‘Justice League’: New Details Emerge About DC’s Superhero Movie

Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice
Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. has unveiled the official synopsis, new Batmobile and logo for its upcoming “Justice League” movie, which will bring together Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash.

The first look at the new Batmobile was also released on Tuesday.

“Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy,” the synopsis said. “Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat.  But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes——it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.”

“Directed by Zack Snyder, this marks the big screen debut of the Justice League, featuring an all-star lineup: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher.”

Zack Snyder began shooting “Justice League” in April from a script by Chris Terrio with Amy Adams, Amber Heard, Jeremy Irons, J. K. Simmons and Willem Dafoe also starring. The film is scheduled to be released on Nov. 17, 2017, with “Justice League Part Two” set for June 14, 2019.

“Batman v Superman,” starring Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman, turned out to be mildly disappointing for Warner Bros. with worldwide grosses hitting $870 million. Snyder directed from Terrio’s script, which introduced Gadot as Wonder Woman, Momoa as Aquaman and Miller as The Flash.

Warner Bros. also announced last month that Affleck would be an executive producer on “Justice League” in addition to starring. He unveiled the movie logo on Tuesday.

 

Affleck also announced in April at Cinemacon that he would direct and star in a standalone Batman movie.

Warner Bros. has already planned a sprawling slate of movies in the DC universe through 2020, with “Suicide Squad” slated for Aug. 5, the two “Justice League” pics, “Aquaman,” “Cyborg” and “The Flash.”

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  1. Jo Mama says:

    I wonder what it’s like to completely let audiences down and continue to get the flagship jobs, after everyone knows you’re a hack who couldn’t make a compelling scene without a year of post-production and makes films completely devoid of color, humor, or heart. What the Hell is wrong with the Wonskolaser Bros. and their defunct machine? When they got on the Harry Potter train, they fired everyone with any sense, since they just printed their money for 10 years. They deserve this profound string of disappointments, because the KEEP HIRING SNYDER.

  2. John says:

    Serious, as much as Warner Bros and DC want to continue to believe in Zack Snyder, his fate had long been sealed by the fans and audiences: Batman vs Superman SUCKS ASS. It’s time for Warner Bros and DC to find a young visionary director that can appeal to the younger movie audience in order to take “Justice League” to a new level. Snyder was a great director in the early 2000’s with “300”, but his time has passed, his filmmaking techniques are outdated, like an old magician running out of new tricks.

  3. ric says:

    Again another annoying writer taking a shot at BVS the nerve to call a movie that broke records and made over 850 million disappointing,seriously let it go;!! Critics did fu*k it up for non comic fans by being bias in their reviews proving how little they know expecting a marvel movie by dc.

    Compare BVS to marvels second movie and its not even close..
    Now back to JLA I’m all in and DC will only get stronger you haters really need to move on and next time don’t watch the movie

    • millerfilm says:

      A movie must make three times its budget just to break even. “B v. S” cost $250 million. So, $750 million was its break even point. That being the case, it was a modest success.

    • MANOJ MATHEWS says:

      The statement from author with regards to mildly disappointing outcome for Warner Bros is a factual misrepresentation.

    • MANOJ MATHEWS says:

      I’m sure this was DC’s necessary setback(not following Marvel style) to get back stronger with JL.

    • MANOJ MATHEWS says:

      It was a huge bummer when Zack Snyder already went for the shooting of Justice League, making the critics look even more dumb.

  4. Dunstan says:

    Another superhero movie not to be confused with all the other superhero movies. Yawn.

    • millerfilm says:

      Always fun watching the Marvel and DC fanboys/sheep waging these wars over nothing remotely important.

    • ric says:

      Yawn is what I got from your post. Go watch them forgettable superhero movies you know the ones no one is talking about. BVS still gets buzz!!

  5. Please tell me that the role of Mera will be recast. I never cared for Amber Heard. She is a terrible actress. Please give that role to someone who deserves it and can act.
    Thank You

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