Actor Ray Fisher accused director Joss Whedon of “gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable” habits on the set of the 2017 movie “Justice League,” in a tweet that shortly went viral on Wednesday.
Fisher additionally claimed in his tweet on Wednesday that former Warner Bros. co-president of manufacturing Jon Berg, and former DC Leisure president and chief inventive officer Geoff Johns, each “enabled” Whedon’s alleged habits on “Justice League.” Berg and Johns additionally served as producers on “Justice League,” and the movie’s poor efficiency was a think about each executives exiting their positions main the DC Movies unit on the studio.
Whedon had no remark. A consultant for Warner Bros. didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Whedon — the director of Marvel Studios’ blockbuster superhero motion pictures “The Avengers” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” — took over directing duties for in depth extra images on the DC comics adaptation from Zack Snyder, after Snyder left the venture as a result of a dying in his household. Fisher performed the cybernetic superhero Cyborg within the movie, alongside Gal Gadot’s Surprise Lady, Ben Affleck’s Batman, Henry Cavill’s Superman, Jason Momoa’s Aquaman, and Ezra Miller’s the Flash.
The ensuing movie obtained mixed-to-negative opinions and grossed a disappointing $657.9 million worldwide; extra importantly, the tonal mixture of Snyder and Whedon’s sensibilities led many followers to see the movie as an unacceptable compromise of Snyder’s true imaginative and prescient. That led to a years-long grassroots fan marketing campaign to “release the Snyder cut” of “Justice League,” which was finally profitable: Snyder introduced in Could that his reduce of the movie will debut on HBO Max in 2021.
Fisher hinted at friction with Whedon earlier this week, when he tweeted a clip from the “Justice League” panel on the 2017 San Diego Comedian-Con during which he praised the filmmaker as “a great guy” and that Snyder “picked a good person to come in and clean-up — and finish up for him.”
“I’d like to take a moment to forcefully retract every bit of this statement,” Fisher tweeted.