Re: The box office "bar of success" for Batman/ Superman.
Originally Posted by FeedOnATreeFrog
This movie definitely has more buzz/awareness (be it good or bad) 2 years prior to release than TDK had.
Whether it generates buzz closer to release (due to positive WOM or trailers, ala Ledger's Joker performance) is a different matter.
Movies have broken $1 Billion on the past achievements of a franchise...look at the first Hobbit.
MCU Rest of Decade prediction:
2015: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man
2016: Captain America 3, Doctor Strange
2017: Thor 3, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Inhumans
2018: Avengers 3, Black Panther, Incredible Hulk 2
2019: Iron Man 4, Doctor Strange 2, Ms. Marvel