'Justice League' Rotten Tomatoes score delayed until opening day
Updated: Nov 15, 2017 14:19 IST
Los Angeles [U.S.A], November 15 (ANI): Looks like fans have to wait for some more time to see the official Rotten Tomatoes score for the upcoming DC movie 'Justice League'.
Warner Bros. is embargoing critic reviews until 2:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, leaving just one full day between reviews going live and the film opening Thursday evening.
Usually, studios lift review embargoes a week or more before a film opens.
Rotten Tomatoes is making a surprising move on top of this, intentionally delaying its reveal of the film's aggregate critic score until 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
According to the site, the reason for this movie is because they want to make an event of unveiling the score on their new 'See It/Skip It' show on Facebook.
Still, the move draws attention considering 'Justice League's studio, Warner Bros., owns a minority stake in Fandango, Rotten Tomatoes' parent company.
While the DC Comics universe scored big this summer with Patty Jenkin's 'Wonder Woman,' starring Gal Gadot, earning a 92 percent from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, the Warner Bros.
superhero films have struggled in the past compared to blockbusters from its rival Marvel.
Last year's 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,' which introduced Ben Affleck as Batman and Gadot as Wonder Woman, landed a 27 percent aggregate rating, while 'Suicide Squad,' featuring cameo appearances from Affleck's Batman and Ezra Miller's the Flash, struggled even worse with a 26 percent rating.
Directed by Zack Snyder, 'Justice League' stars Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Henry Cavill, Ray Fisher, and Jason Momoa. (ANI)