‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ on Razzies Shortlist
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad are top contenders for the worst movie of 2016 at the upcoming Golden Raspberry Awards.
The critically-panned superhero films have landed on the shortlist for Worst Picture alongside Assassin’s Creed, Collateral Beauty, Dirty Grandpa, The Divergent Series: Allegiant, Fifty Shades of Black, Gods of Egypt, and Independence Day: Resurgence.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s Caped Crusader Ben Affleck will compete alongside Suicide Squad and Collateral Beauty’s Will Smith for Worst Actor. The Darkness’ Kevin Bacon, Gods of Egypt and London Has Fallen’s Gerard Butler, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s Henry Cavill, and Dirty Grandpa’s Robert De Niro are also included in the category.
The worst sequel prize will be a competition between critical flops Alice Through the Looking Glass, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Blair Witch, The Divergent Series: Allegiant, Independence Day: Resurgence, and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, among others, while Mother’s Day and Office Christmas Party’s Jennifer Aniston, Allied and Assassin’s Creed’s Marion Cotillard, and Megan Fox (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows) will ‘compete’ for the Worst Actress dishonor with Radha Mitchell (The Darkness), Margot Robbie (The Legend of Tarzan and Suicide Squad), and Julia Roberts (Mother’s Day).
The full list of nominees for the spoof awards, which celebrate the worst Hollywood films and performances, will be announced on January 23, a day before the Academy Awards nominations.