Los Angeles: Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill will reprise their roles as Batman and Superman for Warner Bros' 'Justice League'.

Zack Snyder
Zack Snyder. Pic/AFP

Zack Snyder, who is to helm the untitled Batman-Superman face off in 'Man of Steel' sequel, is also returning as the director for the film, reported the Wrap.

The story of 'Batman vs Superman' will directly lead into 'Justice League' movie, the studio's president of worldwide production Greg Silverman said. Gal Gadot is also expected to return as Wonder Woman. 'Batman vs Superman' is slated to hit theaters on May 6, 2016.