The first image of Henry Cavill in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has been released.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first look image at Henry Cavill as Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, set to open worldwide on May 6, 2016.

The action adventure from director Zack Snyder stars Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman.

It also stars Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man of Steel, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, and Holly Hunter in a role newly created for the film.

Written by Chris Terrio, from a screenplay by David S. Goyer,  Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder are producing, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Wesley Coller, David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers.

Principal photography will take place on location at Michigan Motion Picture Studios and on location in and around Detroit, Michigan; Illinois; Africa; and the South Pacific.