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'Batman v Superman' release moved to avoid 'Captain America 3'

By Ariana Bacle, EW
updated 5:26 PM EDT, Thu August 7, 2014
  • Both movies were set for May 2016
  • "Batman v Superman" moved to March 2016
  • Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck will star

( -- It's not going to be Batman versus Superman versus Captain America after all.

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and "Captain America 3" were both set to arrive in theaters May 6, 2016, but Warner Bros' Caped Crusader/Man of Steel showdown will be released March 25, 2016 instead, EW has confirmed.

The Zack Snyder-directed film will star Henry Cavill as Superman, Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, and Jeremy Irons as Alfred.

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