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Posted by: Matt McGloin
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Batman Vs. Superman No Longer Man Of Steel Sequel Says Kevin Smith

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If the official title for Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice didn't clue you in, Kevin Smith comes right out and says it - it's no longer a sequel to Man of Steel.

Smith offers the following on his Smodcast podcast stating that Batman Vs. Superman, Justice League and the movies that follow are building the story that is telling "one massive story."

"They’re obviously beginning something, and there’s a stretch of these flicks, and so this is the beginning of the Justice League, as we all suspected as they were announcing that cast. We were like, ‘This is the beginning of a Justice League movie.’ From what I understand now, it’s no longer like, ‘This is Superman 2.’ They’re not doing these things. They’re doing like, ‘Here’s Man of Steel. Here’s Batman/Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ The next one is not like a sequel to one of the characters. They’re just going to keep building their universe for about five or six movies. But all of them…it’s supposed to tell one massive story, which is all Justice League oriented."

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has a newly announced May 6, 2016 release starring Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Ray Fisher as Cyborg with Callan Mulvey, Holly Hunter and Tao Okamoto in new character roles for the film.

For more news on the "Man of Steel" and related movies head on over to the Cosmic Book News Superman movie hub.

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