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Jeremy Irons says Batman v Superman deserved its bad reviews

hollywood Updated: May 30, 2016 17:52 IST
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“I’m tied into The Batman at the minute, which is nice because it’s a bit of income… Not that I need a bit of income but it’s nice to keep ticking over.”

Jeremy Irons, Batman v Superman’s Alfred, has become the first person involved with the film to openly address its negative reviews.

Speaking with Daily Mail, the actor didn’t hold back when the topic of the recent critical drubbing received by the superhero film came up.

Read Batman v Superman review: Doesn’t come close to The Dark Knight movies

“Deservedly so. I mean it took £800 million, so the kicking didn’t matter but it was sort of overstuffed… It was very muddled. I think the next one will be simpler. The script is certainly a lot smaller, it’s more linear,” he said.

“I’m tied into The Batman at the minute, which is nice because it’s a bit of income… Not that I need a bit of income but it’s nice to keep ticking over.”

Read: BvS left the DC Universe in a mess and James Wan’s tweets aren’t helping

‘The next one’ Irons speaks of is Justice League - Part 1, which is currently filming in London under careful supervision of DC’s newly appointed men in charge. DC recently took course correction measures by effectively removing director Zack Snyder as the de facto head of the DC movies, promoting Geoff Johns as head of the DC films, Ben Affleck as executive producer and downgrading the titles of a few involved with BvS.

Justice League Part One is due in theatres in November 2017.

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