Batman vs. Superman Will be Michigan’s Biggest Movie Production Ever

According to the Detroit Free Press, pre-production is in full swing in Detroit for Warner Bros.’ upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie where it will become the biggest movie production to set up shop in the state. Production on the film will begin early next year at the Michigan Motion Picture Studios in Pontiac where it will occupy all seven sound stages on the lot in addition to several locations around the state. The site also reports that the film will conclude production in Detroit in August of next year.

Batman vs. Superman will feature the return of Henry Cavill as Superman, facing off against Ben Affleck as Batman/Bruce Wayne. In addition, the film will mark the big screen debut of Wonder Woman as played by Gal Gadot.

Also starring Amy Adams, Diane Lane and Laurence Fishburne, the Zack Snyder-directed Batman vs. Superman hits theaters on July 17, 2015.