Zack Snyder’s Justice League 3 Regret Hasn’t Left Him as He Promotes Rebel Moon

Regret from Zack Snyder's Justice League trilogy persists during Rebel Moon promotions!

Zack Snyder's Justice League 3 Regret Hasn't Left Him as He Promotes Rebel Moon

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  • Zack Snyder opened up about the creative freedom he gets with the director's cut of a movie.
  • The regret concerning the canceled trilogy of Justice League seemed to linger Zack Snyder during promotions of his latest film, Rebel Moon.
  • Snyder takes Justice League as one of the smaller steps in achieving creative freedom for his future projects.
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Hollywood filmmaker Zack Snyder has continued to amaze the audience with his unique approach to storytelling. Known for making movies like Army of the Dead and 300, along with establishing the DCEU, the filmmaker has gained worldwide recognition with his work. However, there have been some of his projects that never saw the light of the day, especially under the DC Extended Universe. The filmmaker had to leave the 2017 film following an unfortunate event.

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Although he did bring his vision to life on the silver screen following massive fan demand, the director originally planned a trilogy for the DC superheroes. However, it never happened. And the regret concerning the canceled trilogy seemed to linger with the director during promotions of his latest film, Rebel Moon.

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Zack Snyder Contemplates the Journey of the Justice League Director’s Cut

During a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Zack Snyder opened up about the creative freedom he gets with the director’s cut of a movie. While fans did a massive campaign for the studio to release Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Netflix has already planned out Snyder cuts for his two-part sci-fi movie, Rebel Moon.

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Zack Snyder on the set of Justice League

During the interview, he also talked about his 2021 DC film, saying that it was “sort of quintessential, insane journey to a director’s cut.” He further said,

“And, you know, I don’t know that that story is ever really going to be told in its entirety, but it’s a microcosm for like kind of what I was able to achieve with this film, but with everyone’s eyes wide open and everyone really like kind of into it.”

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League

The Watchmen director expressed uncertainty about whether the full story will ever be told. However, he takes the 2021 movie as one of the smaller steps in achieving creative freedom for his future projects, and he is carrying the same sentiment in his latest film, Rebel Moon.

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Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon Movies Set to Get Their Director’s Cut

Zack Snyder’s upcoming sci-fi saga, Rebel Moon, is set to premiere on Netflix in December 2023. The upcoming film and its sequel, Rebel Moon – Part Two, will also have an R-rated version on the streaming platform. However, unlike the lengthy process that followed the 2021 DC film, the director has shared that the idea was brought up by the streamer itself.

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“And I think what happened with in my conversation with Netflix, they were always like, ‘would there be any way to like go back to your original sort of subversive R-rated version?” 

He also shared that it was the first time he had been able to plan a movie along with its director’s cut, stating that there were no arguments where he would suggest at least having the opportunity to release it on DVD. “It was us going together,” he told the outlet.

Rebel Moon is set to premiere on December 15, 2023 on Netflix.

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Written by Laxmi Rajput

Laxmi Rajput is a writer at Fandomwire. She finished her Post Graduation in Broadcast Journalism and worked as a Business News writer for a year. But her interest in entertainment and pop culture compelled her to find a way towards Entertainment Journalism. She has worked across various fields and has 2 years of experience in content writing. She likes reading, music, movies, and traveling. She aspires to become a fiction writer in the future.