"Snyder Cut": Jared Leto returns as Joker!

Furthermore: Can the release date of the other DC blockbuster "Wonder Woman 1984" still be maintained?

by Pierre Lorenz on October 22, 2020

Since its release in 2017, "Justice League" has had a hard time convincing its fans. So it was all the more gratifying to hear in May that original director Zack Snyder, after retiring for family reasons, would release his own cut version. The so-called Snyder Cut will be released next year as a four-part mini-series and later as a 4-hour film. It is logical that there will be no lack of new scenes to shoot, and so Jared Leto will once again slip into the role of the Joker. Quite interesting, after all Leto was never originally planned. Also, Darkseid, the villain of the piece, who is missing in the movie version, will now appear in "Snyder Cut" for the first time. A much bigger role will be given to Ben Affleck as Batman, Ray Fisher as Cyborg and Amber Heard as Mera through several retakes. But you can also look forward to new music, because the Dutch junkie XL, who also composed for "Mad Max: Fury Road", will contribute some tracks.

So far, the release of " Zack Snyders Justice League" is planned for the first half of 2021 on the streaming service HBO Max.

Fans may even be able to see another DC spectacle in the cinema this year, namely "Wonder Woman 1984". After a total of six postponements, however, many are not sure whether the cinema date for the screen adventure on December 25, 2020 can be kept. Director Petty Jenkins is skeptical to say the least, as no one can be sure what the situation will be like in a few weeks. According to a report by Variety, the cinema business in the USA could recover at least for a short time due to cinema openings in the state of New York, which is important for the film world - which in turn could be an incentive for Warner to release the film this year.

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