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‘Will he restore the Snyderverse?’: Former Walt Disney CCO Alan Horn Joins Warner Bros. Discovery, Fans Hopeful Zack Snyder Will Return For Their Friendship

Former Walt Disney CCO Alan Horn Joins Warner Bros. Discovery Fans Hopeful Zack Snyder Will Return For Their Friendship

Since the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League, fans have been campaigning to see the Snyderverse restored. The release of Zack Snyder’s version confirmed to fans that if they tweeted and petitioned long enough, their wishes could be fulfilled.

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Martian Manhunter in Snyder Cut

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Kicking off with Man of Steel starring Henry Cavill, the Snyderverse has divided the audience. Many fans loved the dark and brooding heroes with beautiful visuals, whereas many found the story contrived and boring overall.

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Despite ending on a high, Warner Bros. Discovery decided to end their relationship with Zack Snyder, confirmed at the San Diego Comic-Con by DC Chief Creative Officer-Publisher Jim Lee, he said:

“I think the Snyder Cut was Zack’s vision realized, and it was a really satisfying story told, but there’s no plans for additional work on that material.”

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Zack Snyder’s depiction of Superman was highly controversial, many found the dark version uninteresting.

Many fans were excited to hear rumors of Henry Cavill announcing the sequel to Man of Steel and see Zack Snyder directing the movie. But as it became evident, there was no Henry Cavill, no sequel to Man of Steel, and definitely no Zack Snyder.

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But there is a ray of hope for the son of Krypton and the Dawn of the Dead director. Black Adam star Dwayne Johnson has indicated strong interest in seeing the Snyderverse Superman in his movie, which could open the door for Zack Snyder too.

Alan Horn Joining WB Discovery Sparks Hopes For Restoring the Snyderverse

Having a long background in filmmaking, Zack Snyder broke into the scene with his Action film 300 in 2006. The movie starred Gerald Butler and Lena Headey as the lead and followed the hyped battle between 300 Spartans and Persia’s Immortals.

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Despite the film’s dark tone and an R rating, the studio heads trusted Zack Snyder to come up with a good movie. The one who green-lights the movie was the new senior advisor to Warner Bros. Discovery, Alan Horn.

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Zack Snyder alongside Deborah Snyder and Alan Horn at the premiere of Watchmen.

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Since he trusted Zack Snyder before, it’s not far-fetched to assume that he would aid in the revival of Snyderverse. Alan Horn has a stellar portfolio of being a part of the studio’s leadership while good movies were being made and if the fans are right, Zack Snyder’s movies are too.

Source: TheWrap

Written by Nikhil Makwana

Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.