It has been trending for years, but it’s finally happening. The news was confirmed today that director Zack Synder’s cut of the 2017 DC Superhero team-up blockbuster film ‘Justice League’.will actually be seen by the public. Warner Bros confirmed today that Synder will get to release his vision of the film on it’s HBO MAX streaming service in 2021. The original film reportedly featured 60% re-shot footage when it was released. This new version has $20-30 million behind it with actors giving fresh voice over dialogue, new special effects, and the unseen footage for what could be a four hour long version. ComingSoon.net has the full story here.
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“It will be an entirely new thing, and, especially talking to those who have seen the released movie, a new experience apart from that movie,” said Snyder in an article of Hollywood Reporter.
The original film which did not meet the high expectations of fans of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and the DC heroes and it’s production of the film was mired in issues that included Snyder leaving the project when his daughter passed away.with fellow comic book movie master Joss Whedon (Avengers) stepping in to finish the project. When the film was met with memes dissing it’s box office results, faithful supporters swarmed the internet wanting the ‘Synder Cut’ which in itself became it’s own white whale level hype among fans who want something they apparently did not get to see. #ReleasetheSynderCut has been trending online near the top of Twitter all day today.
Screen Junkies Univserse dug deep into this whole pop culture conundrum here, and they theorize that this new movie could very different from the original.