The Batman vs. Superman movie will reportedly begin shooting this weekend at a college football game.
The field at East Los Angeles college will be transformed to host the fictional game between Gotham University and Metropolis State University.
Director Zack Snyder’s Man Of Steel sequel, which is not titled yet will begin production of some scenes this weekend in L.A.
The scene will be shot while the actual game between East L.A. and Victory Valley College takes a break and the crowd will be dressed in Gotham City colors, black and gold.
According to Mirror, the students were told, “The stadium will transform into Gotham City University home stadium.”
“The film will shoot three takes of three plays during halftime. The crew will be capturing the actors and crowd’s reactions.”
Batman vs. Superman is highly anticipated not only because it’s the continuation of the story laid out in
If you remember correctly, the decision to cast the Oscar winner in the role of the caped crusader was received with backlash from fans who protested loudly.
Some were so upset that they started a petition to demand the studio remove Affleck from the role, but Warner Bros. is standing by their man and the production will go on this coming weekend.
It is not expected that neither Affleck nor British actor Henry Cavill, who plays Superman, will be at the shoot since they are both working in other projects at the moment.
Latino Review first spotted the report from East L.A. College Campus News.
There are not many details available about the sequel, but producers have said it’s heavily influenced by The Dark Knight Returns graphic novel by Frank Miller in which Superman confronts a darker Batman which has returned to the streets of Gotham city after many years in retirement.
Batman vs. Superman is scheduled for release on July 17, 2015.