Colbert reimagines Zack Snyder’s Justice League post-credit scene
Zack Snyder’s Justice League ends with a strong thirty minutes committed to the future of a franchise that isn’t going to occur. The post-credits scene from the 2017 variation — in which Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) gets Deathstroke (played by Joe Manganiello) for his Legion of Doom — is now part of the runtime. Then audiences get a brand-new Knightmare series starring Jared Leto’s Joker (as a nod to David Ayer’s Suicide Team). Then Martian Manhunter appears to state “They call me Martian Manhunter” prior to flying away. It’s all rather a lot!
Sadly, Snyder’s tease won’t most likely settle: As WarnerMedia Studios CEO Ann Sarnoff informed Range on Monday, there are no strategies to sequelize the four-hour movie. “With [the release of Justice League on HBO Max] comes the completion of his trilogy. We’re very happy we’ve done this, but we’re very excited about the plans we have for all the multi-dimensional DC characters that are being developed right now.”
However a minimum of someone saw prospective in the now-infamous Luthor-Deathstroke after-credits scene: Stephen Colbert. Wishing to squeeze a bit more life out of the Justice League 2, the late-night TELEVISION host launched his own “Colbert cut” of the scene, permitting him to play out how everything might have actually gone if there’d just been more time. More time in a four-hour cut of the film. 4 hours.
What begins as an interrogation of Deathstroke’s entire offer takes off into a history lesson in the acquisition shuffling of superhero IP for many years. Dumb? Yes. Amusing? Yes. Bound to upset a subsection of Snyder Cut fans? Probably. However to price estimate a line that the Joker does not state in Justice League: We reside in a society.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.