5 Things ‘Batman v Superman’ Tells Us about the DC Extended Universe

     March 29, 2016

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After years of anticipation, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is now out in the world for all to see. The film got off to a solid start box office-wise, which is a good sign for Warner Bros. This is an incredibly important film for the studio that serves as the foundation for the DC Extended Universe to come, and with two further films already in the can and another about to start production, the ball is already rolling, so there’s a lot riding on the success of Batman v Superman.

Indeed, while Man of Steel retroactively fits into the interconnected “DC Extended Universe,” Batman v Superman is the first film of Warner Bros.’ that was built from the ground up with the explicit purpose of existing within said universe. As such, there’s a lot we can glean from the film about what’s to come, from the tone of the DC Expanded Universe to specific plot points of upcoming films. But first, here’s a brief refresher on the release slate as it stands now:

So, with all that in mind, let’s dig into what Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice tells us about what to expect from the DC Extended Universe going forward. [Batman v Superman spoilers ahead]

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