Gal Gadot and Ben Affleck are heading up the team of metahumans, with new heroes Aquaman, the Flash and Cyborg when Justice League hits the Movie Junction screen this week.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince (Gal Gadot), 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.
DC and Warner Bros announced Momoa as Arthur Curry, the Atlantean king and underwater hero, more than three years ago, planning to introduce him in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Although the three metahumans who join Batman and Wonder Woman in Justice League didn’t figure into the plot of the 2016 Superman sequel, the filmmakers wanted to give fans a glimpse of their upcoming versions of Aquaman, the Flash and Cyborg.
They shot one scene of Momoa as Aquaman, and then enlisted Ray Fisher as Cyborg and Ezra Miller as the Flash during production of Dawn of Justice.
“It was a learning experience because we actually shot that underwater,” Deborah Snyder told the Los Angeles Times. “After we shot it Zack said, ‘Are you kidding me? We can’t shoot all these [underwater] scenes.’… read more