To recap, it was announced back in May that Justice League director Zack Snyder was stepping away from the film in order to take care of himself and his family after a personal tragedy. In his stead, Avengers filmmaker Joss Whedon was going to carry the ball down field to the end zone, but with the caveat that he was going to be handling some pre-planned reshoots that he was already preparing with Snyder before his departure. In other words, Whedon would be honouring Snyder’s style and choices in finishing the film. But what if that isn’t really the case?
Buried in the same article posted by The Hollywood Reporter earlier today (and covered by us here), there was a line about how Whedon was now doing “extensive reshoots”. What the definition of “extensive reshoots” is when used in this context, is uncertain, but a number of movies in recent memory have undergone “extensive reshoots”, and sometimes it’s successful (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and sometimes it’s not (Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four). THR may also be mischaracterizing the reshoots and making them sound bigger than intended, but language is key and fans are examining every word to find clues about the security of the production.
The Warner Bros. panel, which will feature an appearance by Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher, takes place Saturday morning at 11:30 am PST at San Diego Comic Con. There’s no word if Whedon himself will be in attendance, but the studio will definitely be trying to put on their best face forward for the fans, especially in the wake of the tremendous success of Wonder Woman. Stay tuned.
Justice League will be in theatres everywhere on November 17.
Source: Comic Book Movie