Justice League producer Jon Berg has denied Cyborg actor Ray Fisher’s claims that he enabled Joss Whedon’s unprofessional behavior on the set of the film.
Over the past few days, Cyborg star Ray Fisher has been revealing some new information regarding Joss Whedon’s behavior on the set of Justice League. Joss Whedon of course took over the post-production of Justice League after Zack Snyder departed the film following a personal tragedy. Ray Fisher, however, recently took back a statement he made when he called the director the best person to take over the film’s production and earlier today revealed that the director was unprofessional and abusive on set. Furthermore, he alleged that producers Jon Berg and Geoff Johns enabled him in many ways.
Following the accusation, Jon Berg responded through Variety, firmly denied that he allowed any on-set abuse say that it was “categorically untrue that we enabled any unprofessional behavior.” Furthermore, the producer took a shot at Ray Fisher, citing the actor being upset that they wanted him to say a certain line:
“I remember [Fisher] being upset that we wanted him to say ‘Booyaa,’ which is a well known saying of Cyborg in the animated series.”
What do you all make of Ray Fisher’s accusations? Is producer Jon Berg covering is own tail? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Here’s the official synopsis for Zack Snyder’s Justice League:
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J. K. Simmons, and Ciarán Hinds.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut will arrive on HBO Max in 2021. Stay tuned for all the latest news on the future of Justice League and Ray Fisher’s accusations against Joss Whedon as it develops and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more video content!