“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” Hits Another Benchmark at $800 Million Worldwide

The Warner Bros. Pictures Actioner Continues to Soar Around the
Globe, Scoring Over $300 Million in North America and $500 Million
Overseas

BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “Batman v Superman: Dawn of
Justice” continues to hit new heights at the box office, reaching a
worldwide total of more than $800 million and counting. The announcement
was made today by Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President of Worldwide
Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

Kwan Vandenberg said, “We want to thank our partners in exhibition for
their unwavering support in delivering the film, day-and-date, to a
record number of screens for a March corridor, further demonstrating our
commitment to a 12-month strategy for films of every genre. We also want
to thank fans around the world for sharing their passion for these
characters and this story by heading to the theatres for ‘Batman v
Superman,’ and we congratulate the cast and filmmakers on the film’s
ongoing success.”

The domestic box office now stands at $301.2 million, with the
international box office at $500.5 million, for a global total of $801.7
million.

From director Zack Snyder comes “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,”
starring Oscar winner Ben Affleck (“Argo”) as Batman/Bruce Wayne and
Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent in the characters’ first big-screen
pairing.

Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham
City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most
revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of
hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with each
other, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger
than it has ever known before.

Directed by Zack Snyder, the film also stars Oscar nominees Amy Adams
(“American Hustle”) as Lois Lane, Jesse Eisenberg (“The Social Network”)
as Lex Luthor, Diane Lane (“Unfaithful”) as Martha Kent, and Laurence
Fishburne (“What’s Love Got to Do with It”) as Perry White; Oscar
winners Jeremy Irons (“Reversal of Fortune”) as Alfred, and Holly Hunter
(“The Piano”) as Senator Finch; and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman/Diana
Prince.

Snyder directed from a screenplay written by Chris Terrio and David S.
Goyer, based on characters from DC Comics, including Batman, created by
Bob Kane with Bill Finger, and Superman, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe
Shuster. The film was produced by Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder, with
Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and David S. Goyer serving as executive
producers.

Snyder’s behind-the-scenes creative team included director of
photography Larry Fong (“300,” “Watchmen”) and production designer
Patrick Tatopoulos (“300: Rise of an Empire”), and from his “Man of
Steel” team, editor David Brenner, costume designer Michael Wilkinson,
visual effects supervisor John “DJ” DesJardin, and Oscar-winning
composer Hans Zimmer (“The Lion King”) working in conjunction with
composer Junkie XL (“Mad Max: Fury Road”).

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, an Atlas Entertainment/Cruel and Unusual
production, a Zack Snyder film, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”
The film can be seen in IMAX, Dolby Cinema, RealD 3D, 3D and in 2D, and
is being distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros.
Entertainment Company.

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Contacts

Warner Bros. Pictures
Jack Horner, 818-954-3291
jack.horner@warnerbros.com