To celebrate the start of San Diego Comic-Con as well as the 75th anniversary of Batman, "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" director Zack Snyder released a new photo of Ben Affleck in costume as the Caped Crusader. This is what that photo looks like:
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As Variety notes, the new Batman photo is part of a larger mosaic of pictures that DC Comics put together for Comic-Con. "The filmmakers wanted to include this new cinematic version of the Dark Knight in the anniversary mosaic so it could be discovered by fans!" read a blog post on DCComics.com. "The cast and crew behind 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' are excited to be a part of the 75th celebration!"
Warner Bros. will release "Batman v Superman" on May 6, 2016. The film is not scheduled to appear at Comic-Con during the Warner Bros. panel on Saturday, but don't be surprised if it winds up being an unexpected inclusion in the festivities.