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There Were Other Game of Thrones Actors in Justice League Besides Jason Momoa

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Image Source: Everett Collection The following contains minor spoilers for Justice League. If you were able to tear your eyes away from Superman's bizarrely CGIed face and focus on any other part of Justice League, you might have noticed several familiar faces. That's because Westeros made its way into the Decu for the superhero film, which featured three different actors from HBO's Game of Thrones. Of course, the most obvious is Jason Momoa, who went from playing Dothraki horse lord Khal Drogo to Atlantean demigod Aquaman. But what about the other two? You might have noticed something familiar about the small-time terrorist who - pardon my French - gets his ass handed to him by Wonder Woman when attempting to blow up a bank. That's because he's played by Michael McElhatton, who played Roose Bolton, father of devious bastard Ramsay Bolton, on Got. Image Source: HBO The third Game of Thrones
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Armie Hammer is relieved that he never got to play Batman in Justice League Mortal: “I wouldn’t want to watch a 19-year-old Batman”

Once upon a time, a Justice League film was in the works under the direction of George Miller. The film was called Justice League Mortal, and in addition to the rest of the core League, the film would have featured an entirely new Batman. The unknown actor pegged to play Bruce Wayne was some guy named Armie Hammer.

It was very confusing to follow this news right smack dab in the middle of the Bale-era of Batman. This guy was young, and… blonde. Of course, the film never panned out, and we have gotten very familiar with Armie Hammer over the years, who has given some excellent performances in films like The Social Network, and is receiving raves for his upcoming film Call Me By Your Name. So, years later, what does Hammer think of missing out on such an iconic role? Speaking to Vulture, the actor expresses relief:

“For a long time,
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Ray Fisher reveals the villains that he would like to see appear in a Cyborg solo film

Justice League is nearly out in theaters, and that means Cyborg is about to be thrust into the mainstream spotlight. Sure, the general public knows about Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Superman, and even Aquaman (though perhaps for all the wrong reasons), but Cyborg? Maybe not. If the character is received well, however, he may very well get his own solo film. If that happens, what villain would Cyborg actor Ray Fisher like to take on? Appearing on Popcorn Talk, Fisher gives his answer:

“With this kind of story, I’d love to see it be a little bit more intimate, a little bit more specific to Cyborg. There is a sort of Cyborg special that they had done years ago where he fights a group called Phantom Limbs, which is this mercenary group of cybernetically-enhanced individuals who are very much like him. I think seeing him take on people who
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Justice League producer says reshoots account for around 20% of the movie

It’s starting to become par for the course with DC movies that their productions are rife with rumour and speculation about behind-the-scenes drama, and sure enough that has been the case with the most recent, Justice League, which opens in cinemas this week.

Throughout the production there was talk that Warner Bros. was unhappy with the direction of the Dceu as a whole, and that major changes were being enforced on the team-up movie. With director Zack Snyder opting to step away after a personal tragedy, Joss Whedon was brought in to oversee reshoots which were rumoured to be everything from minor adjustments to a complete overhaul.

While it’s unlikely we’ll never know for certain just how much Whedon has altered the final movie, producer Charles Roven has been chatting to The Washington Times about the reshoots, stating that they account for around 15-20% of the film.
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Spoilers: Justice League post-credits scenes revealed

Spoilers for the post-credits scenes of Justice League follow. You have been warned…

Having recently screened for critics around the world, we can now tell readers some spoilerific secrets regarding what goes on after the credits for Justice League.

The first takes place around 30 seconds in, showing Superman and The Flash getting ready to race to the Pacific Ocean. The two wager a bet on the victor harkening back to some jokes earlier on in the film. All around, it’s an amusing sequence composed of the lighthearted and comedic elements that work within the blockbuster.

Finally, once the credits have finished rolling completely, it is revealed that Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor has escaped Arkham Asylum. The setting then shifts to a luxurious yacht where Joe Manganiello’s Deathstroke enters the residing area of Lex Luthor, who mentions that evil should have a league of its own. Following Lex’s statement,
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Ben Affleck explains why he agreed to play Batman

It certainly hasn’t been all roses for Ben Affleck since he was first announced as securing the role of The Dark Knight for Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe.

His initial casting was met with a huge backlash from some fans (often par for the course when it comes to announcing a new Batman), and while he won over many naysayers with his role in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the film was pummelled by critics, resulting in the Sad Affleck meme.

Since then, he’s had to contend with the critical drubbing of his second outing Suicide Squad, as well as daily rumours and speculation about his future as Batman, particularly following his decision to vacate the director’s chair on The Batman.

With Justice League almost upon us, Affleck has recently stated that he’s “contemplating” whether to return for The Batman, which is now being directed
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J.K. Simmons and Ben Affleck discuss Justice League’s “badass” Commissioner Gordon

In just a few days time, we’ll be introduced to the newest take on Gotham City’s Police Commissioner James Gordon, as Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons makes his DC Extended Universe debut in the DC blockbuster Justice League, and Simmons has been chatting about his “badass” take on the iconic character.

“My take on Commissioner Gordon is that he’s a badass,” said Simmons. “But that’s an under-appreciated part of who he is, because he’s eclipsed by the ultimate badass, Batman. But Gordon is a tough ex-Marine, who worked his way up and can handle himself in the turf of bad guys. Compared to Batman, he’s just a regular guy, but compared to most people, he’s a champion.”

“I did another movie with J.K. called The Accountant, and he’s a fine actor,” added Ben Affleck, who could reunite with Simmons on The Batman, assuming
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Rotten Tomatoes is delaying the release of its Justice League score

The reveal of Justice League’s Rotten Tomatoes score has been delayed.

Rotten Tomatoes which aggregates review scores for movies, giving each film a subsequent percentage rating and a label of either fresh or rotten, has delayed its Justice League score, pushing it back until a day before the film’s release.

This is likely to raise one or two eyebrows and may indicate that fans should embrace for a less than desirable score.

There is no indication, however, that Warner Bros. had anything to do with the delay, but it’s fair to note that the studio does have an ownership stake in Rotten Tomatoes’ parent company Fandango.

Also noteworthy is that WB has set the review embargo for Justice League to be lifted on November 15th, incredibly close to the film’s release on November 17th.

Even excluding the Rt delay, the late embargo lift doesn’t look good for Justice League,
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Wonder Woman 2 release date brought forward to avoid Star Wars: Episode IX

This has been on the cards since Disney and Lucasfilm pushed J.J. AbramsStar Wars: Episode IX back to December 2019, and now Warner Bros. has officially announced that its DC Extended Universe sequel Wonder Woman 2 has been moved up six weeks and will now open in theaters on November 1st 2019.

Wonder Woman 2 was originally slated to open on December 13th 2019, which would have given the superhero blockbuster just one week before Star Wars: Episode IX arrived in theaters. So far, it has no competition on November 1st, although Bond 25 arrives the following week, followed by Frozen 2 on November 27th.

The follow-up to this year’s smash hit will see Patty Jenkins returning to the director’s chair, while Gal Gadot is expected to return as Diana Prince – although a rumour this week claimed that the actress is refusing to sign on to the sequel unless Warner Bros. completely
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Ben Affleck is “contemplating” signing on for The Batman, but looking to “segue out” of the role

Ever since the release of – and mixed reception to – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, there’s been intense speculation about Ben Affleck’s purported unhappiness with the Dceu, and his future as The Dark Knight.

This increased tenfold when he decided to vacate the director’s chair on The Batman, leading to rumours and reports that Affleck had already decided to exit the role and Matt Reeves would be recasting for his potential Dark Knight trilogy.

At the San Diego Comic-Con back in July, Affleck dismissed the speculation over his future, yet the rumours refuse to die, and just this past week he played coy when asked whether he could see himself reaching five appearances as the Caped Crusader (with this week’s release of Justice League, he’ll be up to three).

Well, in a new interview with USA Today, Affleck has seemingly confirmed that he is yet
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Justice League’s Ezra Miller and Gal Gadot on which villains they want in the sequel

With just a few days to go until the release of Justice League, stars Ezra Miller and Gal Gadot have been chatting to The Toronto Sun about the DC blockbuster, during which the conversation turned to the future of the Dceu, and more specifically, which villains they’d like to see their heroes going up against.

“I think I can speak for everyone in the League when I say that we’re extremely excited by the prospect of continuing this journey,” said Miller. “We don’t really know for sure, and we’re usually the last people to find out, but … each of the heroes in this movie has specific nemeses, and I think seeing some incarnation of the Injustice League (which includes Lex Luthor, Joker, Deathstroke and more) would be something that DC fans would be pretty stoked about.”

“There’s so many good villains in the DC universe,
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Justice League gets a new banner and more TV spots

With just five days to go until Justice League arrives in cinemas, a colourful new banner has been released for the DC blockbuster along with another two TV spots; check them out here…

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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
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Henry Cavill says Justice League is “the first time we see the true Superman”

Warner Bros. has done an admirable job of keeping him out of the marketing, but it’s no secret that Superman will make his grand return to the DC Extended Universe this coming week with the release of Justice League, and Henry Cavill has been chatting about his latest outing as the Man of Steel.

“It’s very, very surreal. This is a wonderful job. I love my job, especially when I’m playing Superman, but sometimes you do start to feel the wear and tear of a long day. There was one point where I was standing in one of the huge green screen sets – which can be quite draining in itself, because it’s a very bright, aggressive green – and I was standing there at the top of these big stairs, thinking how hungry I am, and looking forward to getting to bed…and then I had this
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Ben Affleck explains the Mother Boxes and how they factor into Justice League

While much of the plot of Justice League has been kept under wraps, we do know that the villain Steppenwolf is looking to get his evil hands on three Mother Boxes, which have been separated between humans, Atlanteans and Amazons following an ancient war against the forces of Apokolips.

We got a brief glimpse of a Mother Box during the creation of Cyborg scene in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the Justice League trailer showed another being buried. But for those not familiar with the concept of the Mother Box, Ben Affleck has been explaining what they are, and how they factor into Steppenwolf’s plan.

“A Mother Box is an all-powerful, indestructible, technological cube that can also teleport a bunch of aliens to Earth from another world,” said Affleck. “Once you combine the three Mother Boxes they form what’s called the Unity, a force that is
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Rumour: Gal Gadot won’t commit to Wonder Woman 2 if Brett Ratner remains involved

According to a report in Page Six, Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot is refusing to commit to the 2019 sequel unless Warner Bros. completely removes Brett Ratner from the project following allegations of sexual harassment against the filmmaker from the likes of Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge.

According to the site, “Brett made a lot of money from the success of Wonder Woman, thanks to his company having helped finance the first movie. Now Gadot is saying she won’t sign for the sequel unless Warner Bros. buys Brett out [of his financing deal] and gets rid of him… she’s tough and stands by her principles. She also knows the best way to hit people like Brett Ratner is in the wallet. She also knows that Warner Bros. has to side with her on this issue as it develops. They can’t have a movie rooted in women’s empowerment being part-financed by a
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Iron Studios unveils its Superman statue from Justice League

Iron Studios has revealed its 1/10th scale Superman statue which is based on the likeness of Henry Cavill as the Man of Steel in the upcoming DC superhero team-up Justice League; take a look at the official promotional images here…

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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.

Justice League will reunite Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice stars Henry Cavill as Superman,
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Batman tries to recruit Aquaman in Justice League clip, new ‘on the set’ featurette released

During his appearance on The Graham Norton Show, Justice League star Jason Momoa shared a clip from the upcoming DC blockbuster which sees Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) continuing with his efforts to persuade Arthur Curry (Momoa) to join the team; watch it below along with a new behind the scenes featurette…

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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
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Prime 1 Studio’s Justice League Batman collectible figure available to pre-order

Sideshow has unveiled a batch of promotional images for Prime 1 Studio’s Batman statue which is based on the likeness of Ben Affleck’s Dark Knight in the upcoming blockbuster superhero team-up Justice League. The DC collectible is limited to 500 pieces and is available to pre-order now, priced at $999; check it out below…

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Sideshow and Prime 1 Studio are proud to present Batman from the Justice League film. Bruce Wayne is the billionaire owner and CEO of Wayne Enterprises, and a costumed vigilante operating in Gotham City, known as the Batman.

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. Despite
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Jason Momoa confirms Justice League post-credits scene, talks Aquaman solo movie

While Wonder Woman opted against a post-credit scene, Justice League star Jason Momoa has confirmed in an interview with the BBC that fans will want to hang around during the credits of the DC blockbuster, with the Aquaman actor revealing that: “You’ve gotta sit through the whole thing and go through the credits. I forgot that [scene] was in the script. It’s fantastic.”

Given that the only DC movie in production while Justice League was shooting was Momoa’s Aquaman movie, it would seem a decent bet that said scene paves the way for Arthur Curry’s solo adventure, and Momoa has also been chatting about the evolution of his character from Justice League to Aquaman during the film’s press tour (via ComicBook):

“You’re going to see that I really wanted him to be that gruff thing, because he has to become king. If Justice League
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Listen to Danny Elfman’s Justice League soundtrack in full

We’re a week away from finding out if DC’s finest will successfully assemble when Justice League hits cinemas around the globe, until then you can now listen to Danny Elfman’s 25 track score in full. WatchTower Music have released the soundtrack on YouTube and Spotify, and you can find the entire playlist here.

Here is perhaps the most talked about theme to appear in Justice League, featuring the spine-tingling return of the Burton-era Batman theme.

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
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