Batman vs Superman Rumors: Release Date Being Moved Up?

March 16, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

The Batman vs Superman release date may be moved up so that it’s not directly competing with a film believed to be Captain America 3.

Sources told Brazilian website Judao that Warner Bros’ Brazil is planning to release the movie, which is supposed to get a new name at some point, on April 28, 2016, and that the movie would be released in the United States a day later.

That would move Batman vs Superman one week ahead of the release date that was announced a while ago and would also put it a week ahead of Captain America 3 on May 6, 2016. Insiders believe that’s the movie pegged for that date but it hasn’t been confirmed.

Marvel originally had a movie planned for that date before Batman vs Superman was moved back from a summer 2015 release date due to problems.

The rumors aren’t confirmed.

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, meanwhile, told Slash Film that Marvel has no intention of moving its release date. 

“We’re certainly keeping the date there and we’ll announce what that movie is, I assume, in the next few months,” he said.

The announcement could come at Comic-Con, which is in a couple months. 

Jeremy Irons recently told Absolute Radio that he’s not sure how he will play the Alfred character in the film.

“I’m gonna be very interested to see [how the character turns out],” Irons said. “The script isn’t entirely finished. So it will be as much a surprise for me as you, probably.”

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