20 May 2020 22:38
Justice League's Snyder Cut is finally being released, this is not a drill! Ever since the release of the theatrical version, which comprised original director Zack Snyder's footage with reshoots helmed by Joss Whedon, fans have demanded that Warner Bros #releasethesnydercut. Even the cast joined the rallying calls, especially Jason Momoa. Now it's officially happening. Well, next year it's officially happening, as it's set to debut on the streaming service HBO Max in 2021.
Warner Bros. Related: Will Justice League 2 ever happen? Here's what we know "I want to thank HBO Max and Warner Bros for this brave gesture of supporting artists and allowing their true visions to be realised," Snyder said in a statement. "Also a special thank you to all of those involved in the Snyder Cut movement for making this a reality." Warner Media Entertainment's Chairman Robert Greenblatt added: "Since I got here 14 months ago, the chant to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut has been a daily drumbeat in our offices and inboxes. Well, the fans have asked, and we are thrilled to finally deliver." DC Entertainment Warner Bros. As detailed by The Hollywood Reporter, the director was first asked about doing his own cut back in November, after the film's second anniversary led to the biggest day for the hashtag. He originally thought it might be something he could release in 20 years time, but notes that the fan campaign really did catch the attention of Warner Bros. Even though it had been greenlit, solid plans weren't in place until the current pandemic led to the actors and original post-production staff having a lot of free time on their hands. The Snyder Cut may take the form of a four-hour film, or as a series of six individuals chapters (an idea Snyder pitched), thanks to the malleability offered by a streaming service. David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage Getty Images Related: Justice League's Jesse Eisenberg says he doesn't know anything about the Snyder Cut Elements Snyder has talked about before, such as Darkseid, will make it into the cut. We also imagine the finale will contain a lot less purple CGI tentacles. Justice League's Snyder Cut will be released on streaming service HBO Max in 2021. Digital Spy now has a newsletter – sign up to get it sent straight to your inbox. Looking for more TV recommendations and discussion? Head over to our Facebook Group to see new picks every day, and chat with other readers about what they're watching right now. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io