Scoot McNairy lands mystery role in `Dawn of Justice`

Los Angeles: Actor Scoot McNairy has reportedly landed a role in the upcoming `Man of Steel` sequel- `Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice`.

The actor, who has starred in films like `Argo` and `12 Years a Slave`, is rumoured to play Nightwing in the film, suggest reports.

In the comics, Nightwing is the alter ego of Dick Grayson who was taken under Batman`s wing and became the first incarnation of Robin before he takes on the independent superhero identity.
McNairy is expected to reunite with `Argo` director, producer, and main star Ben Affleck who is set to portray the Caped Crusader. Gal Gadot is tapped as Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg stars as Lex Luthor, and Jason Momoa is expected to play Aquaman.

`Dawn of Justice` is set to open against Marvel`s `Captain America 3` on May 6, 2016 in the States. It will see the return of Zack Synder at the helm, Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, and many other returning crew.

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