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Watch: the new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer

Alex Abad-Santos is a senior correspondent who explains what society obsesses over, from Marvel and movies to fitness and skin care. He came to Vox in 2014. Prior to that, he worked at the Atlantic.

Just days after teasing fans with a sneak peek — a trailer for a trailer — Warner Bros. has released the third trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and there's plenty to unpack.

In addition to the titular superheroes facing off both in costume and as their human alter egos, there are fights and explosions galore, plus we get a brief glimpse of Wonder Woman. Also making an appearance: Lois Lane (Amy Adams) and Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg), sporting a lab coat and a full head of hair and acting very unhinged.

With each trailer, we've gotten a little more context into what, at first glance (all the way back in April when the first trailer leaked) seemed like a grim superhero movie. The basic storyline: Superman (Henry Cavill) is seen as too powerful and too capable of destruction; Batman (Ben Affleck) is the man who wants to put Superman in check. And along the way, Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and Aquaman (Jason Momoa) are thrown into this clash of superhero titans.

Earlier this week, Warner Bros. released a teaser trailer that featured Batman chained up in some kind of brown dungeon, with Superman unmasking him and giving us our first look at Ben Affleck in the Batsuit:

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters on March 15, 2016.

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