After years of waiting, and years of whining, and years of hashtagging, Zack Snyder stans are finally getting what they want: the Snydercut.
The long-rumored version of Justice League untainted by studio meddling or Joss Whedon’s brighter, quippy tweaks never actually existed. But last year, HBO Max ponied up some $20M to help Zack Snyder, who’d had to leave the production of his movie due to a family tragedy, realize his vision. He went back to the studio, edited scenes, added scenes, reshot scenes, changed the score, spruced up the CGI, and finished the movie he originally intended to make.
This time around there’s more of everything. More Cyborg, more Darkseid, more Jared Leto, more Lex Luthor, more swears, more gloom and doom, and a lot more movie.
The Snydercut lands on HBO Max on March 18th, in its full four hours of glory, and today, we get to see the first official trailer. The stakes certainly seem higher this time around, I’ll give him that: