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Batman’s Batmobile Hitches Ride on Millennium Falcon in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions released a teaser for its upcoming “Star Wars” film with a special nod to Zack Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

The video begins with familiar “Star Wars” music and a shot of what appears to be the Millennium Falcon before shifting into the pounding score of the latest Batman films and a reveal of the Batmobile on the underside of the ship. Abrams’ Batmobile is a little dustier than Snyder’s, which he revealed in a tweet on Sept. 10 — and looks more like the Tumbler from the Christopher Nolan films.

This is the latest in an ever-escalating battle for supremacy in crossover images between the two directors that began with Snyder’s photo of Superman actor Henry Cavill in Jedi garb.

SEE ALSO: ‘Star Wars’ Provides Disney with a ‘Huge Opportunity’

He followed that up with a shot of Batman stumbling through the desert with R2-D2.

Bad Robot responded with a caped crusader of their own.

Snyder then snapped a pic of a stormtrooper on the wrong side of the law in Gotham.

Production on both films is currently underway, with “Star Wars: Episode VII” expected in theaters Dec. 18, 2015, and “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” planned for Mar. 25, 2016.

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