Director Zack Snyder has revealed what Aquaman's original ending was going to be in Justice League with a new image from the film. As most fans know by now, even though Snyder is credited as director on Justice League, Joss Whedon stepped in to finish the project after Snyder experienced a family tragedy. The film is said to have gone through several reshoots, which are noticeable in the final cut of the film.
Ever since Justice League was released last November, fans have been petitioning for Warner Bros. to release Snyder's cut of the film. Although that doesn't appear to be happening anytime soon, Snyder has kept in touch with fans by sharing several details and images from his vision for Justice League. Over the past year, fans have gotten several insights into Snyder's vision through never-before-seen images and storyboards of deleted scenes involving Lois Lane, Batman fixing the Flying Fox, and even a glimpse of Darkseid. Now that the release of Aquaman is getting closer, Snyder has released new material regarding his ending for Arthur Curry/Aquaman in Justice League.
First posted on Vero by Snyder, the below image is a still of Aquaman's final moments in Justice League. Snyder simply captions the photo with: "I'm going home to see my dad", but Jason Momoa actually shared additional information about this scene earlier in the week. The two people in the background of the image are Mera and Vulko, who convince Arthur Curry to come home due to a danger that is quickly approaching. It was previously known that Willem Dafoe's Justice League role had been cut, but now fans know where his character would have fit into the story.
Even though many people want a Snyder cut of Justice League, there are a fair share of comic book fans who are not a fan of Snyder's vision for the DC Extended Universe. Warner Bros. now seems to be focusing on filmmakers' passion projects for superhero films, while also stepping away from Snyder's original vision. That being said, Snyder is still a producer on several of the upcoming DC titles.
While some people didn't mind Aquaman's ending in the final cut of Justice League, Snyder's original ending is arguably better. It not only includes the characters Mera and Vulko, but it also ties directly into where Aquaman will likely pick up. Still, what's done is done, and fans will have to stick with what Warner Bros. thought was the best option for Justice League.
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