Joss Whedon had been working on ‘Justice League’ for a good while before Snyder departed

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It turns out that Whedon had been working on Justice League for a good damn while before Zack Snyder departed the flick. So. Remember all those rumors about extensive reshoot rumors for Justice League. Well, if I had to speculate, and that’s all the pop culture is good for anymore, click bait, speculation, and butt gifs, I would guess Whedon was the man helming those. Adding levity and some smirks to the Distinguish Competition’s Cinematic Universe. But, again, it’s just speculation


In an interview with Variety at the LA premiere of Wonder Woman, producer Charles Roven confirmed that Whedon was already involved in the post-production of Justice League before agreeing to take over for Snyder. It looks like Whedon was brought on for photography and direction for a few re-shoots, but other reports suggest he’s been doing some writing for those scenes as well, sharpening some of Snyder’s dialogue.

“We were saddened by the events that caused Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder to have to leave and turn the reins over to Joss Whedon,” Roven said. “He was already working with us on some of the scenes for the additional photography that we’re gonna be doing shortly, and it was fortunate that Zack convinced him, and he agreed to step in and finish the movie, help Zack finish his vision, and we’re excited about that.”

It’s interesting that the pairing already happened before the announcement, considering how different Whedon and Snyder’s writing and filmmaking styles are. It could result It looks like they’re committed to keeping Snyder’s vision intact for Justice League, but these developments raise questions about what could happen with Justice League 2, which is set to come out in 2019. Justice League comes out November 17, and Whedon’s solo DCEU project Batgirl doesn’t have a release date scheduled yet.

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