In a 5,000-word article describing the intricate tale of Snyder Cut’s Justice League, one sentence sent fans to a slight rage: “He rewrote the ending with a heroic cameo that will blow the minds of hard fans.”
This quote comes from Vanity Fairis recent comprehensive article for the film and the movement, which will end with the release on March 18 Zack Snyder’s Justice League, a four hours completion of the Snyder project left in 2017 and has since returned to, after encouragement from fans. But this is another story.
This story is about that cameo cameo. The line was raised in blogs on the Internet and speculation erupted over who could be a DC Comics character – many leaned toward one of the Green Lanterns. The theorizing became so great that, in fact, a potential candidate, Ryan Reynolds, approached him on Twitter.
Well, io9 talks to a source with knowledge about the film and we know who the cameo really is. It’s great, yes, but you may want to lower your expectations by just a little.
According to our source, the cameo is none other than J’onn J’onzz from DC, otherwise known as Martian Manhunter.
Now fans may be thinking, “Wait, it can’t be him. We already knew Martian hunter was in the movie. The actor himself confirmed it. “It’s true. You may remember actor Harry Lenix, who played General Swanwick in 2013. Man of Steel and 2016 Batman vs. Superman. Snyder had planned to turn this character into a green character with a changing shape. З.has also worked with Justice League director Joss Whedon on Doll house.
In recent weeks, Lenix has even been talking Diversity to reveal that he filmed a motion shot for Snyder Justice League. “[I got a call from Zack that said] “Hey, when can you come in and shoot?” So that was great, “Lenix said. “I knew it was possible, or at least Martian Manhunt would be in it, when she revealed through the storyboard that Martha Kent was coming to visit Lois, and when she left, she revealed that it was, in fact, Calvin Swanwick or the Martian Hunter. That’s how I knew about it. “
The actor refers to the storyboards Snyder discovered in October 2019 on stage in with Martian Manhunter is revealed. Snyder has previously shot half the scene, but just needs the part of Lennix. It seems possible that this is the scene in question. So, if all this has already been there in the universe, why was it called something that will “blow the minds of hard fans?” As far as we can tell, Vanity Fair is just excited by a readership that doesn’t suit everyone. new news about superheroes. But we can confirm that the reference is to the appearance of Martian Manhunter.
To be honest, not everyone reads Variety. Not everyone saw Zack Snyder’s Vero two years ago. A decent number of people will not know that it will come and these people will certainly be surprised (so today we put this revelation behind a spoiler bar). This, of course, is not Ryan Reynolds newly created Supergirl, or any number of other entertainments, multiverse revision of forecasts dominating social media in the last 24 hours. But it’s still pretty cool. Another case of Snyder finally completes a vision he has been planning for years.
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Correction 23.2.2021, 13:35 ET: The original version of this post erroneously stated that the film will be in black and white. Snyder’s original rough cut was in black and white, but the final version will not be. Also, Lennix works with Whedon at Dollhouse, not the Justice League. We are sorry for the mistakes and have corrected them.
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