After successful release of Justice League: The Snyder’s Cut On HBO Max, fans may be wondering if the release of the franchise did Ray Fisher any favors. Di, it’s clear that Snyder gave more depth to his character and never called him the phrase “boo yes”, but what about standing with Warner?
Well, Ray Fisher is more than willing to spill the beans about the alleged bad behavior of Joss Whedon, Hollywood producers on Warner and what happened to the Cedar Cut and beyond. Let’s dive into all to tell your latest Hollywood reporter And does Ray Fisher win his fight for justice Justice League.
I want to forcefully withdraw every bit of this statement: pic.twitter.com/1ECwwu6TG1
– Ray Fisher (@ ray8fisher) June 29, 2020
Let’s go back to June 2020, when most of us were scrolling on our phones during the lockdown. A curious tweet popped up from Ray Fisher, after describing some of the bad behavior of Jose Whedon as he took his name Justice League From Zac Snyder.
Ray Fisher’s accusations of racism, the artists’ unprofessional treatment, and other disturbing allegations against Whedon were alleged by his costars and other actors. Worked with Whedon – Warner was called in for an official investigation into the matter.
As I said from the beginning:
Walter Hamada informed ATTEMPTED to interfere with the JL investigation.
He failed to do so because I did not give him permission.
Claiming to be the investigator that there was no interference is intentionally misleading and desperate.
– Ray Fisher (@ ray8fisher) 27 February, 2021
In addition, Fisher claimed that Warner obstructed the investigation, swiftly turning over his accusations to a David and Goliath fight, his words with him. However, Warner claimed that Ray Fisher refused to answer his call, seemingly trying to divert him from an alleged Dalit man to the alleged Primona.
Upon investigation, Fisher vowed never to work with certain execution, which led him to move away from DCEU projects in the future Glow.
Hollywood reporter WarnerMedia and Time Warner found no evidence of “racial animosity” or “racial insensitivity”. Ray Fisher previously said “corrective action” had been taken, but also said he could not comment further.
Catherine Forrest, a former federal judge who conducted the investigation, released a statement claiming the investigation in an interview of eighty witnesses to Ray Fisher and “adjusting Mr. Fisher’s concerns about the investigation and its completeness and impartiality.” Made an extraordinary effort to make sure “. Warner further stated that he had full faith in the investigation process and [Forrest’s] Conclusion ”.
before this black Panther
However, Ray Fisher and some collaborators who worked on both Justice League The films claimed that Snyder and Whedon adopted two different methods when handling Cyborg’s character. Justice League Marvel came out shortly before release black Panther Hence it will be one of the first big budget films to portray a black superhero.
Zack Snyder scriptwriter Chris Terrio told Three hearted He took Cyborg’s portrayal “very seriously”, so he sat down with Ray Fisher to discuss character development and portrayal. “With a white writer and white director, we both thought that the actor of color had a really important point of view. And Ray is really good with the story and the character, so he became a partner in creating Victor. ”
In contrast, Ray Fisher claimed that he had to explain some of the most basic points under Whaden’s direction “would be disrespectful to the black community”.
Does not take notes
Ray Fisher further claimed that once Jose Whedon came on board, Fisher’s representative told him that there would be major changes to the cyborg, so he flew in to meet the director. During their initial meeting, Fisher said that Vedon spoke of the changes they were making.
In a subsequent phone call, Whedon allegedly told Fisher: “It seems like I’m taking notes right now, and I don’t like taking notes from anyone – not even Robert Downey Jr.” Ray Fisher was reportedly not the only one who had concerns about the new direction Justice League Fell on Whaden’s deaf ears. Three hearted It was further reported that Jason Momoa and Gal Gadot (Aquaman and Wonder Woman) were poo-poohed in a similar manner.
Ray Fisher claimed that he found during Warner’s investigation that Whaden’s creative team did not want to make Cyborg an “angry black man”, so he fired Cyborg’s dark backstory and asked them to stay again, where He acted happily. Fisher remembered Geoff Johns, one of whom Justice LeagueK’s creative directors and a DC comedian, asked him to act like Cassimodo. Fisher said, “I had no intention of playing him as a jovial, church sweeper”.
Johns representative told Three hearted The changes were about adding joy and hope for all six superheroes. There is always a conversation about avoiding any stereotype of race, gender, or sexuality. “The rep continued:” Geoff gave a note, using (quasimodo) as an example of a sympathetic man who is unhappy and has an inclination to hide from the world, but one that the audience rooted in Because he has a courageous heart. ”
The biggest part of the feud between Ray Fisher and Warner was less with Joss Whedon, who Walter Hamada allegedly called “a ** hole” in a private conversation with Fisher, but in addition, the rest of Whedon’s creative, including Geoff Team. Johns and Hamada. After Fisher’s tweet called Hamada an “enabler” and said he would not work with her, Warner claimed that he took Cyborg as a sign to write.
Ray Fisher claimed that Warner was more than happy to let Whedon and John Berg take the heat – even Gad Gadot had reportedly complained to Werner’s CEO about Whedon – but they were defending Geoff Johns Were hell to do it. “Unfortunately, it is not until I start talking specifically about people that the needle starts moving. If they were going to continue trying to cover things up – I was not going to let that happen ”, Fisher explained.
Fisher further claimed that Warner drove him away during the investigation. Stating that Warner pointed to a lawyer Ray Fisher had claimed that “only a black lawyer was visible on the site”, and someone who was clearly in Of justice league Fisher, the department, said he felt that Warner was “daring him with a sense of security with the idea that he could be on the same team as I am a black man.”
Ray Fisher said while concluding the interview Hollywood reporter He does not think Whedon’s creative team should be in charge of hiring and firing, but does not want to see them canceled. “If I can’t get accountability, at least I can make people aware of who they’re working with”, Fisher said.