vest and tie while approaching some wreckage in front of, what’s said to be, Wayne Financial in Metropolis.  Hit the jump to check it out for yourself, and to learn a bit more about the new take on the Dark Knight.  Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice also stars Henry CavillGal GadotJesse EisenbergAmy AdamsLaurence FishburneJason MomoaHolly HunterScoot McNairy, and Jeremy Irons, and is due in theaters on May 6, 2016.

The first minute of this thing is basically just a montage of stills showing off the best screen grabs from the rest of the video, which is rather shaky, but it’s almost worth watching the whole thing through for the spectator narration that comes along with it.  Plus, amidst all that excitement, there is also a solid recap of the scene the cameraman saw shot prior to the recording of this video.

Via CMB.

 

 

 

[Minor Spoilers Ahead]

According to Badass Digest, the Batman in Batman v Superman has been at work for almost thirty years, so Wayne is in his 50s in the movie.  He’s more of an “urban legend”, and no one has ever taken a picture of him.  This Batman has a lot of experience, and also some tragedy as the Batcave even has a memorial featuring a tattered Robin costume.  It also looks like Wonder Woman has been operating the same way: low-profile and for quite some time.

Here’s the press note for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice:

Filming is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the highly anticipated action adventure from director Zack Snyder, starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman.

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” also stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from “Man of Steel,” Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, and Holly Hunter in a role newly created for the film.

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ”is written by Chris Terrio, from a screenplay by David S. Goyer.  Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder are producing, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Wesley Coller, David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers.

Principal photography will take place on location at Michigan Motion Picture Studios and on location in and around Detroit, Michigan; Illinois; Africa; and the South Pacific.

Set to open worldwide on May 6, 2016, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” is based on Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster, Batman characters created by Bob Kane, and Wonder Woman created by William Moulton Marston, appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment.

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