Poised for an unprecedented superhero movie showdown in May of 2016, the tension is building between Batman Vs Superman and Disney’s Captain America 3. We reported earlier that, though neither company has yet to blink here in the States, their reluctance to play chicken has begun to show through in the overseas market. Batman Vs Superman has already been pushed forward in Europe and now Variety reporter Brent Lang has quoted a Disney exec on the subject:
— Brent Lang (@BrentALang) April 22, 2014
Despite the hype of the big face off, this is not the first hint that things will eventually go in a different direction. If I had to venture a guess, I’d say it was more likely that one of the big two studios will budge and try and capture an at least an open weekend solo.