The Snyder Cut of Justice League is certainly a go for 2021, but before we get too see what Zack Snyder’s original vision for the movie would be on HBO Max next year, the director and Warner Bros. are planning to beef up the film a little bit more with a series of reshoots in October.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that the reshoots, which will run for about a week, give or take, is “expected” to see the return of Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, as well as Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg.
This is an interesting turn of events for the latter, given the ongoing row the 33-year-old actor – now backed by Aquaman‘s Jason Momoa – has been having with WB in light of Joss Whedon taking over the much-maligned 2017 version of the film.
Despite THR initially reporting Henry Cavill to also return as Kal-El/Superman in the reshoots, Collider confirms that the English actor is “not shooting anything additional” for his segment in the Snyder Cut. Additionally, Jason Momoa wasn’t named on the call sheet for the reshoot, suggesting he is not involved in it.
In any case, the reshoots will probably add on ancillary scenes, given how short it will be. But this will probably be the first time Affleck will be donning the cape and cowl of Batman once more, after publicly retiring from the role in 2019 due to personal tragedies. After the Snyder Cut, he is on course to reprise his role once more as the Caped Crusader in The Flash in 2022.
The Snyder Cut of Justice League will premiere on HBO Max as a four-episode limited series in 2021.
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