After more than two years of campaigning, the #ReleasetheSnyderCut community can claim victory after Warner Media announced it'll bring Zack Snyder's cut of Justice League to HBO Max. "I want to thank HBO Max and Warner Brothers for this brave gesture of supporting artists and allowing their true visions to be realized. Also a special thank you to all of those involved in the SnyderCut movement for making this a reality," said Snyder.
"Since I got here 14 months ago, the chant to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut has been a daily drumbeat in our offices and inboxes. Well, the fans have asked, and we are thrilled to finally deliver. At the end of the day, it really is all about them and we are beyond excited to be able to release Zack's ultimate vision for this film in 2021. This could never have happened if it weren't for the hard work and combined efforts of the teams at HBO Max and Warner Bros. Pictures," said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, Warner Media Entertainment and Direct-To-Consumer in a statement.
"When Zack and Debbie shared the extraordinary vision of where Zack wanted to take Justice League, my team and our counterparts at Warner Bros. took it as a mission to solve the many issues that stood in the way," said Kevin Reilly, Chief Content Officer at HBO Max, President, TNT, TBS and truTV. "Thanks to the partnership at Warner Bros. and the relentless pursuit of the entire WarnerMax team we are able to deliver this incredibly exciting moment for Zack, the fans and HBO Max."
"Thanks to the efforts of a lot people, we're excited to bring fans this highly anticipated version of Justice League," said Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. "This feels like the right time to share Zack's story, and HBO Max is the perfect platform for it. We're glad the creative planets aligned, allowing us to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut."
The #ReleasetheSnyderCut faithful are taking a victory lap around the internet. You can see some of heir reactions here:
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HOOLY SH*T YOU GUYS ROCK!!— Tony #ReleaseTheSnyderCut (@Rebel_V_) May 20, 2020
Thank you so much for making it happen and believing in @ZackSnyder
And please bring him back for more DC movies🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻#ReleaseTheSnyderCut #ZackSnydersJusticeLeague https://t.co/mdmS507C2F