Well 2015 got a little less crowded over the weekend. Warner Brothers has pushed the Man of Steel sequel, Superman vs Batman, back to 2016. Variety is reporting that the Peter Pan origin story “Pan” will now move into its spot.
Warner Brothers is claiming that they need more time to “help fully realize the vision”. Perhaps the casting of the film’s villain (could it be Joaquin Phoenix?) has things on hold?
This also throws Ben Affleck's schedule out of Bat-Sync has he was supposed to direct Live by Night after production of Superman vs Batman wrapped. Could this mean a delay or a departure for Affleck on either project? Will anyone else have to leave the film?
This is all very interesting as the pressure will definitely be on Warner Brothers and Zach Snyder to deliver one hell of a film. Their direct competition, Marvel and Disney, will have had another Captain America released, as well as an Avengers sequel to contend with. Not to mention Guardians of the Galaxy and Ant-Man are just waiting in the wings.