WB Reportedly Considered Firing Zack Snyder From "Justice League" After "BvS"

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Oh, “Justice League.” If there ever was a final nail in the coffin for the WB and the DCEU it might as well be this film.  It wasn’t meant to be that way. The film was supposed to expand the DCEU in numerous directions and with a slew of films. However, with such a catastrophic production and rumors of reshoots, did we expect anything otherwise? This wasn't going to be a critical darling, Snyder fans were gonna hate on Whedon, and Whedon fans were gonna hate on Snyder, and, nous voici, we don't know where it's all headed anymore. 

The Wrap made waves today by publishing a scathing behind-the-scenes of what was happening in “Justice League.” Warner Bros. executive Greg Silverman is said to have given carte-blanche, creative freedom, to  Zack Snyder. Did he not learn from the mistakes of “Man Of Steel” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice,” those films damaged the DCEU. Hell, the report says that after ‘Batman v Superman’ the WB was pleading with Silverman to have Snyder removed from “Justice League.” Why was he kept? They wanted to limit damage control and show the public that "everything was under control." Jesus. 
We all know about the CGI that was used to remove Henry Cavill's mustache, instead of pushing the movie back and waiting for him to shave it off post-M:I6, the folks over at the WB were more concerned with their bonuses, because “… If they pushed the movie, then their bonuses would have been pushed to the following year and they might not still be at the studio,” an insider told the trade. In other words, AT&T‘s acquisition of Warner Bros. was on their minds.
As The Playlist mentions: "As one insider notes, shortly after Snyder approved of Joss Whedon to come in and help lighten up the tone, “It stopped being a good situation on any level.” Snyder’s daughter tragically committed suicide, and Snyder, who initially looked to the film as a “refuge” from the pain his family was going through, eventually stepped down. This was the point when many felt the release date should’ve been pushed, but the studio pressed on with Whedon."
Snyder is no longer with Warner Bros. superhero movies, but is still developing the war drama “The Last Photograph.” for the studio. Wanna bet it's scratched off? Whedon is still working on “Batgirl,”which seems promising given he's a surer hand than Snyder and that the film has been his dream project for decades.
The difference between the passion Marvel brings to their films, as compared to DC is mountainous. Feige and co. are still people who care. Feige is the real deal. He just cares so much about the characters and comics. He had to make big bucks and that is why he pitched it to foreign places, but at the core he wanted to do well. The WB needs somebody like that.

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