'Justice League': Zack Snyder calls Ray Fisher 'heart' of the film, fans hope Cyborg gets a standalone movie
In a touching post when Ray Fisher thanked Zack Snyder for giving him such a big opportunity, the filmmaker called the actor the heart of 'Justice League'
The noise around Zack Snyder's 'Justice League' cut refuses to die down. Ever since the filmmaker announced that his cut of the film would release on HBO Max, new bits and pieces of information about the film have been finding their way to the internet.
Recently, Ray Fisher shared a new Cyborg image with a heartwarming caption and Snyder spoke out in support of his actor, calling him the 'heart' of the film. Snyder has always firmly maintained that Cyborg had a more prominent role to play in the film, and Fisher's latest photo seems to support that idea. A lot of footage had been cut from the film and several storylines had been excised from the script by Joss Whedon, who had stepped in after Snyder left the project due to a personal tragedy.
Fisher wrote, "I don't praise Chris Terrio and @ZackSnyder for simply putting me in Justice League. I praise them for EMPOWERING me (a black man with no film credits to his name) with a seat at the creative table and input on the framing of the Stones before there was even a script! #BORGLIFE." Snyder responded with a tweet, "You, Ray are the heart of my film."
Fans were touched by this and responded, "Can’t wait to see @ray8fisher have the opportunity to shine..." Another wrote, "Cool. He’s barely in the one we saw." One more fan tweeted, "I really happy that the first time I see Justice League it will be Zack Snyder's cut." Another said, "Calling it now, Cyborg directed by Zack Snyder, bookmark it."
At the premiere of Aquaman, Fisher had told Comicbook.com his expectations from a Cyborg film, if it materialized. "One of the things is that we have so much technology, we as human beings are so dependant on technology, that the potential for Cyborg is almost limitless with what he could do," he explained. "We're talking about a guy who could, if he wanted to, could launch all the nukes with just a thought. He could stop all the cyber-terrorism in the world if that was what his aim was because you don't have people running and knocking over banks the way they used to. You're not going and holding them up, you're getting on your keyboard and you're handling it that way. I think to be able to see that shift and have it be a real world, in time view of where we're at in technology would be the most effective thing we could do."