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Ray Fisher Opens Up About Mixed Messages On Justice League Set

The story surrounding the Justice League movie and its recent Snyder Cut has been filled with controversy. What originally started as a promising film following DC's other cinematic endeavors, such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, became entirely different following director Zack Snyder's early departure from the film's production.

Joss Whedon soon arrived to replace Snyder, and much of the movie was reshot to fit the creative change. However, the original Justice League was a critical flop, paving the way for Warner Bros. to hand the reins back to Snyder and allow him to finish making his version of the film.

Now, in the wake of Zack Snyder's Justice League, actor Ray Fisher has opened up about many of the mixed messages he received on set from Joss Whedon. Evidently, the production process was littered with conflicting creative decisions over Fisher's character, Cyborg. Let's find out more about the misleading statements he received during the production of the original Justice League.

What happened to Fisher on the Justice League Set?

In an interview with Empire, Ray Fisher discussed several on-set issues regarding Joss Whedon's version of Justice League. One of the primary problems Fisher faced was the overall short-selling of his character. Much of the film was reshot, and many of Zack Snyder's original takes were left out. As a result, Cyborg received very little attention from the story compared to his role in the Snyder Cut.

"Transparency would have gone a long way[...]," Fisher told Empire. "But they were trying to hold on to this narrative of doing it for Zack and maintaining his vision, all the while completely not doing that."

Fisher was also provided limited opportunities to add his own creative input. During production, Fisher spoke out against the inclusion of both an ableist joke and the vicious maiming of his character. However, Fisher said the cast's input was often disregarded, and that producers responded to it by "biting peoples' heads off."

Needless to say, Fisher is much more comfortable with Zack Snyder's Justice League than its predecessor. It not only included many of the story elements and scenes focusing on Cyborg, but also likely utilized more of his personal feedback. This makes Fisher just another name on the list of Justice League stars who experienced problems with Whedon's behavior.