Zack Snyder's Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice will go down as one of the most divisive blockbusters of all time. There's almost no arguing against that statement. Sure, the film most certainly has its champions, but many critics panned it as a majorly disappointing showdown between the two biggest names in comics. How does Amy Adams feel about taking part in such a divisive film? As it turns out: she just feels for Zack Snyder. She explained:
While speaking with Variety's Playback podcast at Telluride Film Festival, Amy Adams opened up regarding the negative critical reaction to Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and expressed her own concerns for Zack Snyder. She didn't seem personally bothered by the film's lackluster performance with critics, but she felt bad for Snyder because she admires him so much as a person and a director. Despite his tendency to make gritty, violent, and generally mean films, the guy's apparently the "nicest person ever."
This makes sense when we examine the details. To say that Zack Snyder became the object of fan hatred after the movie debuted would be the understatement of the year. Following the release of Batman V Superman, numerous social media platforms exploded with rage at the 300 director. From hate-filled rants, to petitions demanding that Warner Bros. fire him and bring on a new director for Justice League, it was hard to miss the sheer amount of vitriol aimed at this decidedly polarizing filmmaker.
Of course, as many of you already know, Zack Snyder already has a chance to correct the course of the DCEU and silence his haters once and for all. He seems to have taken notice of the negative response to Batman V Superman, and he has applied those creative notes to his take on the upcoming Justice League team-up movie. With new guidance from Geoff Johns as the President of DC Entertainment, it looks like Warner Bros. has finally have cracked the code on this Zack Snyder-led DC Universe.
The first official glimpse at Justice League from San Diego Comic-Con didn't give us too much insight into the overall narrative of the upcoming DCEU movie, but it's abundantly clear that we don't have another Batman V Superman on our hands -- at least in terms of tone. Check out the footage below:
Amy Adams herself doesn't seem to mind the negative response to Batman V Superman, and that probably has something to do with the fact that she's too busy enjoying her recent success. Her new film, Arrival, recently screened for critics, and it has received almost universal praise as an instant sci-fi classic. She doesn't need to worry about bad reviews; she's doing just fine.
CinemaBlend will keep you up to date with any and all information related to the DCEU, as well as Amy Adams' Arrival as more information becomes available to us. Zack Snyder's Justice League will hit theaters next fall on November 17 2017. Arrival will debut later this year on November 11. Stay tuned for more details!