One of the most anticipated panels at San Diego Comic-Con went down before noon on Saturday; Warner Bros. Pictures took over the 6,500-capacity Hall H to deliver highlights from their forthcoming film slate. Capping off the presentation was a look at all they have coming from DC Comics, including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
A new trailer for the latter was shown, which you can watch below. There’s loads of jaw-dropping new footage, including a first look at Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg), and Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred (Jeremy Irons). And of course, the epic battle between Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) Take a look:
If all that awesome was too much to processes, here’s a few things we learned: Bruce Wayne was in Metropolis when the final battle of Man of Steel occurred. (Director Zack Snyder actually revealed at Comic-Con that Metropolis and Gotham are like “San Francisco and Oakland” in their geographic proximity.) The Joker (Jared Leto in Suicide Squad) has at lease a tangental presence in the film, as hinted at by the scrawlings Wayne sees on
his old Batsuit and a newspaper and an old Robin suit. Yes, there’s a little R by the suit’s left shoulder, implying Robin existed and, based on the Joker’s handwriting and the line Wayne says when we see it, was likely killed by the Joker as he was in the comics. Luthor has hair for part of the film, and Kryptonite plays a role. Most surprising of all, someone is messing with the body of General Zod (Michael Shannon).
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Footage from Suicide Squad and concept art from Justice League were also shown, though nothing has yet appeared online. (Reports indicated that The Flash actor Ezra Miller was sporting long, dark hair in the images, though.) Among the major announcements was that the Green Lantern film planned for 2020 is actually going to be called Green Lantern Corps., seemingly confirming that it will feature more than one human GL. Current rumors suggest we’ll see Hal Jordan, played by Ryan Reynolds in the 2011 flop and rumored to have been offered to Chris Pine, and John Stewart, a role Tyrese Gibson has heavily campaigned for.