(CNN) - Actor Ben Affleck has been tapped to play “Batman” in Warner Brother's upcoming “Superman” sequel.
The new project will put DC Comics' most iconic characters together on the big screen for the first time.
Affleck will play “Bruce Wayne/Batman” across from Henry Cavill's portrayal of “Clark Kent/Superman.”
The movie will also bring back other stars from "Man of Steel," including Laurence Fishburne and Amy Adams.
The studio projects a worldwide release in July 2015.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber visited young victims of Typhoon Haiyan on Tuesday, traveling to the Philippines after launching a worldwide campaign to help those affected by the deadly storm.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California court has scheduled arguments next month for Michael Jackson's doctor to appeal his involuntary manslaughter conviction.
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