Is Batman V Superman set for superhero box office?

Zack Snyder

Negative critical reviews may have affected the latest superhero movie Batman V Superman. Like kryptonite to Superman, bad word-of-mouth looks like it may have affected box office takings of the blockbuster movie.

The film fell 68% in its second weekend in US cinemas although the film earned an estimated $52.4m, beating new openers God's Not Dead 2 and Meet The Blacks.

The Zack Snyder directed Batman V Superman cost a reported $250m to produce and approximately $150m to market. It's earned an estimated $261m to date.

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The movie is part of a stable of superhero projects from the DC Comics stable that Warner Bros plan to release over the next few years. Next up is Suicide Squad followed by Wonder Woman and two 'Justice League' movies.