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Wonder Woman’s Debut a Primary Draw for “Batman v Superman” Audiences, Survey Says

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Move over, Batman and Superman! Audiences want to see Wonder Woman, at least according to the latest Fandango survey.

Deadline reports that 88% of moviegoers cited Wonder Woman’s film debut as a reason they were excited to see “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

The survey also found that 60% percent of fans can’t wait to see Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, 82% have seen “Man Of Steel,” 66% are fans of director Zack Snyder’s previous work and 61% said they will likely see the film multiple times. 59% of those participants are on Batman’s side, while 41% are rooting for Superman.

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The film is currently rated a 98% want-to-see on Fandango’s buzz-indicator Fanticipation meter, despite a (current) 41% rating on RottenTomatoes. Projected to earn $350m over opening weekend, “Batman v Superman” has already outsold all superhero films to become Fandango’s top pre-selling superhero movie ever.

Directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jesse Eisenberg, Laurence Fishburne, Amy Adams and others, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” hits screens on March 25.