It’s finally here! After weeks and months of anticipation (not to mention a brief leak last week), the first official trailer has arrived for Batman v Superman, and it’s a cracker.
The first trailer picks up in a world where superheroes are under scrutiny, with Superman labelled a “false God” while an off-screen Holly Hunter questions the responsibilities of such a powerful being. Meanwhile Ben Affleck’s brooding Bruce Wayne is also introduced, as Jeremy Irons’ Alfred speaks of “the fever, the rage … the feeling of powerlessness that turns good men cruel.”
This bleakly gripping introduction leads up to a tantalising face-off between the two as Batman growls out some trash talk to the Man of Steel. “Tell me… do you bleed?” he asks. “You will…”
Check out the new trailer, below…
No sign of Lex Luthor at this stage, nor Wonder Woman for that matter. Still, there’s something pleasingly focused about splitting the spotlight squarely between the two titular heroes. They’re who we came to see, after all…
Directed by Zack Snyder and co-starring Henry Cavill, Jesse Eisenberg and Amy Adams, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice will open in the UK and US on 25 March 2016.
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