The official title for the upcoming Man of Steel sequel starring Ben Affleck as Batman has been unveiled as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

The Zack Snyder-directed movie will see Man of Steel star Henry Cavill reprise his role as Superman with Ben Affleck taking on the role of Gotham's hero Batman and Gal Godot in the role of Wonder Woman.

Principle photography for the blockbuster has already begun with filming to take place in Illinois, Africa and the South Pacific.

The film is slated for release on April 29, 2016.