Jesse Eisenberg clears up Comic-Con comments

Jesse Eisenberg raised a few eyebrows over the weekend after describing the frenzied Comic-Con experience as similar to "genocide". With a number of tabloid outlets working themselves into a lather over an admittedly regrettable choice of words, Eisenberg has since moved to clarify his comments, stressing his gratitude at being part of such a big movie.

"I of course was using hyperbole to describe the sensory overload I experienced," said Eisenberg to Associated Press. "I sometimes do employ that. I’m a normal person who has normal sensory experiences, so Comic-Con was very overwhelming for me. That said, it was really an honour to be on that end of such jubilation."

"That people are excited about it in that way is unheard of and thrilling," he continues. "I’ve been on the receiving end of movies that no one loves and no one anticipates. That’s worse, even though it’s a much quieter press tour."

That's that cleared up then. Eisenberg will be joined by Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Jeremy Irons when Batman v Superman hits UK and US cinemas on 25 March 2016.

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