‘Justice League’ is an ‘Interesting Product’ of Two Very Different Directors Says Ben Affleck

Slashfilm | 8/11/2017 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Frenzied reports of the goings-on of the Justice League reshoots have DC Extended Universe fans concerned that this spells Doomsday for massive superhero team-up movie. But Justice League star and Caped Crusader himself, Ben Affleck, is swooping in to save the day and say, don’t worry. Um…we think?

Affleck commented on the upcoming Justice League movie, which was directed by Zack Snyder before he left due to family tragedy. Former Marvel Studios favorite Joss Whedon, who had recently jumped across the aisle to direct Batgirl, stepped in to handle reshoots. The two-director situation is unusual, but shouldn’t have fans too worried, Affleck said, diplomatically calling Justice League “an interesting product of two directors.” Interesting.

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Affleck talked to Entertainment Weekly about Warner Bros.’ anticipated superhero movie. As a filmmaker himself, having won an Academy Award for the taut ’70s thriller Argo, Affleck said the situation is “unorthodox” but the two differing visions of both directors will make a movie that people will watch:

“It’s a little bit unorthodox. Zack had a family tragedy, and stepped off, which was horrible. For the movie, the best person we could’ve possibly found was Joss. We got really lucky that he stepped in. [Justice League is] an interesting product of two directors, both with kind of unique visions, both with really strong takes. I’ve never had that experience before making a movie. I have to say, I really love working with Zack, and I really love the stuff we’ve done with Joss.”

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It’s a pretty basic non-answer. “Interesting” is as loaded a term as you can get, with both positive and negative...
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