Live action Batman and Superman film announced, coming in 2015

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Thankfully it’s nowhere near the month of April, otherwise you would probably think I was joking. In case you haven’t heard yet, DC and Warner Bros. made what was arguably the biggest announce of this year’s Comic-Con over the weekend. A follow-up to this summer’s Man of Steel. With Batman joining in on the action.

Man of Steel director Zack Snyder announced that the sequel to the recently released Superman movie would be a film inspired by the graphic novel, The Dark Knight Returns. According to io9 and other attendees of the panel, the crowd went wild the announcement was made — especially when that awesome logo you see up top was shown.

Prior to the announcement, rumors like a Batman Beyond film floated around. But perhaps even more interesting is that this Superman/Batman combo film is supposed to lead up to a Flash movie in 2016, then an eventual Justice League film in 2017. The Superman/Batman movie was the only one announced, however.

Either way, I’d say it’s a great time to be a geek. 2015 can’t come soon enough.

[via io9]

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  • Enrique Manalang

    [@Seamus McSeamus] Same for me. I tend to enjoy Marvel stuff more but I will always love Batman!

    [@Ashraf] At least we don’t have to wait until 2015 for the Moto X :p

  • Ashraf

    I’m not sure what is better news for the day: Moto X leaks or this. Why must you torture me like this, Enrique!

  • Seamus McSeamus

    I have always primarily been a Marvel guy, but Batman is an old favorite, and Superman is just awesome. So, yeah, let the geeking begin!