Last week it was announced that Walter Hamada has renewed his contract as president of DC Films and will remain in office until 2023.
Ray Fisher, the Cyborg of the “ Justice League ”, criticized the decision on his Twitter profile and revealed that he would not be working in DC while Walter Hamada was in charge of the studio – resulting in the removal of his character from “ Flash ”. .
Now the actor has revolted against The Wrap for saying the actor stepped down from the role – after all, if he promised not to work with the DC director, he wouldn’t be returning as a character.
“I strongly suggest that TheWrap edit this article immediately. While I appreciate the journalist’s undying desire to please @wbpictures and Walter Hamada, it is factually inaccurate. I haven’t publicly given up on anything, ”the actor said.
I strongly suggest that @TheWrap edit this post immediately.
While I appreciate the journalist’s undying desire to do @wbpictures and Walter Hamada auctions, it is factually inaccurate.
I haven’t publicly resigned from anything.
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– Ray Fisher (@ ray8fisher) January 7, 2021
Fisher suggested that Hamada be investigated for abusive behavior behind the scenes of the film.
In the post, the star points out that Hamada also worked with Geoff Johns, a producer who is being investigated internally by Warner for the same reason.
Fisher seemed annoyed to say that Warner “forgot to mention that Hamada was working with Johns at the same time as the” Justice League “remakes, when the abuse episodes were reported.
He also clarified that he should say more in the future.
“It’s weird how these reactionary ads from Warner Bros. always forget to mention that Walter Hamada was working directly with Geoff Johns and Toby Emmerich (in ‘Shazam!’) DURING the remakes of ‘Justice League’. More soon. “
It’s weird how those reactionary announcements from @wbpictures always forget to mention that Walter Hamada was working directly with Geoff Johns and Toby Emmerich (on Shazam) DURING Justice League covers …
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– Ray Fisher (@ ray8fisher) January 6, 2021
Fisher had previously said he would never work with Hamada again because of his lies.
“Walter Hamada is the most dangerous type of liar there is. His lies and the September 4 contact from the Warner Bros. press office. were aimed at undermining the real issues behind the Justice League investigation. I will not participate in any film produced by him, ”he said.
Walter Hamada is the most dangerous type of facilitator.
His lies, and WB PR’s failed September 4 hit play, sought to undermine the very real issues with the Justice League investigation.
I will not participate in any production associated with him.
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– Ray Fisher (@ ray8fisher) December 30, 2020
Actor Ray Fisher has made serious accusations against director Joss Whedon, claiming executive producers Geoff Johns and Jon Berg allowed “disgusting and abusive” behavior while filming “Justice League”.
“Joss Whedon’s treatment on set with the cast and crew of the ‘Justice League’ was disgusting, abusive, unprofessional and totally unacceptable. This was allowed, in many ways, by Geoff Johns and Jon Berg. Responsibility> Entertainment, ”he says.
Joss Wheadon’s on-set treatment of the Justice League cast and crew was rude, abusive, unprofessional and totally unacceptable.
It was empowered, in many ways, by Geoff Johns and Jon Berg.
– Ray Fisher (@ ray8fisher) July 1, 2020
Shortly after, director Kevin Smith backed actor Ray Fisher and revealed more details about Joss Whedon’s behavior on the “ Justice League ” set.
According to him, there were already backstage stories that Joss Whedon was “denigrating” Zack Snyder’s work.
In the most recent episode of the Fatman Beyond podcast, Kevin Smith endorsed Fisher’s comments:
“One day I visited the set of The Ascension Skywalker, and I was talking to people who had worked on both versions of Justice League. Special effects specialists said Joss used to say bad things about Zack’s version [Snyder]. He cut, threw and was negative about the version of Zack he had watched and all of these people had done together. They said the whole thing was very toxic, ”he said.
The actor who lived the Cyborg even claimed that executive producer Geoff Johns even threatened his career. After the complaint, Warner Bros. began an investigation to uncover the truth behind the allegations.
Whedon and Johns have remained silent after Fisher’s claims in July.
However, recently Warner Bros. said the actor is not cooperating with investigations.
Read the full statement from Warner Bros:
In July, representatives for Ray Fisher asked DC Films President Walter Hamada to speak to Mr. Fisher about his concerns during the production of “Justice League.” The two had already spoken out when Mr Hamada asked him to rehearse his role as Cyborg in The Flash, along with other members of the Justice League. In his July conversation, Mr. Fisher pointed out disagreements with the film’s creative team regarding his portrayal of Cyborg and complained that the suggested revisions to the script had not been passed. Mr. Hamada explained that creative differences are an integral part of the production process and that the writer / director of a film should ultimately be responsible for these issues. Notably, Mr. Hamada also told Mr. Fisher that he would bring his concerns to WarnerMedia so that they could investigate.
Although Mr. Fisher never alleged misconduct against him, WarnerMedia nonetheless opened an investigation into concerns he had raised about his character’s portrayal. Still not satisfied, Fisher insisted that WarnerMedia hire an independent investigator. This investigator has made several attempts to meet with Mr. Fisher to discuss his concerns, but so far Mr. Fisher has refused to speak to the investigator. Warner Bros. remains committed to the responsibility and well-being of each member of the cast and crew in each of their productions. He also remains committed to investigating any specific and credible allegations of misconduct, which Fisher has so far failed to provide.
Remember that the role of the Cyborg has been drastically reduced in the Whedon remakes, but Zack Snyder has promised he will give the character the prominence he deserves in the film’s new cut, which is set to debut in 2021 on HBO Max.
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