WarnerMedia has announced that the definitive version of 2017’s DC superhero mash-up, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, will be available to stream on HBO Max on Thursday, March 18. While the original plan was to cut the four-hour feature into a multi-part TV series, Snyder decided that it would make more sense to release his magnum opus as a single, extremely long movie.
“In ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE, determined to ensure Superman’s (Henry Cavill) ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) aligns forces with Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions,” a synopsis reads.
“The task proves more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each of the recruits must face the demons of their own pasts to transcend that which has held them back, allowing them to come together, finally forming an unprecedented league of heroes. Now united, Batman (Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Cyborg (Ray Fisher) and The Flash (Ezra Miller) may be too late to save the planet from Steppenwolf, DeSaad and Darkseid and their dreadful intentions.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League is the culmination of a years-long campaign from DCEU fans who were traumatized by Joss Whedon’s version and demanded to see the original cut of the film, which was butchered in the editing room and lost numerous pivotal scenes. You can check out three new teaser posters for the film below, which were released today to celebrate the HBO Max announcement.