April 1, 2012--Warner Bros. and Disney jointly announced in New York today their plan to co-distribute Avengers/JLA, a crossover movie based on the 2003-2004 limited comic book series that pitted the premiere superhero teams of both universes against one another.
Written by Kurt Busiek with art by the legendary George Perez, Avengers/JLA saw the superhero teams used as pawns in a game between two cosmic dieties. While the heroes begin as adversaries, they end up working together to save both of their universes.
The search for a director is underway, and it was annonced that Kurt Busiek was consulting on the project. The movie is currently being planned for 2016, and will take place after Avengers 2 and the upcoming Justice League movie. Now word yet if the current actors will be reprising their roles for the crossover.
For more details, head over to www.jla-avengers.com.