Warner Bros. delighted fans at San Diego Comic-Con with the news that Batman will be appearing in the next Superman movie. Word is that the two superheroes will likely face each other as enemies. There are already reports that the movie could be titled "Superman vs Batman", but that's likely just a working title.
There's no question the movie will be a set-up for a much discussed and highly anticipated Justice League movie. However, there are a lots of questions as to who will play Batman in the upcoming films.
Christian Bale has repeatedly said that "The Dark Knight Rises" would be his last time in the cape and cowl. My guess is that the film will completely reboot Batman with a new actor, new history, new character and new costume.
However, it appears like Henry Cavill will reprise his role as Superman. Cavill was asked about the success of "Man of Steel", as well as his thoughts on a Superman/Batman sequel, at Comic-Con.
Fans have been clamoring for a Superman/Batman team-up for years. For instance, this fan-made trailer for "World's Finest" has been buzzing around the internet since 2004.
Warner Bros. wants to start shooting "Superman vs Batman" next year with a scheduled 2015 release date. We'll keep you posted!
Greg Belfrage is an avid Star Trek fan, serious Batman toy collector and hopeless geek. He hosts the morning show on KELO Newstalk 1320 AM / 107.9 FM.