JUSTICE LEAGUE Director Zack Snyder Breaks Down The Team And Teases Superman's Return

JUSTICE LEAGUE Director Zack Snyder Breaks Down The Team And Teases Superman's Return

Zack Snyder talks here about each member of the team in Justice League and drops some interesting comments about Batman's relationship with Robin and the return of Henry Cavill's Superman...

Following the release of the amazing new trailer for Justice League, USA Today caught up with director Zack Snyder to get the scoop on what to expect from the highly anticipated release. The filmmaker started by talking about bringing these iconic heroes together for the first time, expressing excitement to introduce characters who have never crossed paths on the big screen before into the same word.

"The thing that’s awesome about these icons is that a lot of them we haven’t seen in the movies before on the big screen. It’s kinda fun to really let (the actors) stretch their legs and inhabit those characters. It is a process to make a team out of this group of individuals, but for the greater good maybe they can put their differences aside."

Taking charge is Batman, and having a team of heroes by his side sounds like it will prove to be a challenge for the Dark Knight. "He’s been a loner for certainly his crime-fighting career, maybe with the exception of Robin. When we meet him in BvS, he’s definitely at this low point of isolation. That was always our intention, that Justice League would be this continuation for Batman to evolve into a more complete hero." As for Wonder Woman, Snyder says her solo movie will flesh out her world and tie into both Justice League and Batman v Superman, something we've known for a while now.
 
As for Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash, "they’re each such awesome personalities in the movie," Snyder promises. "You have Jason stomping around as this inked hairy man, just this mythic figure. And you’ve got Ezra, who’s full of life and hilarious and all over the place and amazing — a really fun and also poignant Flash. And Ray’s story is in a lot of the ways the heart of the movie."

Finally, talk inevitably turned to Superman's role in Justice League, and Snyder was understandably coy. "It’s hard to have a Justice League without Superman. That’s how I feel about it," the director laughed. "It was always a super-intriguing concept to me to have this opportunity to have him make that sacrifice but also have him be this, in a weird sort of way, the why of Justice League: What do you do now with him? What does the team think? What does the world need? All that comes into play. It’s fun for us but it’ll be interesting for audiences what we do with him." What do you think?
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