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Justice League: Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman and… mythology

Next film based on the Justice League superheroes will be released in the Autumn 2017, maybe in November, directed by Zack Snyder and starred by Henry Cavill (Superman), Ben Affleck (Batman), Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), and some new entries, such as Ezra Miller (Flash), Ray Fisher (Cyborg), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Amber Heard (Mera, Aquaman’s wife). Difficult times, powerful heroes. And neither in the right amount, as it seems. Commissioner Gordon asks Batman: ‘How many of you, outside?’, and the superhero answers: ‘Not enough’.
Shooting are on, and the set is in Leavesden, a former airplane factory converted in a dream factory (‘Mission impossible: Rogue Nation’, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, ‘Ready Player One’…).
Ben Affleck reveals

that Batman is finding a new hope, is willing to save the entire mankind, after Superman’s sacrifice: he wants to build on a meta-humans team, formed by special beings with their own stories and their specific makeup (and please note Flash calmly admits he just needed some friends).
A mythological difference, moreover. In virtual accordance with  a personal certainty I have since a while, the stories of Aquaman, Wonder Woman and human beings are explained by starting with their mythological origins. (And this is why one of the possibile secondary title of the film could be ‘Gods among us’, in alternative to ‘Justice League: United’, ‘Justice League: Angels and Demons’, and ‘Justice League: Gods Among Men’).
Three thousand years ago, the three different ancestries of Atlantides, Amazons and Humans banished the felon Darkseid, whereas the most dangerous villain is Steppenwolf, a chap that I am allowed to suppose as a half between a werewolf and the evil Germanic god Loki. There are some very special minicomputers, Parademons, winged like dragonflies, Amazons… even Zeus, as the leader of human beings!
As for the direction, Zack Snyder seems likely to make a different film form ‘Batman v Superman’; he wants to change tone of voice, assume a less dark atmosphere and tell the battle for saving the world with new stories, epic categories and, overall, the same characters he loves since he was a child.

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