The “Death of Superman” story arc, which debuted in comics, has been adapted for live-action in every medium available to DC Comics, from video games to cartoons. Batman vs Superman. Now, in a recent interview, Zack Snyder confirmed that his upcoming director’s cut scene Justice League Will once again show the circumstances surrounding Superman’s death at the hands of Doomsday, but this time Lex Luthor, Steppenwulf and Cyborg will also be involved. Such Zack Snyder’s Justice League HBO will open to viewers on Max in March.
“This is the beginning of the film. See you.” Superman… we pass, it’s all electricity, the kind of orange lightning that comes on the Day of Doom, you know, when that ‘Yargah!’ There was also some kind of gravity issue, like these rocks were floating and all sorts of things were happening. Then we see, as we drive … that Superman is there as we drive, he is pulling a piece of bone from Superman’s chest and he cries. “
“Now, if you notice even in BVS, there is a very audible cry. You can hear that this is now Superman’s cry. The cry fills up … This is Heroes Park … This is the Container Center where Lex is there. And then you see. Lex communicating with Steppenwolf … and then it’s Cyborg, he’s in his apartment and you look at the closet and then you see some football trophies. “
This method of opening a movie was also employed Zack snider For Batman vs Superman, Which opens with the final battle between Superman and Zod man of Steel, Viewed from the ground from the point of view of Bruce Wayne. This time, the added perspective will be from the perspective of Lex Luthor and the alien invader Steppenwulf, who presumably know that Superman is dead, and Earth is thus ripe for victory.
The fact that Cyborg is also involved in the opening scene corroborates Snyder’s previous statement that the character, played by Ray Fisher, is the “heart and soul” of the film. As of right now, Cyborg is the superhero with the least amount of money in DCEU, so hopefully fans will be able to get a better understanding of the character after the release of the Snyder cut.
In addition to the main six heroes featured in the poster, the film is also slated to feature Harry Lenix as General Swanwick aka The Martian Manhunter, and has long been rumored to have cameos by Green Lantern. With a runtime of four hours, the film should have plenty of time to establish a full roster of DCEU superheroes that fans have long been waiting to see.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League Ben Affleck as the stars, Gal Gadot as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra as The Flash Miller, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, Zero Iron as Alfred Pennyworth, Diane Lane as Martha Kent. , Ray Porter as Dark Porter, Syrian Hinds as Stephenwulf, Jessie Eisenberg as Lex Luthore and JK Simmons as Commissioner Gordon. The film airs on HBO Max on 18 March.
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