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Matt McGloin

Batman Vs. Superman Director's Cut Said To Be Rated-R


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It's being said a planned director's cut of Batman Vs. Superman is rated-R.

The info comes from the Disney News fan site, Stitch Kingdom, who tweeted out: the "Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition Blu-ray rated R for sequences of violence" and posted a screenshot of what looks to be Warner Home Entertainment notice also stating it's the "EDITED VERSION" and "CONTENT IS DIFFERENT THAN THE PG-13 VERSION."

The Batman Vs. Superman PG-13 version is what will be featured March 25th in movie theaters.

The news follows the success of the rated-R Deadpool movie, which certainty isn't a coincidence, as Deadpool exploded at the box office and currently sits at about $500 million worldwide -- ten times their budget.

Update: A copy of the notice can be found here (pdf).

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has a March 25, 2016 release starring Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Ray Fisher as Cyborg with Callan Mulvey, Holly Hunter as Senator Finch and Tao Okamoto as Mercy Graves.


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 one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.