An interesting collection of facts about the upcoming Justice League movie to impress your friends with…
1. Hits at the Oscars
2. Paying homage to the Cartoon
This film is being released on the same day the animated series Justice League (2001) first aired sixteen years earlier.
3. Third try
4. Rick and Morty fans
51 seconds in to the trailer, an episode of Rick and Morty can be seen playing in the background behind Bruce Wayne in Barry Allen’s place.
5. Green Lantern’s appearance
4chan Users leaked that Green Lantern will appear at the end of the film. In the comics Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) was a founding member of the League, but will not be a main part of the film as the previous attempt of adapting Green Lantern to the big screen with Green Lantern (2011) ended in disaster. Instead Green Lantern’s first main appearance will be in the announced Green Lantern Corps (2020)
6. Directors chair
After taking the director’s chair on Man of Steel and Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zack Snyder is returning to oversee the Justice League movie. Ben Affleck was originally considered for the role.
7. Originally split
The movie was initially going to be split into two parts, but now it’s rumored to be 2 movies with 2 separate storylines (Darkseid in JL2).
8. DOOMSDAY’s birth
As stated by Zack Snyder, the mythological birth of Doomsday will be explained in the film.
9. From Zimmer to Junkie XL
Hans Zimmer stepped down from composing superhero movie scores. Composer Junkie XL, who composed with Zimmer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), and has now composed for Justice League (2017).
10. Not the first attempt
The film took one decade to come to fruition. A Justice League film entitled “Mortal” was scheduled to be released in 2007, but it got shelved.