‘Man of Steel 2’ – Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling among actors rumored to take on Batman role

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Revealed at Comic-Con in San Diego, the Man of Steel 2: Superman vs. Batman film is bound to be the most anticipated movie of 2015.

The Hollywood Reporter has published a list of six possible contenders for the role of Batman.

The favorite in the running for the position is Josh Brolin, 45, the site writes, followed by Ryan Gosling, 32.

Further down the list are Joe Manganiello (“True Blood”), Richard Armitage (“The Hobbit”), Max Martini (“Pacific Rim”) and Matthew Goode (“Watchmen”).

The report also adds that filming is set to start next year and the launch is set for 2015.