Batman V. Superman Director Zack Snyder Says There's A Lot Of Movie Not In The Trailer

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Immediately after the most recent trailer for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice was released, fans started to bemoan how much of the movie had apparently been revealed.

Director Zack Snyder, in a new interview with MTV, says not to worry about that.

“I have the benefit of seeing the movie,” Snyder said. “It’s cool that they think it’s too much and I appreciate people not wanting to know, but there’s plenty that they don’t know. There’s a lot of movie that’s not in the trailer.”

In particular, Snyder suggested there's much more to Jesse Eisenberg's portrayal of Lex Luthor than meets the eye.

“In the trailer, of course he comes across in a very specific way,” said Snyder. “In the movie, he’s like a million times more sophisticated than what you get in 30 seconds. But that’s also the fun of it. That’s why you go to the movies, so you can actually see the context and understand the depth.”

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters March 25, 2016.

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    • patmorais
    • 73 Posts in 25 Months

    Yeah I'm pretty sure there's about 2 hours and 28 minutes of the movie that's not in the trailer. That doesn't change the fact that they showed a lot of story beats and the payoff at the end

  1. patmorais said ... (original post)

    Yeah I'm pretty sure there's about 2 hours and 28 minutes of the movie that's not in the trailer. That doesn't change the fact that they showed a lot of story beats and the payoff at the end

    Way to contradict yourself. You say they showed a lot of story beats (they didn't) while also saying there's 2 hours and 28 minutes of film they haven't shown. That trailer was literally the initial plot synopsis in action.

  2. The difference between the BVS 2nd trailer and the 2nd Terminator Genisys trailer:

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  3. that's also pretty much why I avoid trailers like the plague. all I needed to know was that Bats and Supes was in it, and neither were happy with each other.... everything else I want to be surprised about. I didn't need to know that Lex was in it (again), or Doomsday, or WW or any possible meta-human sighting. I would of loved to have been surprised. My favorite part of Antman was the battle Falcon... totally unexpected.

    • Mascot13
    • 10 Posts in 7 Months

    After the bull-shit, Ninja turtle design of Doomsday and the terrible portrayal of Luthor, I don't have high hopes.

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