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Superman Statue in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' Explained

June 17, 2014 (8:52 am) GMT
Rumor has it, the 'Man of Steel' sequel will take place two years after the events in the first film and Superman will be feted for defending earth against General Zod.

While the official synopsis for "" is still kept under tight wraps, some plot details emerge, revealing the purpose of the gigantic Superman statue spotted on set. According to Batman-News, the statue is part of a ceremony to honor Man of Steel for heroically saving earth in the first film.

"Batman v Superman takes place about two years after the events of Man of Steel. Gotham and Metropolis news trucks [seen in on-set pictures from Latino Review] 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."

The site also dished on the Batman vehicle which was already unveiled by director Zack Synder on Twitter. According to the scoop, the Batmobile doors open up like wings.

The "" sequel is set to open against "Captain America 3" on May 6, 2016 in the States. It is reportedly filmed back to back with "" which is rumored to arrive in May 2017. is back as Superman, is cast as Batman, is tapped as Wonder Woman, stars as Lex Luthor, and is expected to play Aquaman.

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