‘Batman v Superman’ Trailer Leaks Online

Batman v Superman trailer leaks

The highly anticipated trailer for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” briefly leaked online on Thursday.

Shot on a handheld camera or phone, the unauthorized video featured Portuguese subtitles — a sign it may have been from Brazil — and was quickly removed from YouTube.

UPDATE (4/17): Director Zack Snyder officially released the trailer in full online on Friday afternoon.

Warner Bros. was supposed to premiere the “Batman v Superman” footage in select Imax theaters on Monday.

Last year, Disney and Marvel were forced to release the trailer for “The Avengers,” which leaked online prior to its exclusive debut on television.

Featuring voiceovers from Holly Hunter and Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor), among others, the footage centers mostly on Superman’s questionable place in the universe after “Man of Steel.”

The citizens of Metropolis, amid chants and police altercations, appear to turn against Henry Cavill’s character as a Superman statue has been spray painted “False God.”

“Devils don’t come from hell beneath us,” Luthor says. “They come from the sky.”

Before Ben Affleck is finally shown unmasked as Bruce Wayne, his butler Alfred (Jeremy Irons) says off camera: “That’s how it starts, the feeling, the powerlessness, that turns good men…cruel.”

We then catch several brief glimpses of Batman in full costume, mostly in the dark, as the batmobile later unleashes mayhem on the city before Batman and Superman meet face to face in the same footage screened at Comic-Con last year.

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” opens March 25, 2016.

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  1. finalbobot says:

    once again zack snyder proves that he doesnt understand the concepts in his movies as much as he thinks he does. Its a shame, as a dc fan i had high hopes for this fim, but they chose the worst possible director for this. that quote at the end”Do you bleed? you will.” was terribly stale and cheesy in the worst way. lets hope for the best

    • Looks like we’re getting something similar to the TDKR (well, elements of it). Snyder will do the film justice. From what I saw of the Batman suit, it looks like it’s going to be the best one on screen yet and is totally bad a$$. The suit at the end is ripped straight from the comics. I would be pretty excited about that as a DC fan. As cheesy as that line may sound, we don’t have the complete context of the movie yet, but it looks that they are trying to establish a bit darker version of Batman.

  2. You guys are truly awful for posting this.

  3. Surely the English Voice at the end is Batman – it fits this version of the character. Alfred is supposed to have passed on by now. I could be wrong.

  4. Ronn says:

    Enough with the “Inception Horns”

  5. Paully says:

    A little jealous of Star Wars 7 are we WB. You know Disney and the Siegle /Shuster families want the big guy on his own at Disney Marvel. Time will tell.. Ha ha.

    • What in God’s name are you talking about? Back away from the keyboard. Superman and Warner Bros have enjoyed nearly 80 years of greatness. Sieg-EL and Shuster got their credit LONG ago. The man being screwed to no end is Bill Finger. Bob Kane is a fucking joke. He wanted Batman to be The Bat-Man. with red skin and leathery wings and long blonde hair. Bill Finger not only proposed to black, but created the cowl, the alterego, and the best villains in all of comics.

    • blkyank says:

      That court case has been tried and lost by the Siegal/Shuster estates so the wants of the families and Disney are moot. Besides,any version of Superman that managed to show up in a Marvel film would hardly be recognized as the Man of Steel anyway since most of the “Superman franchise” including Lex Luthor,would remain the property of DC Comics.

      Marvel would also have to pay a licensing fee to WB for the part of the Superman franchise they use,
      So no, I doubt Disney would put itself through such trouble when they still can’t get the X-Men and Fantastic Four to come home.

  6. Why is everyone misquoting a trailer? He says “That’s how it starts. The fever, the rage, the feeling of powerlessness… that turns good men… cruel.” And why didn’t you mention Charlie Rose? He was off the chain, yo! I’ll let myself out.

  7. IT 2 IT says:

    More WHO NEEDS IT? –franchise slum ‘CALM–ICKS’
    to keep you ‘DISS—tracted’ on this, the 65th Anniversary
    of the now 21st century DEFINING- – —-KOREAN WAR.


  8. porraloca says:

    this is brazil porra

  9. Klaus von B. says:

    a man says off camera: “That’s how it starts, the feeling, the powerlessness, that turns good men…cruel.” LOL, that voice is clearly Jeremy Irons.

    Huge mistake of WB/Snyder to try to make the premiere of the teaser an “event”, of course it was going to leak online. They should have just released the trailer online without any announcement.

  10. JR says:

    The IMAX preview decision is a net negative at this point. You have to put the high quality version online if you want to salvage this mistake. By midday tomorrow, everyone who was waiting for this trailer will have already seen it and any discussion might be muted by the realization that it was all under the guise of a camera phone.

    • Josh says:

      I’ve not seen it yet, and will be seeing it for the first time in IMAX still. The amount of negativity this is getting from a bootleg leak filmed on a camera phone is ridiculous. There’s actually been complaints about bad looking CGI. Any amount of CGI is gonna look bad when something is being filmed in a dark theater on a cell phone.

  11. John says:

    “Variety Staff”? Don’t have the balls to put a name on this.

  12. custodioneto says:

    I saw it and it’s amazing. Still can’t wait to watch it in high quality.

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