Holy Mad Max-inspired fashion statements, Batman!
Fans unable to wait another week and a half for the release of “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” were treated with previously-unseen footage courtesy of a new International trailer out of South Korea.
The one-minute long traile gave a closer look at a post-apocalyptic dream sequence in which a rag-swaddled Batman (Ben Affleck) looks more like a refugee from “Fury Road” than a superhero. There are also additional
Ben Affleck’s Batman is dressed for success … in a post-apocalyptic world in the new international trailer for ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.’
Among the other new teases that debuted with Monday’s trailer is a shot of the Caped Crusader’s alter ego, Bruce Wayne, angered by a newspaper defaced with red ink.
“You killed your family,” it reads, hinting at a possible cameo for a rebooted Joker, played by Jared Leto, who will be a part of Warner Bros.’s next super hero flick, “Suicide Squad.”
Bruce Wayne gets some mail he’d like to return to sender.
Most of the trailer, however, is dominated by the throw-down promised by the title of the movie opening March 25.
Henry Cavill’s Superman gets more face-time than he did in the last American trailer – and boy is his face angry.
Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman doesn’t have much screen time, but she makes the most of it.
“It’s the greatest gladiator match in the history of the world,” as Jesse Eisenberg’s nefarious Lex Luthor puts it.
Of course, there’s a bigger subplot to the movie opening March 25. The film is not just a sequel to 2013’s “Man of Steel,” but a launching point for Warner Bros.’ ambitious attempt to build a giant shared cinematic universe with its DC superheroes to rival that of arch-nemesis Marvel Studios.
Directed by Zack Snyder, “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” also stars Gal Gadot, who plays Wonder Woman in the character’s long-overdue cinematic debut.
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