This should have been a piece of cake.
Together on film for the first time EVER.
How in the Hell do you end up making a failure of a product, Zach? Literally all you and the execs had to do was make a non-controversial film that would have appealed to the masses. That's it.
In light of Zach's recent comments and the figures for BvS, I've sort of taken a 180 on my opinion of the current DCEU. MoS is still a very good film in my opinion, but after sitting on BvS for a while, my opinion of it has actually dropped.
This is because BvS could have been the biggest movie ever made. Without question. $1Bil should have been WB's absolute MINIMUM estimation for the film. Instead, it's going to struggle to even break even and will likely settle around $900mil, which pathetic and yes, embarassing.
Snyder doesn't like secret identities. Snyder doesn't feel as though he needs to explain plot holes. Snyder doesn't like super heros talking with each other.
This is the absolute worst news I possibly could have heard about this franchise, and makes me very, very sad. All they needed was to make a easily accepted movie. THAT'S IT! It would have printed billions upon billions of dollars!
Instead, for the World's Finest introduction to live action film, we got a luke-warm movie that I guess is SORT OF passable in some areas. Which is an absolute shame - this movie should have been off the charts.
Snyder needs to go. He's killing a franchise.
"BvS did fine, it was a su-"
No, it wasn't. BvS was a massive failure and a flop. You have to look at the film's potential in order to get an idea of what constitutes a flop or not. It makes $900 mil? Good for it. It should have been in the mid-billions. The fact that they couldn't reach this figure with Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman together in live action film for the FIRST TIME should speak volumes about he quality of who is helming this universe.
Thank Heavens for Suicide Squad. With any luck, we'll actually get a half-way decent foray into this Universe from another director.
Lose Snyder. I want my favorite characters to have Justice done for them. Pun intended.