It took a while, but it's safe to say that Zack Snyder's Justice League will finally arrive this month. The famous director's cut has been the subject of headlines ever since the disappointing outing of the theatrical version of the film in 2017. This was further amplified when it was announced last May that the Snyder Cut will officially debut on HBO Max.
As expected, Snyder has been at the forefront of his film's marketing from the beginning, sharing numerous teasers and reveals that dialed more hype for its eventual premiere on the streaming service. The visionary director heavily confirmed that his Justice League will differ from the big-screen version of the film, and some unique aspects of his cut were later showcased in the official trailer of the Snyder Cut.
As the premiere of Zack Snyder's Justice League inches closer, the marketing for the film has ramped up, and a new batch of posters has arrived to serve as a fitting reminder towards the cut's HBO Max debut.
TWO NEW POSTERS FOR THE SNYDER CUT
Zack Snyder shared a brand-new poster for his Justice League, showcasing a fresh look at the members of the superhero team.
Meanwhile, another poster featuring a different glimpse at the six members of the Justice League was also revealed by the official Twitter account of the film.
Batman is notably front and center, joined by Superman and Wonder Woman on his left and right, and Cyborg, Aquaman, and The Flash behind them.
BATMAN LEADS THE WAY FOR THE JUSTICE LEAGUE
No doubt, these latest posters provide a fascinating look at DC's greatest superheroes. Before the premiere of the 2017 film, the hype in seeing all the six DC heroes together was at an all-time high, but the dismal outing of the team on the big screen derailed that momentum. Now, it looks like Snyder wants to erase that feeling, and showing off the heroes in these promotional images is certainly one way to do it.
Based on the positioning of the characters combined with previous reveals from Snyder, it makes narrative sense for Ben Affleck's Batman to lead the charge in the fight against Steppenwolf and the forces of Apokolips, considering the futurist approach of the character. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice already established the plot point that Batman will be the one to assemble the Justice League, and it will be interesting to find out how his strategy will be different in Zack Snyder's Justice League.
Originally intended to be released as a series, Justice League is now poised to be viewed as a four-hour-long film, and this creates ample time to expand the backstory of each member of the superhero team. This is another example of how the Snyder Cut is set apart from the theatrical cut, mainly because the runtime of the latter was trimmed down to only two hours.
Meanwhile, the black and white color palette of the posters isn't coincidental due to the latest reveal of Snyder that his cut will also receive a Justice is Gray version. In a way, these posters should serve as a teaser for that iteration.
Another takeaway from the palette is the different font style of the title card for Zack Snyder's Justice League. Not much is known if this will be the final version of the title, but it looks stunning regardless. While it might be somewhat similar to the font style of the 2017 film, the strong typeface should allude to the Snyder Cut's hard-fought journey over the years.
Overall, this latest promotional development from Zack Snyder's Justice League should generate more excitement for longtime fans of the DC superhero team.