Apparently those Justice League re-shoots had a bit to do with a tone shift for Cyborg. Now let’s be honest there’s no doubt that both Batman v Superman and Man of Steel had issues with being lighthearted so should it be surprising that at least one of the seven still suffered a bit from that? Considering the fact that the director who has stepped in to help finish the feature, Joss Whedon, is known for the personality he injects this sounds real. Just look at both his Avengers movies hint: for better or worse they have a lot of humor in them.
I know that with Ray [Fisher], the young man who plays Victor, there were some adjustments that they made in terms of the tone of that character. I think what I heard was that there was a need from the studio to lighten up the film in a way, that the film felt too dark. I don’t know what that meant in terms of how it actually got translated in terms of the reshoots but that’s what I heard. That’s what I thought some of the reshoots were about.
- Joe Morton
I think there’s a point to be made here. If Wonder Woman and Suicide Squad, and I hate grouping good with bad flicks, taught the studio execs anything it’s this: fun with personality sells. People want to like and root for their heroes, even as they deal with some darker material here and there. I think Joe Morton (Terminator 2: Judgement Day) revealed a solid tidbit, and it more than makes sense in my mind.
But what do you think? Will Cyborg get lighthearted in the final version of the feature? Do you want him to?
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