“Have fun watching the same 3 films”: Snyder Fans Get Mega Trolled for Choosing Zack Snyder’s Now Defunct SnyderVerse Over James Gunn’s New DCU

"Have fun watching the same 3 films": Snyder Fans Get Mega Trolled for Choosing Zack Snyder's Now Defunct SnyderVerse Over James Gunn's New DCU
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DC’s Justice League was a film that went through some turbulent times. After a few lukewarm DCU films, Zack Snyder’s lofty vision for bringing the celebrated team of superheroes alive on screen was expected to be a shot in the arm for the franchise. With Joss Whedon stepping in midway and the cast not seeing eye to eye with his method of operation, Justice League suffered in its storytelling and turned out to be a miss at the box office.

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A still from Justice League

Snyder ultimately returned to rectify the errors and make it up to DC fans with the critically acclaimed Justice League: The Zack Snyder Cut. With new DC head James Gunn making some controversial changes in his plans including ousting Henry Cavill as Superman, many DC fans, especially those of Zack Snyder have expressed their unhappiness regarding Gunn’s actions. With clear Snyder and Gunn camps now prevalent, Snyder fans are now being trolled mercilessly for their loyalty towards the director.

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Zack Snyder Fans Face Brutal Trolling On Social Media

Director Zack Snyder’s vision has been instrumental in creating many iconic and unforgettable films like 300 and DC’s Watchmen. With Man Of Steel, he entered the DCU hoping to carve a historic path for the franchise. His Justice League: The Zack Snyder Cut ensured that the celebrated team of DC superheroes got their due while also righting many of the wrongs that figured in Joss Whedon’s directorial.

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Zack Snyder and Ben Affleck on the sets of Justice League: The Zack Snyder Cut

As a result, Snyder has achieved godlike status with DC fans who stood in support of the director after James Gunn’s ambitious plans of a DC overhaul surfaced. But their unflinching loyalty for Snyder and his DCU films has also been criticized and trolled by other DC and James Gunn fans.

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With the ongoing tussle between fans within DC, it remains to be seen if James Gunn’s vision for the franchise will live upto his fans’ expectations despite the director making many bold changes as part of DC’s facelift.

Also Read: “Probably not”: Zack Snyder Won’t Bring Back Watchmen With Doomsday Clock Live Action Movie

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What is Zack Snyder’s Future With the DCU?

With distinct James Gunn and Zack Snyder camps sparring on the internet following Gunn’s position as DC head, speculation has been rife about the possibility of Snyder’s continued involvement with the franchise and the DCU. In an early statement, Gunn spoke about touching base with Snyder following his visions to create a completely new look for DC and the characters.

“[Snyder] contacted me to express his support about my choices. He’s a great guy. Again, he seems really happy with the massive world building he’s doing now.”

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James Gunn and Zack Snyder

Gunn was quick to point out though that there were no immediate plans for Snyder to get involved in the DCU or to take Gunn’s vision for the franchise to the next level. The director and DC head was critical of Snyder evangelists who were averse to accepting change and growth in their unflinching support for the Man of Steel director.

Also Read: “Zeus could possibly be a Kryptonian”: Zack Snyder’s Bizarre Plan For Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman Confuses DCU Fans

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Sharanya Sankar, Writer for Fandomwire
Having completed her Masters degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Sharanya has a solid foundation in writing which is also one of her passions. She has worked previously with Book My show for a couple of years where she gained experience reviewing films and writing feature articles. Sharanya’s articles on film and pop culture have also been published on Film Companion, a popular film-based website. Apart from movies and pop culture, her interests include music and sports. She has contributed over 650 articles to Fandomwire so far.