Zack Snyder has offered an update on his involvement in the upcoming superhero epic Justice League.
Back in May, the director exited the project due to a family tragedy and left the reigns in the hands of a director who is more than capable of shepherding the brave and the bold to the silver screen for the first time in history, Joss Whedon. Since his departure, the level of involvement from Snyder has been left in question although Whedon was said to be maintaining the integrity of Snyder’s vision as he saw the film through additional photography as well as the post-production process.
Today, Snyder revealed his new four-minute short film Snow Steam Iron which he described to Wired as a “cathartic experience”. The director was asked whether or not he was still seeing the film through to which he said it would be “unfair in a lot of ways” for him to get back involved with the production before going on to say that he’s left the project in the hands of those still working on it:
“I’m at a place where I feel excited about it and I’m happy for my guys and I love these people that are working on it, and they’re my family and I think they’re doing an amazing job. But I’ve kind of just let them do their thing.”
Justice League stars Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Ezra Miller as Barry Allen/The Flash, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg, Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Ciaran Hinds as Steppenwolf, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Amber Heard as Mera, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, J.K. Simmons as Commissioner James Gordon, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Connie Nielsen as Queen Hippolyta, Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko and Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor.
“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.”