The King of the Seven Seas has spoken, and he is angry. Just last week, Aquaman actor Jason Momoa stood in solidarity with co-star Ray Fisher who has been battling with Warner Bros. for the abusive conduct on the Justice League set. The actor posted an Instagram story with the hashtag #IStandWithRayFisher.
This time around, Momoa made an Instagram post to push for proper investigation and even spoke about his own experience onset the Joss Whedon movie.
“This s**t has to stop and needs to be looked at @ray9fisher and everyone else who experienced what [happened] under the watch of @wbpictures needs proper investigation,” wrote Momoa.
Fisher first made claims of abuse and unprofessional behaviour on set on 1 July. An hour later, the big picture house released an announcement about Momoa voicing in an upcoming Warner Bros film based on Frosty the Snowman. The actor claims that the announcement was not only fake but also served as a distraction.
“I just think it’s f***** up that people released a fake Frosty announcement without my permission to try to distract from Ray Fisher speaking up about the shitty way we were treated on Justice League reshoots,” wrote Momoa. “Serious stuff went down. It needs to be investigated and people need to be held accountable.”
WarnerMedia launched an investigation into Fisher’s claims at the end of August, but it has led to more tension between the parties when Warner Bros said Fisher declined to co-operate. Fisher denied the claim and has continued to shed light on the fallacies in WarnerMedia’s investigation.
Fisher’s allegations continue to be directed at Joss Whedon, Geoff Johns and Jon Berg – of which Johns once threatened the actor’s career for speaking upon his experiences. A solo Cyborg movie starring Fisher was in the talks but has yet to bare to any fruits. Momoa is the first and only Justice League star to show solidarity with Fisher so far. With Aquaman 2 swimming to cinemas 16 December 2022, one can hope Momoa’s demands for a proper investigation will be met.