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Something told us this would happened. Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn prophesized it after Deadpool took in boatloads of cash during its first two weekends in theaters. Warner Bros. is moving back into the R-rated comic book movie game with a special release of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. The only difference between that, Deadpool and the 2009 film Watchmen? Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice‘s R-rated edit won’t be shown in theaters.

According to Collider, Warner Home Video will be released a special cut of the film titled Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition which earned its R-rating due to “sequences of violence”. In other words, Hollywood couldn’t let one film get away with the distinction of being a beloved R-rated superhero flick, it had to drive the idea into the ground until a decent percentage of future comic movies began thinking the same thing. Now there’s talks of Wolverine getting an R-rating down the line and we know Marvel’s other properties such as The Avengers, HUlk and more aren’t going to go anywhere near it due to merchandising and it being an unsavory fit for those characters. Gunn however, was correct in pointing out why Deadpool specifically had to be R-rated in order to succeed (and succeed big) and how that formula can’t work for all films.

“Over the next few months, if you pay attention to the trades, you’ll see Hollywood misunderstanding the lesson they should be learning with Deadpool. They’ll be green lighting films ‘like Deadpool’ – but, by that, they won’t mean ‘good and original’ but ‘a raunchy superhero film’ or ‘it breaks the fourth wall.’ They’ll treat you like you’re stupid, which is the one thing Deadpool didn’t do.”

Principal filming for Batman v. Superman wrapped months ago and the PG-13 rating the theatrical release was given by the MPAA is going to stick. That being said, don’t be surprised if a ton of future comic book films attempt to pull off what Deadpool accomplished without any of the actual charm.