JUSTICE LEAGUE Star Calls Out Joss Whedon For On-Set Behavior

It seems that JUSTICE LEAGUE star, Ray Fisher has more to get off of his cybernetic chest than just what he tweeted a day prior. Fisher who plays Cyborg in the film recently retracted his support of theatrical director, Joss Whedon, who stepped in to replace director Zack Snyder after the unfortunate death of his daughter.

It is no secret that many of Fisher’s scenes in the superhero team up film were cut and eventually plans for his solo film were scrapped. But as of today more has come out why Fisher has retracted his support.

In a tweet this morning Fisher with further with describing the treatment he experienced with Whedon on-set. He says, “Joss Whedon’s on-set treatment of the cast and crew of Justice League was gross, abusive, unprofessional and completely unacceptable. He was enabled, in many ways, by Geoff Johns and Jon Berg. Accountability>Entertainment.”

It also needs to be mentioned that yesterday he praised director/writer Zack Snyder and co-writer Chris Terrio.

Many fans blame Whedon for the theatrical box office flop of the film. Claiming his “butchered Snyder’s vision” while “changing it to his own”. We are going to see the full vision in which Snyder envisioned when the Snyder Cut version of JUSTICE LEAGUE is released on HBO Max in May of 2021.

Joss Whedon leaves ‘Batgirl film

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Well for some the hopes of seeing Joss Whedon in the DCEU has just come crashing down. Joss Whedon has stepped down as the director of the upcoming ‘Batgirl‘ film. The reason in which he is saying he is leaving  is story issues.

“Batgirl is such an exciting project, and Warners/DC such collaborative and supportive partners, that it took me months to realize I really didn’t have a story,” Whedon said in a statement.

 

It’s unknown right now who will take up the reigns or if the project will continue on..

Whedon is also known for doing the reshoots on the DCEU Justice League film. Let us know what you think. Do you want this film to still happen? If so, who should direct it?

Justice League Reshoots May Mean More than Originally thought

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Remember how a couple of weeks ago word had come out that the upcoming Justice League film was doing reshoots and everyone including us here at The Trusty Sidekick were basically like “it’s ok, these things happen all the time. No need to worry.” Well we wouldn’t say that there is need to worry but there has been word that these reshoots may have some real substance.

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A new rumor states that Justice League will be filming in London from June thru August and that the additional scenes are “substantial.” However, it’s likely that these changes were already planned as Joss Whedon was hired to write them long before Zack Snyder tragically stepped away from the production.

Executive producer Charles Roven recently commented on the additonal scenes, implying that they were minimal in nature but would take a relatively significant amount of time to complete due to each actor’s busy schedule (i.e. Jason Momoa and Amber Heard in Australia shooting Aquaman, Gal Gadot doing press for Wonder Woman, Cavill busy with Mission Impossible, etc.).

A morning Instagram post from Henry Cavill appears to confirm that he’s already in London.  His social media account shows that he’s in full Man of Steel attire while hanging out in his trailer and enjoying a nice cup of  coffee

Justice League is currently slated to arrive in theaters on November 17.  Regardless of whether there’s extensive new footage being shot or scheduling issues to work through, the time required to film these additional scenes could mean WB is forced to push the release date back. But I think we all can agree that if this gives us a better product in the end it is all worth it.

“Batgirl” is making her way into the DCEU

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One of the members of the caped crusaders squad is coming to the big screen and it’s being done by a man who helped assembled the Avengers together on screen.

Barbara Gordon aka BATGIRL is set to make her arrival to the DCEU and it’s expected to be written, directed and produced by Joss Whedon as an untitled Batgirl pic for Warner Bros. as part of its DC Extended Universe.

No other producers are currently attached. Toby Emmerich, president and chief content officer of Warner Bros. Pictures Group, is overseeing with Jon Berg and Geoff Johns. The new project originated in the past month.

Batgirl is one of the most popular superheroes in the world, but has never gotten her own movie. The project will also feature other characters from the world of Gotham.

Batgirl first appeared in DC Comics in 1967 as Barbara Gordon, the daughter of Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon in “The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl!” by writer Gardner Fox and artist Carmine Infantino.

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The Batgirl project will be the second movie from DC Films to star a female lead after Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman,” which opens June 2. Extensive footage of the film was shown Wednesday at CinemaCon.

Whedon would be making a big move from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to its DC counterpart, having written and directed “The Avengers” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” for Disney-Marvel. He also created the television series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel,” “Firefly,” “Dollhouse,” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”

Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe launched with 2013’s “Man of Steel,” followed by last year’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Suicide Squad.” Its upcoming films, which have already been dated, include “Wonder Woman”; “Justice League,” debuting Nov. 17; and “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa and hitting theaters in December of 2018.

The studio is also developing a “Suicide Squad” sequel and “Gotham City Sirens,” a spinoff to “Suicide Squad” with Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn character; “The Batman,” starring Ben Affleck with Matt Reeves directing; a “Shazam” film and a Black Adam spinoff starring Dwayne Johnson; and projects based on the Flash and Cyborg characters