Next year will feature the assembling of one of the most beloved superhero teams of all time as Warner Bros. Pictures finally brings the Justice League of America together for the first time on the big screen in Justice League: Part One. The movie is currently shooting in London, England and the cast just got a bit more awesome with this exciting addition.
The Hollywood Reporter revealed today that Willem Dafoe has joined the DC Extended Universe in both Justice League: Part 1 and Part 2, which will be directed by Zack Snyder. All that was revealed about his character was that he is playing a good guy as details about his role are being kept under wrap. Given the big name that he has, it wouldn’t be shocking to find out that he is playing some type of DC Comics character, but only time will tell. The casting of Dafoe in Justice League is the second addition of a former Spider-Man actor as J.K. Simmons, who recently got cast as Commissioner Gordon, played J. Jonah Jameson in the same franchise as Dafoe who brought Norman Osborn a.k.a. the Green Goblin to life in Sam Raimi’s trilogy.
Justice League: Part One, starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg, Ezra Miller as Barry Allen/The Flash and J.K. Simmons as Commissioner James Gordon, opens in theaters on November 17, 2017.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter