'Batman Vs. Superman' Opens Production Office in Pontiac, Michigan

Patrick Tatopoulos has signed on as production designer for the sequel. Plus, 'Mission: Impossible 5' will begin shooting February 2014 in London.

Shooting on Warner Bros. highly-anticipated Batman Vs. Superman is about to begin, with the sequel setting up their official headquarters in Pontiac, Michigan, according to Production Weekly. Patrick Tatopoulos has joined the sequel as production designer.

In related news, Production Weekly also reveals that director Christopher McQuarrie is currently scouting locations in London for Mission: Impossible 5, with production scheduled to begin in February 2014.

Batman vs. Superman sets up shop in Pontiac, Michigan
Batman vs. Superman sets up shop in Pontiac, Michigan
While many fans may know Patrick Tatopoulos best as the director of Underworld 3: The Rise of The Lycans, he has served as production designer on several big budget movies such as Independence Day, Live Free or Die Hard, last year's Total Recall remake and the upcoming 300: Rise of an Empire.

We reported in August that the sequel will shoot in Detroit and other surrounding areas in Michigan, with production starting in the first quarter of 2014. The production was approved for a $35 million tax credit, based on an estimated $131 million of in-state expenditures.

Zack Snyder is directing from a screenplay by David S. Goyer. Henry Cavill (Clark Kent/Superman), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Diane Lane (Martha Kent) and Laurence Fishburne (Perry White) are reprising their roles from this summer's Man of Steel, with Ben Affleck portraying Batman.

In regards to Mission: Impossible 5, little is known about the sequel, except that Christopher McQuarrie is directing from a script by Drew Pearce, with Tom Cruise returning as IMF agent Ethan Hunt.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice comes to theaters March 25th, 2016 and stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Laurence Fishburne, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons. The film is directed by Zack Snyder.

Mission: Impossible 5 comes to theaters December 25th, 2015 and stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, Rebecca Ferguson. The film is directed by Christopher McQuarrie.



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  1. Sean

    @the-wolverine It's a fan-made movie poster.

    11 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  2. Sean

    @the-wolverine He already plays wolverine and the Wolverine movies are Marvel movies. I don't think he would play a charcter for Marvel movies and one for also the DC comics movies.

    11 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  3. the-wolverine

    and what kind of poster is that? that best not be official, the logo is weak enough.

    11 months agoby @the-wolverineFlag

  4. the-wolverine

    Hugh Jackman would've been awesome.

    11 months agoby @the-wolverineFlag

  5. skywise

    @therealGoku I'm with you on that. I thought Brolin would have been a fantastic choice.

    11 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  6. CoreyB

    I like brolin but never pictured him as batman I dunno call me crazy

    11 months agoby @CoreyBFlag

  7. The Real Goku

    Off topic but has anyone seen the "OLDBOY" trailer?? Watch it and tell me Josh Brolin wouldn't have made a great older batman

    11 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  8. Sean

    Cool !

    11 months agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  9. TheObserver

    Shocking news

    11 months agoby @TheObserverFlag

  10. OhhmeohhMy

    Slowly but surely this movie will take its time at a slow pace for the next 2 years. Not thinking about this right now. To early ha

    11 months agoby @OhhmeohhMyFlag