After a rough start with the middling reviews that greeted Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and the critical mauling Suicide Squad received. This Summer’s Wonder Woman starring Gal Gadot was widely deemed a significant step in the right direction, offering some of the narrative cohesion and clarity DC fans have been craving, along with a more distinctive visual palette.
Now this November, our attention will turn to the grand assembling of Justice League and this latest look at the comic book blockbuster is certainly more assured in tone than the previous footage we’ve seen.
We get a real sense of the film’s big bad too, Steppenwolf played by Ciaran Hinds who makes his presence felt on Themyscira, as Ben Affleck’s Batman looks to assemble his superhuman team and fend off the great threat.
Director Zack Snyder stepped down in tragic circumstances back in May as the project braced itself for reshoots, with Avengers Assemble helmer Joss Whedon stepping in.
Also starring Ezra Miller’s The Flash, Jason Momoa’s Aquaman, Ray Fisher’s Cyborg and Jeremy Irons as Alfred. Justice League swoops into cinemas on 17th November 2017.
‘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.’