Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About the Failed 2004 Batman Vs. Superman Movie

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About the Failed 2004 Batman Vs. Superman Movie

We’re just one month away from seeing Batman v. Superman, the long-awaited smackdown between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. But if things had turned out differently, we could have seen Batman fight Superman back in 2004. Here’s everything we know about Batman vs. Superman: Asylum, and how it would have been different than Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Minor spoilers and speculation for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ahead…

What was Batman vs. Superman about?

Batman vs Superman was pitched by Andrew Kevin Walker, the writer of Se7en, who wrote an ultra-dark screenplay about the two heroes clashing. According to the book Superman vs. Hollywood by Jake Rossen, the studio apparently thought this version was too dark, so they hired Akiva…

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