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Everything You Need To Know About The Justice League Film

Published on June 21st, 2016 | Updated on June 21st, 2016 | By FanFest

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Holy Justice League news, Batman!

ComicBook.com has released a myriad of news about the upcoming film starting with the official synopsis:

“Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes – Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash – it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.”

The threat in question has been confirmed by Justice League executive producer Deborah Snyder as Steppenwolf, who briefly appeared in a deleted scene for Batman v. Superman. Snyder also revealed that Warner Bros is close to finalizing a deal for the role to be cast. Steppenwolf is one of Darkseid’s most trusted lieutenants, as well as his uncle. He’s also the mind behind Darkseid’s forces and will be leading an army of Parademons in the film, which were seen in the Knightmare sequence of BvS.

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Perhaps the biggest piece of Justice League news is that it will now be a standalone film, rather than be split into two films as originally intended. “The movie doesn’t end and you’re like, ‘Okay, well that’s the DC Universe,'” said director Zack Snyder on the film’s set in London. When asked by press about the next Justice League film, Snyder would only say, “I think we still have a release date.”

The cast of the film will include Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, J.K. Simmons, and Willem Dafoe, who’s role was revealed today as Vulko, one of Aquaman’s biggest supporting characters. A politician and mentor to Arthur Curry, he is Atlantis’ oldest dignitary. It is unclear how large a role he will play in Justice League, however, there is a possibility of Dafoe making an appearance in Aquaman’s solo film, due out in 2018.

Justice League began filming in May and is currently set to be released in November 2017.

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