Justice League is set to be one of the biggest movie releases of 2017, bringing together the many superheroes of the DC Extended Universe. Zack Snyder is back in the director’s chair following his work on Man of Steel and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, while Ben Affleck will be donning the cowl once more as the Dark Knight, Batman. Despite his fate in BVS, Superman (Henry Cavill) will be resurrected to return in some capacity, whilst Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) will be forced to unite to take on Steppenwolf (Ciaran Hinds) and his army of Parademons.
Earlier this week, it was revealed that a brand new trailer for Justice League could be right around the corner, after director Snyder crossed paths with a fan and told him the good news. Ahead of that release however, a brand new promotional image for the film has been revealed, showing The Flash, Batman and Wonder Woman gearing up for battle.
The image (see below) was debuted by Entertainment Weekly, along with quotes from Snyder and Miller. Snyder, for his part, said “I’m super happy with the chemistry of my league of justice doers,” while Miller went so far as to offer his own impressions of each individual superhero who's in the Justice League:
“Flash is Ringo Starr. He annoys everybody, but he doesn’t have any specific beef with anyone. Uncle Fish Curry [Aquaman] is very grumpy. Dad [Batman] gets grumpy too. (He’s had a long life of fighting crime.) Wonder Woman is very considerate, so even though she’s annoyed with the Flash, she’s still very compassionate.”
Miller’s comments are surprisingly revealing, as they open a whole new selection of doors the Justice League movie could go down. Just why Wonder Woman is mad with The Flash and how he’ll continue to irritate the heroes around him hasn’t yet been established, but his goofy character and personality is likely why he’ll quickly get under people’s skin. Snyder’s reveal about how he feels the chemistry of the Justice League team is shaping up is also encouraging, as the heroes will be spending much of their time on the big screen together.
Of course, there’s always the chance that what Snyder thinks is a good thing is actually not what the audience will be hoping for, as his DCEU films have so far been very divisive. However, seeing as Justice League could potentially be the filmmaker's last DCEU movie (for a while, anyway), here's to hoping he delivers something special, this time around.
- Wonder Woman (2017) release date: Jun 02, 2017
- Justice League (2017) release date: Nov 17, 2017
- Aquaman (2018) release date: Dec 21, 2018
- Shazam! (2019) release date: Apr 05, 2019
- Cyborg (2020) release date: Apr 03, 2020
- Green Lantern Corps. (2020) release date: Jul 24, 2020