In an interview with MTV, Director Zack Snyder talked about his feelings on spoilers and the fan reaction to the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer than came out last December.

The trailer, which featured Doomsday, a classic Superman villain that killed the iconic hero in a 1992 comic book storyline put fans in an uproar because they thought a big portion of the film was spoiled.

“I have the benefit of seeing the movie,” Snyder replied, “It’s cool that they think it’s too much and I appreciate people not wanting to know, but there’s plenty that they don’t know. There’s a lot of movie that’s not in the trailer.”

Snyder also commented on spoilers and how he crafts his movies. “Of course I hate it when any spoilers come out!” he said. “You design the movie as a story that evolves as you watch it, so moment-to-moment [you’re thinking], ‘Oh my god, what’s going to happen next? Are they gonna live? Are they gonna die?’ So you want that experience for the audience, as much as you can. If you’re, as an audience member, exploring these articles, looking for answers to questions that you have, maybe you’re okay with knowing before you go. It’s like an individual taste. But like I said, I want people to see the movie without knowing.”

Fans also concerns about how Lex Luther, played by Jesse Eisenberg, was portrayed. “In the trailer, of course he comes across in a very specific way,” Snyder said, “In the movie, he’s like a million times more sophisticated than what you get in 30 seconds. But that’s also the fun of it. That’s why you go to the movies, so you can actually see the context and understand the depth.”

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opens on March 25th. The film is directed by Zack Snyder and stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, and Gal Gadot.

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