Batman v Superman Movie: Filming Wraps in New Mexico as More Villains Teased

December 5, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has officially finished filming in New Mexico.

Footage for the movie, which is a follow-up to Man of Steel, was shot in the desert in the state, intended to replicate an African setting.

Filming was reportedly moved from Africa to New Mexico because of Ebola fears.

Larry Fong, the movie’s cinematographer, announced that filming is done on Instagram, posting “That’s a wrap” with a short video clip.

Fans are speculating that the black material covered in snow in the clip is from Ben Affleck’s Batsuit.

Fong later posted another picture, saying “Farewell to the #landofenchantment.”

Batman v Superman, which is directed by Zack Snyder, has also shot in downtown Chicago and Detroit, as well as other locations in Illinois and Michigan.

Included in the filming, revealed through pictures, have been scenes as The Daily Planet headquarters, a mansion though to be Bruce Wayne’s new home, and the cemetery near Clark Kent’s childhood home.


A video posted by Larry Fong, ASC (@unclewow) on


A photo posted by Larry Fong, ASC (@unclewow) on

Meanwhile, Badass Digest says that it has received new information about the villains in the film. Turns out Lex Luthor has a henchman named Anatoli Knyazev, which is the name of the KGBeast, a Batman villain introduced in the 1988 Ten Nights of the Beast storyline.

“In that story the Beast, an enhanced agent of the KGB, came to the US to kill ten targets, and he did it with extreme measures, including poisoning an entire 200 person dinner party to get one guy,” it said.

“He battled Batman to a standstill, and at one point when entangled in the Batrope the KGBeast cut off his own hand to escape. He of course put a cybernetic gun on the stump, as you do.”

The blog also said that Luthor has a “wonder woman” female associate “who walks the streets today but who is seen in pictures from the 1800s.”

Batman v Superman, also starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, and Jesse Eisenberg, among others, is slated to hit theaters on March 25, 2016.


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