For better or worse, Zack Snyder will still be involved in the two-part Justice League series, even as mounting criticism builds over the director’s abilities. Needless to say, public reaction to Man of Steel and Batman v Superman has not been kind, at least from longtime DC fans, but Entertainment Weekly says the director will get right to work on Justice League starting on April 11. That’s just days after the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which is set for a March 25 release.
Since directing Man of Steel, Warner Bros. has unofficially made Snyder the guiding force of the DC Cinematic Universe, which will include films such as Wonder Woman, Aquaman, and possibly even a new Batman trilogy starring Ben Affleck.
First order of business is to get fans behind Batman v Superman, which comes out in a little over a month. Several trailers for the film have been released, and, for the most part, people appear unhappy with how the film is turning out. I’m particularly interested in seeing the new Batman, but I can see why DC fans are skeptical. For one thing, seemingly so much of the movie has been unveiled in the trailers, leaving people to wonder if there’s anything left to show.
It’s clear, however, that Warner Bros. is confident in Snyder’s ability, and wants to move forward with the universe he’s creating onscreen.
Justice League Part 1 is currently scheduled for a Nov. 17, 2017 release.