Today Acting-Auditions.org is reporting that 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.
Starring in "Man of Steel 2" is Teen Choice Awards winner Henry Cavill playing the role of Clark Kent/Superman, and two-time Academy Award winner Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. 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.
Details on how talent can submit for acting roles, and registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post:
For the Detroit portion of filming, all talent must be legally eligible to work in the state of Michigan and in the United States.
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