Welp, it seems like my prediction of the Snyder Cut of Justice League never seeing a release in this lifetime was completely wrong because after three years of fans loudly chanting “release the Snyder Cut” on the internet, Warner Bros. has caved and will finally release this mythical film.
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Towards the end of his Man Of Steel watch party, OG Justice League director Zack Snyder dropped some unexpected breaking news by revealing that his unreleased cut of the film will be finally see the light of day on the HBO Max streaming service in 2021 (as per Variety).
So well done to all those many, many fans out there who have repeatedly chanted “Release the Snyder Cut!” at the top of your lungs and shared the #ReleaseTheSnyderCut hashtag for three years.
You’ve not only managed to get Justice League stars like Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, and Jason Momoa to join in on your rallying cry but you actually succeeded in convincing Warner Bros. to release the damn thing. That’s actually pretty impressive.
For those who have no friggin’ clue what this Snyder Cut is, we did an entire explainer about the mythical film and the hooplah surrounding it for you right here. As for those fans who’ve been waiting patiently, don’t get too excited yet over this news as there’s still a lot of work to be done before the Snyder Cut sees the light of day.
According to an in-depth report into how this project came back to life by The Hollywood Reporter, Zack Snyder still has a lot of things to do before his cut of Justice League is fit for human eyes. Apparently there’s a lot of post-production work left to be done but Warner Bros. are willing to pay to finish the film (reportedly this will cost between $30-45 million) because it’ll be a great launch title for its HBO Max streaming service.
As for when the Snyder Cut will actually be released, well no one knows yet. There’s no set time frame on when Zack will finish work on the film and he’s still trying to work out whether to release his version of Justice League as a four-hour film or a six-part mini-series on HBO Max. All we know is that the film will be “an entirely new thing” and not just a slightly different cut of the 2017 version of Justice League that was released into cinemas.
Now there’s bound to be a heap of fans and haters who are going to be absolutely insufferable over the release of this film. Luckily, Henry Cavill has stepped in as the sole voice of reason for all the noise surrounding the Snyder Cut and took to Instagram to tell everyone to chill because it’s a win-win for everyone.
To all the noisy DC fans out there who willed the release of the Snyder Cut into existence, please take heed of
Superman’s Henry Cavill’s words of wisdom and just be cool about it. To all those equally-noisy Snyder Cut haters (myself included), it’s coming out either way so just accept it and move on without feeling the need to comment any more.
Let’s just all watch this Snyder Cut of Justice League when it finally comes out and be respectful of everyone when sharing our opinions. Three years of this ridiculous discourse is long enough.
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