No one likes it when movies they support don’t do well at the box office.
Though few fans are as passionate–or as vocal–as those of Marvel Studios and DC Films.
All you have to do is to read the forums for sites that focus on superhero content–like Comicbookmovie.com and Superherohype.com, to name two–to realize that enthusiasms run deep whenever these studios and the characters they control are concerned.
For instance, even fans of Batman will acknowledge that Joel Schumacher’s interpretation wa akin to cinematic arsenic as far that the franchise and the character were concerned.
That being said, if that weren’t the case, would Christopher Nolan ever have been given the chance to reinvigorate the franchise?
I mention it because it’s another good reason why Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice underperforming isn’t necessarily a bad thing because it’s fairly obvious that Zach Snyder–either through lack of knowledge or by design–doesn’t know how to interpret either Batman or Superman, so a creative refreshening is necessary.
“Warner Bros has already begun playing musical chairs with their executives,” though the question is is it enough.
Only time will tell because–if the Titanic has taught us anything–it’s that sometimes the danger is a lot greater than we assumed at first glance.