Thursday, December 12, 2019

"Justice League" - #ReleaseTheSnyder Cut

"The Snyder Cut" is an alternate edit of the feature film "Justice League" (2017) directed by Zack Snyder from a screenplay by Chris Terrio:

Director Snyder ("Watchmen") left "Justice League" during principal photography, to spend time with his family after a personal tragedy. Joss Whedon of "Avengers" fame, distancing himself from fans with his online 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' was nevertheless brought in at the last minute to both write and direct 'reshoots' of the film, reportedly only using 10 per cent of Snyder's work...

...causing the the film to under-perform at the box office, earning $229,024,295 in North America and $428,900,000 International, for a worldwide total of $657,924,295. Snyder has since confirmed he filmed enough scenes to assemble into a 3-hour film, dubbed the 'Snyder Cut', supporting an online campaign for Warner Bros. to release this 'alternate' version of the film on DVD.

Fans of Snyder's works, members of the cast and crew, and other film industry figures have petitioned for the release of 'The Snyder Cut', creating an online petition, gaining hundreds of thousands of signatures, using the hashtag #ReleaseTheSnyderCut on social media.

Several members of the "Justice League" cast and crew have shown support for "The Snyder Cut" release including actors Ben Affleck, Ray Fisher, Gal Gadot, CiarĂ¡n Hinds, Joe Manganiello and Jason Momoa, as well as photographer Clay Enos, storyboard artist Jay Oliva, DP cinematographer Fabian Wagner and Affleck's stunt double Richard Cetrone. Other film and comic-book-industry figures also support the release of "The Snyder Cut" including filmmaker Kevin Smith, television producers Steven S. DeKnight and Damon Lindelof, plus comic book writers Rob Liefeld, Robert Kirkman, and Jerry Ordway.

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