While the DC cinematic universe has never seen a Justice League, that doesn't mean it has been without heroes or protection from interstellar threats. The debut trailer for the film refers to a previous age of heroes, and many aspects of those forces will come into play as members of the League. If a recent theory is right, though, there might be another hero in play soon enough.
In the trailer, a previous age of heroes is referred to, and fans see that play out via an epic fight battle sequence that pits Darkseid's forces against the Amazons. Some eagle-eyed Reddit viewers noticed something else in the footage, however, pointing to two unique characters off in the distance. Specifically, there are two winged beings flying by the incoming ships and towards the mountain. Now, you could easily dismiss this as more Parademons, perhaps just catching the light in the right way. That could very well be the case, but if you look at the enlarged image their wings seem bright white in comparison to the gunmetal metallics of the Parademons.
There are also two of them flying about, and some of the laser fire is actually heading towards them. It would seem to indicate that perhaps the Thanagarians also played a part in this early alliance, and if so could set the stage for Hawkman or Hawkgirl coming aboard the league in the future.
It's actually a pretty compelling case, but judge the images for yourself in the gallery.
In Justice League, fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Justice League is directed by Zack Snyder, from a screenplay by Chris Terrio, and features an ensemble cast that includes Ben Affleck (Batman), Henry Cavill (Superman), Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), Ezra Miller (The Flash), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Ray Fisher (Cyborg), Ciarán Hinds (Steppenwolf), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Diane Lane (Martha Kent), Jeremy Irons (Alfred Pennyworth), J.K. Simmons (Commissioner Gordon), Amber Heard (Mera), Kiersey Clemons (Iris West) and Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor).
DC and Warner Bros. have a full slate ahead, with Teen Titans: The Judas Contract coming first on April 4, 2017. After that it's time for Wonder Woman on June 2, 2017, followed by Justice League on November 17, 2017. The Batman is expected sometime in 2018, with The Flash debuting on March 23, 2018. Aquaman is set for October 5, 2018, and Nightwing's solo feature is due sometime in 2019.
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