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There is a 15 foot statue of Superman erected in front of a government building last week on the set of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”. While most geeks and movie enthusiasts were scratching their heads to grasp the meaning of this, batman-news.com set out to find the answers. It seems the statue was build to celebrate Superman saving the Earth in the first movie.

The site also mentioned the following about the events that took place on set:

“Gotham and Metropolis news trucks and helicopters were on the scene to cover the Mayor’s speech and the statue unveiling. Elementary school kids wore “Superman Survivors” shirts and helped pull a sheet off the statue for the big reveal. They also released real doves to celebrate statue unveiling. The Superman statue that we saw last week was incomplete — he was missing a head and other various body parts. That didn’t change when they filmed the scene for the movie. I’m told that the statue will be completed in post-production with CGI.”

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Image courtesy of batman-news.com

Image courtesy of batman-news.com

While the official synopsis for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” is still a mystery, the site also claim that the crossover movie will take place two years after the events of “Man of Steel”.

Henry Cavill will reprise his role as Superman, while Ben Affleck is suiting up to take on the role as the Dark Knight for the first time. Amy Adams will reprise her role as Lois Lane, and Gal Gadot will play Wonder Woman. Recent reports also tease that Jason Momoa will take on the role as Aquaman.

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”  is set to be released on May 6, 2016.

 

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