RUMOR: Willem Dafoe Playing An Atlantean In JUSTICE LEAGUE; How Will Zack Snyder Shoot Underwater Scenes?

RUMOR: Willem Dafoe Playing An Atlantean In JUSTICE LEAGUE; How Will Zack Snyder Shoot Underwater Scenes?

We know that Willem Dafoe is playing a "good guy" in Justice League, but it sounds like he'll be doing so under the sea! At least we won't see him and Jason Momoa holding their breath again though...

Willem Dafoe is among the many impressive casting additions made to Justice League, but before you go fantasising about the Green Goblin reuniting with J. Jonah Jameson (J.K. Simmons, who will be playing Commissioner Gordon here), Birth.Movies.Death reveals that they've heard that he will be playing an Atlantean in the movie. Unfortunately, they don't have any details on which one he'll be!

However, even more revealing than that is what the site goes on to reveal about how Zack Snyder will shoot scenes set in Atlantis. One of the biggest issues with Jason Momoa's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice cameo was the fact that you could quite clearly tell he was holding his breath in a water tank, so it should come as no surprise that they're not going down that route again in Justice League. 

"My sources tell me that rather than shoot in a water tank this time Zack Snyder has set up an elaborate rig on a green screen stage - it's a two armed rig, with Momoa clutched in one arm while the camera is clutched in the other. They two arms are preprogrammed to move in sync so that Momoa can do all kinds of maneuvers while the camera moves around him. I'm assuming there's a similar rig for more elaborate flying stuff. Momoa's hair will be CGIed into a flowy, underwater look." That sounds like a pretty great approach to be honest, but it won't be the only green screen we'll see in what sounds like an effects driven release. "I'm being told that a majority of the movie will be shot on sets and Snyder will utilize background replacement, similar to his approach to 300."

Who do you guys think Dafoe could be playing in Justice League? Let us know your thoughts below. 
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