In Hollywoodland (2006), Ben Affleck stars as George Reeves, the actor who played Superman/Clark Kent in Adventures of Superman (1952). This makes Ben Affleck the first actor to portray, in one form or another, both Batman and Superman as part of a major motion picture.
Ben Affleck stated in an interview that Jesse Eisenberg, who plays Lex in this film, was the most interesting character. Jesse Eisenberg has previously said that Chris Terrio (writer) has created a character with psychological realism.
Lynda Carter did not like Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman outfit, as she said it was missing the red, white, and blue.
The kryptonite in the glass case being looked at by Lex Luthor appears to be in the shape of Zod's skull.
Timothy Dalton was considered for Alfred Pennyworth.
When Gal Gadot was asked by a reporter about how she would get Wonder Woman's breasts from the comics, she answered: "Wonder Woman is amazonian, and historically accurate Amazonian women actually had only one breast. So, if I'd really go 'by the book'...it'd be problematic." Gadot practiced Kung Fu, kick boxing, sword fight, jujitsu and capoeira as part of her physical preparation for the role.
Throughout the trailers, certain lines of dialogue such as "it's time you learned what it means to be a man", and "that's a three syllable word for every thought to big for little minds", are influenced by similar lines in the comic 'The Dark Knight Returns'.
Charles Roven revealed that at the time, there were 1500 visual FX shots, relatively little compared to other visual effects heavy superhero films.
This is the first theatrical film to feature Cyborg and his secret identity, Victor Stone.
The code name title for this film on and off set is "Sage & Milo".
This film was shot primarily in Detroit, MI.
This will be the first ever film in 3D film to feature not just Batman, but Wonder Woman, Cyborg, The Flash and Aquaman. Superman's first 3D film was the story before this one, Man of Steel (2013) and Green Lantern had a 3D film in Green Lantern (2011) which is not connected to this DC film franchise.
In this film, Lauren Cohen and Jeffery Dean Morgan play Marthe and Thomas Wayne, Lauren stars in The Walking Dead as Maggie, with Jeffery Dean Morgan slated to appear in The Walking Dead as the villain Negan, who kills Maggies husband Glenn in the comics.
Batman's voice is modulated. Giving him a more unnatural and altered voice. This idea has been used in the CW's Arrow (2012), as a way to hide his identity.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan was considered for the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. He was subsequently given the role of Thomas Wayne, Bruce Wayne's father.
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