The biggest superhero battle may happen two years from now, as two major comic book blockbusters are slated for a release on the very same day.
Variety reports that Marvel has scheduled Captain America 3 — the working title for the patriotic threequel — for May 6, 2016.
The trouble is that's the very same day that Warner Bros. had chosen for the release of the still-untitled Superman-Batman film — the sequel to 2013's Man of Steel.
So, as Ray J would sing, who hit it first? In August, Marvel reserved the date for a release, but it didn't specify which movie would have that berth. Then in January, Warner Brothers pushed back the Superman-Batman flick from July 17, 2015, to May 6, 2016, to "help fully realize the vision."
As Variety notes, however, it's extremely likely that one of the movies will land on a different release date — since keeping both on May 6 would hurt both movies' box office earnings.
As the second Captain America movie continues wowing moviegoers in theaters — having earned $300 million to date — filming for Superman-Batman is currently in Michigan, with Ben Affleck and Jesse Eisenberg joining the returning Man of Steel cast and playing Batman and Lex Luthor, respectively.
Now we just have to see which studio is gonna back down first!