Justice League has now hit the theatres and the reactions from the fans are awesome. The movie is really good according to the fans and each and every moviegoer whether he/she is a comic book fan or not, is coming out having a good time watching the movie. The critics, on the other hand, are still following the same trend that they were with pre-Wonder Woman DC movies. The Rotten Tomatoes score for the movie currently stands at 37%.
DC have suffered a lot due to the harsh reviews of the critics which has led to a backlash from the fans as well. But this time around, it seems like Justice League will not suffer from that as the fans are totally loving the movie.
Stars Like Gal Gadot and Ben Affleck were making last-minute rounds to promote their movie on the late night and morning shows on network TV. They were sharing their stories and behind-the-scenes secrets about the movie. It was then Ben Affleck revealed how stealing an iconic prop from the sets of the movie cost him.
During an interview on The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert, Affleck was asked if there was anything from the sets that kept from the movie sets. To which, Affleck jokingly said:
“There was some other stuff that fell off the truck, like the batarangs and stuff.”
He also revealed that he also heard from the studio because of this. He said:
“I kept getting these phone calls from the prop department, like, ‘You sure you haven’t found any of that stuff yet?’”
Affleck defended his actions saying:
“You can’t exactly have been stealing if you got been billed for it, which is what happened to me. Turns out batarangs aren’t cheap!”
While Ben Affleck didn’t reveal how much it cost him keeping those batarangs, it would have been epic to hear about Batmobile going missing from the sets and then later discovered in Affleck’s garage.
Justice League is at least a good movie if not a brilliant one which we would have liked it to be. But despite the flaws, fans are liking the movie very much. The movie has high octane action scenes where the entire Justice League could be seen kicking parademons’ ass. It was insanely awesome.
But amidst all this, we saw the most devastating and terrifying power of Steppenwolf who is the big villain of the movie.
Well, he can apparently turn different life-forms into parademons as one of the warriors transformed into an evil being. From General Zod in Man of Steel to Ares in Wonder Woman, we have not seen anything like this. He is like Night King who can convert fallen men into white walkers. But don’t worry, the Amazonians and Atlanteans were able to repel Steppenwolf who succeeded in adding thousands of parademons to his army. But humans faced the most number of casualties as they turned out to be soft targets for Steppenwolf to recruit.
It is now affirmative that there are two post-credit scenes attached to the movie. One is pretty standard where Superman and Flash are racing to find out who is faster. But the other one was the creation of Snyder for which he also released a storyboard on Twitter. It featured Slade Wilson and Lex Luthor. It revealed how the two meet each other after Slade frees Lex from Arkham and put an imposter in place.
They both aboard a ship where Luthor reveals his evil plan to Deathstroke which is the formation of his own ‘league’ which is a huge shout out to potential Justice League sequel. He said “We have to level the playing field. To put it plainly, shouldn’t we have a league?” It clearly suggests that Lex wants to team up with a whole array of DC villains to fight against Justice League.
Recently, Ezra Miller in a discussion with Postmedia Network concurred with the possibility of an Injustice League and said:
“The Injustice League. I think I can speak for everyone in the League when I say that we’re extremely excited by the prospect of continuing this journey. We don’t really know for sure, and we’re usually the last people to find out, but … each of the heroes in this movie has specific nemeses, and I think seeing some incarnation of the Injustice League (which includes Lex Luthor, Joker, Deathstroke and more) would be something that DC fans would be pretty stoked about.”
But recently Ezra had an interview with USA Today and there he addressed the possibility of fighting one of the most interesting Justice League villains, Starro the Conqueror in the future movies. He said:
“Shout out to Starro the Conqueror and let him know we’re still coming for him, should he ever choose to invade Earth once again. We’ll give him a sharp punch to the thorax.”
Starro the Conqueror may not be the most popular villain in the comics but he’s probably noteworthy. He was first introduced in Brave and the Bold #28, 1960. He belongs to a starfish-shaped alien species who tried to take control of the planet Earth but was ultimately stopped by the Justice League members including Wonder Woman, Flash, Aquaman, Martian-Manhunter and Green Lantern.
But strangely, a portion of him regenerated to fight again in the future. Although the possibility of having Starro as the future JL villain seems very unlikely as featuring such a CGI-heavy villain wouldn’t be the best choice. Gal Gadot was asked about future villains in Justice League. She said:
“There’s so many good villains in the DC universe, but I would love to fight Cheetah. She’s a girl and that could be very interesting.”