(CNN) - Actor Ben Affleck has been tapped to play “Batman” in Warner Brother's upcoming “Superman” sequel.
The new project will put DC Comics' most iconic characters together on the big screen for the first time.
Affleck will play “Bruce Wayne/Batman” across from Henry Cavill's portrayal of “Clark Kent/Superman.”
The movie will also bring back other stars from "Man of Steel," including Laurence Fishburne and Amy Adams.
The studio projects a worldwide release in July 2015.
Right on cue, Thursday’s early winter storm dumped snow and ice on the Wabash Valley but county highway crews were a step ahead of the weather’s arrival pre-treating the 897 miles of pavement in the county.
A fire has engulfed the First Prairie Creek Church in Vigo County.
A four car accident in eastern Vigo County leaves one person dead.
Workers at a new eatery in Terre Haute are preparing to open.
Otter Creek Township is on its way to getting a new fire station.
Knox County Commissioner Don Halter is ahead of the game when it comes to winter weather preparedness. But the man-power may have a hard time running full throttle. The Knox County highway budget took big cuts in 2013.