The “Justice League” drama involving embattled director Joss Whedon continues.
In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, actor Ray Fisher, who played Cyborg in the DC superhero movie, detailed in more detail how 56-year-old Whedon was allegedly unprofessional during new filming after replacing the director. original Zack Snyder.
In the profile, THR also reported how Gal Gadot, who played Wonder Woman, had various issues with Whedon.
A source told the outlet that Gadot had “issues about her character being more aggressive than her character in ‘Wonder Woman.’
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“I wanted to make the character flow from movie to movie,” explained the source.
Whedon and Gadot reportedly clashed even more when he made script changes and wanted her to record new lines that she didn’t feel aligned with the character.
Whedon allegedly said it would hurt Gadot’s career if she didn’t bend. One witness claimed: “He told her that he is the writer and that she will shut up and say the lines and he can make her look incredibly stupid in this movie.”
Whedon would also have looked down on fellow director Patty Jenkins, who directed both Wonder Woman films. The couple reportedly went to then-Warner chairman Kevin Tsujihara to complain.
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Gadot said in a statement to THR: “I had my problems with [Whedon] and Warner Bros. handled it in a timely manner. “Gadot did not specify what the” issues “were.
In December, he told the LA Times: “I had my own experience with [him], which was not the best, but there I took care of it and when it happened I took it to those above and they took care of it. But I’m happy that Ray comes up and speaks his truth. “
Jenkins said on the ReelBlend podcast in December that no one took Whedon’s version of the Justice League seriously. “All of us, directors of DC, cast [Whedon’s movie] as much as the fans did, “he said.
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“Joss Wheadon [sic] The on-set treatment of the Justice League cast and crew was rude, abusive, unprofessional and completely unacceptable, “Fisher alleged online in July.” Geoff Johns and Jon Berg allowed it, in many ways. “
Johns and Berg served as producers on the film and were also executives at Warner Bros. Pictures at the time.
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WarnerMedia has since launched an investigation into the claims, but announced in December that the process had ended and “corrective action was taken.”
Whedon has not previously commented on the allegations surrounding the “Justice League.” Fox News reached out to Whedon’s representative for comment.