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Fans campaign for ‘Justice League’ once more

A push to see Snyder’s original cut of the film

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Two years after its theatrical release, fans are coming together once more to push Warner Bros. to release Zack Snyder’s vision of Justice League.

When Justice League came to theatres in Nov. 2017, it received a less than ideal reviews from both critics and fans. Prior to the film’s release, director Zack Snyder was let go from the project and the studio used the death of Snyder’s daughter as the reason. Other sources pointed to the fact that WB was disappointed in the performance or the previous films, Man of Steel and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice.

As a result, much of Snyder’s original vision was scrapped entirely. A score shared between Hans Zimmer and Junkie XL was scrapped and Snyder was replaced with Marvel alumni director Joss Whedon. What we ended up getting was a mess of a film that was heavily reshot.

Not to mention there was the whole debacle with Henry Cavill’s facial hair. After Cavill completed filming his original scenes for Justice League, he was contracted to grow a moustache for his upcoming role in Mission: Impossible – Fallout. When Whedon brought him back to reshoot League, they decided to cover the facial hair with CGI and it looked terrible.

Now, two years after the film has been out, fans of Zack Snyder, DC and general audience members have rallied together with the twitter handle #ReleaseTheSnyderCut and are targeting Warner Bros. and AT&T Media in order to push them to allow Snyder to complete his original vision of the project. Snyder has revealed in past interviews and on his Vero account that his edit for the movie was, in fact, completed and exists somewhere.

The campaign on Twitter, which officially started at 2pm eastern, has gained almost 9,000 tweets in Canada and is trending worldwide, gaining the attention of comic book elites like Rob Liefeld (creator of Deadpool)

Industry insiders and scoopers have been posting on their respective social media pages all of last week hinting at the fact that Warner Bros. was indeed paying attention to the campaign and would be taking note of today’s turnout and would make a decision based on that. How truthful that is will remain to be seen in the coming weeks.

It seems the most likely scenario for this campaign, should it be seen and heard by Warner Bros., is to send the original cut of Justice League to HBO Max which is owned by Warner Media. ■

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First trailer for 'Wonder Woman 1984' arrives

Gal Gadot returns as the Amazonian warrior.

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Set in the tubular 1980s, Diana Prince returns in her first appearance since Justice League.

With CCXP underway down in Brazil, Marvel, Star Wars and now DC have all had a presence in showcasing some of their upcoming projects, with Wonder Woman 1984 being one of the biggest pieces of media being shown off.

Set in the year 1984, Diana Prince comes into conflict with the Soviet Union and also finds a powerful adversary by the name of Cheetah (Kristen Wiig).

You check out the first trailer for the film below. ■

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Upcoming movie trailers

What movie trailers will release this week.

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The week of Dec. 2 will see a slew of movie trailers hitting the internet.

With the week now in full swing, we have three confirmed trailers hitting the internet this week with one that is strongly rumoured to be releasing tomorrow (Dec. 3).

BLACK WIDOW

The first one being the rumoured one, the teaser trailer for Marvel Studios’ Black Widow is expected to release on Dec. 3. Footage had debuted for the fans in attendance at San Diego Comic Con back in the summer, and with Star Wars hitting theatres soon, you can bet that Disney will want to promote their next big Marvel film alongside their Christmas box office behemoth.

NO TIME TO DIE

The next James Bond film, No Time To Die, brings Daneil Craig back to the role of Bond for one last outing. Director Sam Mendes has given up the directorial reigns to Cary Fukunaga after Spectre turned out to be a lacklustre film which certainly stuck out as the Bond film before that one, Skyfall, is considered one of the best Bond films. The teaser for No Time To Die premieres on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

BIRDS OF PREY, OR THE FANTABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN

Having already received the teaser trailer for the film back in Sept., Warner Bros. is looking to amp up the marketing for the film since it will open in theatres in Feb. 2020. It was recently confirmed that the film will have an R-rating (as will James Gunn Suicide Squad sequel) so whether or not we’ll see any of the R-rated content in this trailer is up for debate.

WONDER WOMAN 1984

The sequel to the first Wonder Woman follows Diana Prince in the year 1984, and frankly, not much else is known about the film’s plot. We know Chris Pine is back as Steve Trevor and Kristen Wiig will play Cheetah, but a lot of the more juicy details are being kept under wraps. WW84 is the only other film to feature one of the members of the Justice League in a post-Justice League era of DC and Warner Bros. The teaser for WW84 is expected to premiere during the weekend alongside Birds of Prey at CCXP (Brazilian Comic Con) so a specific date and time is not yet locked. ■

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What's coming to Disney+ this month

What’s new this month.

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After its first and very successful month of release, Disney has released the December lineup for their streaming site.

With a number of series debuting in November, Disney is starting turn up the heat in terms of what’s becoming available. While the Marvel and Star Wars catalogs are slowly filling up, the original series are keeping viewers attached to the service. The Mandalorian has taken the world by storm as being one of the best pieces of Star Wars content since the original trilogy.

The World According to Jeff Goldblum has brought the eccentric actor around the United States in search of answers in relation to the attraction with tattoos, ice cream and sneakers, and Goldblum shows every bit of interest in these topics as you would hope he would.

Below is a list that Disney released via a YouTube video today, highlighting the coming content for the month of December.

Dec. 1:
– Glory Road
– Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts
– Garfield: The Movie

Dec. 3:
– One Day At Disney

Dec. 5:
– Thor: Ragnarok

Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27:
– One Day At Disney (Shorts); episdoes 1, 2, 3, 4
– The Mandalorian; episodes 5, 6, 7, 8
– The World According to Jeff Goldblum; episodes 5, 6, 7, 8
– Pixar in Real Life: Finding Dory Aquarium Escape
– High School Musical: The Musical: The Series; episodes 5, 6, 7, 8
– Encore!; episodes 5, 6, 7, 8
– Marvel’s Hero Project; episodes 5, 6, 7, 8
– Forky Asks A Question; New Shorts
– Disney Family Sundays; episodes 5, 6, 7, 8
– The Imagineering Story; episodes 5, 6 (Dec. 6, 13)

Dec. 11:
– Alice Through the Looking Glass

Dec. 13:
– SparkShorts: Wind

Dec. 20:
– George of the Jungle 2
– Pick of the Litter; episodes 1 and 2 (20, 27)
– Togo

Dec. 26:
– Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Dec. 31:
– Marvel’s Spider-Man ■

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