'Zack Snyder's Justice League' star says the Snyder Cut's Amazon scene ''felt so much more significant and symbolic for all of the women' than the 2017 theatrical version
Samantha Win told Insider she wasn't expecting her scenes in "ZSJL" to feel different, but felt better about her performance after watching.news.yahoo.com
New this week: 'Justice League,' 'Country Comfort' & scandal
This combination of photos shows promotional art for the Netflix series Country Comfort, debuting on Friday, left, "Zack Snyders Justice League," premiering March 18, center, and Operation Varsity Blues, a documentary about the college admissions scandal, premiering March 17 on Netflix. (Netflix/HBO Max/Netflix via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Four years after “Justice League” underwhelmed both critics and audiences, filmmaker Zack Snyder has come back to finish what he started. — Loretta Lynn’s new album is a celebration of women in country music and it features collaborations with Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Margo Price. — Katherine McPhee, of TV’s “American Idol” and “Smash,” plays an aspiring country singer, Bailey, who’s suffered career and personal setbacks in the Netflix series “Country Comfort,” debuting Friday.
"Buffy" actresses come forward with accusations of abuse against Joss Whedon
Prominent television and film maker Joss Whedon has been accused of abuse from actresses who worked with him on the set of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Representatives for Whedon didn't immediately respond to a request from CBS News on Friday. Actress Charisma Carpenter, who played Cordelia Chase, was the first person from the show to bring forward the allegations. Michelle Trachtenberg, who played Buffy's younger sister in the series, also leveled accusations against Whedon, saying he did not display "appropriate behavior" around her as a teenager. While quoting Carpenter's accusations on Twitter, Amber Benson called the set of Buffy a "toxic environment and it starts at the top."cbsnews.com
Film, TV maker Joss Whedon faces 'Buffy' actor abuse claims
Whedon, the prominent film and TV creator who faced a claim of abusive behavior on the set of Justice League, drew criticism Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, from actors who worked with him on Buffy the Vampire Slayer including Gellar and Carpenter. Whedon didnt immediately respond to a request for comment. “While I am proud to have my name associated with Buffy Summers, I don’t want to be forever associated with the name Joss Whedon,” Gellar wrote. The company said then that “remedial action” had been taken, but did not go into specifics. Last month his character Cyborg was removed from appearing in the upcoming “Flash” film, which Carpenter said was the last straw for her.
Zack Snyder's 'Justice League' will debut March 18 on HBO Max
The long-awaited "Snyder Cut" of "Justice League" will arrive on HBO Max on March 18. When "Justice League" was released in 2017, it was marred by harsh critical reviews. The telecommunications company, which owns WarnerMedia, reported that HBO and HBO Max now have a combined 41.5 million domestic subscribers, up 20% from 34.6 million a year prior. Of the 37.7 million HBO Max-eligible subscribers, 30 million came from wholesalers and 6.8 million were through retail channels. This means that nearly half of HBO subscribers who were eligible to get HBO Max have not signed up yet.cnbc.com
Actor says 'Justice League' director Whedon was 'abusive'
Fisher, who played Cyborg in the DC Comics film, Justice League", directed by Whedon, tweeted Wednesday that Whedon's treatment of the cast and crew was unprofessional and completely unacceptable. Whedon has not responded to Fisher on social media, and emails seeking comment were not immediately returned. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES Actor Ray Fisher says director Joss Whedon's behavior was abusive on the set of the 2017 film Justice League.Joss Wheadons on-set treatment of the cast and crew of Justice League was gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable, Fisher, who played the young superhero Cyborg in the DC Comics film, tweeted Wednesday. At the time of his departure, Warner Bros. said Snyder was stepping away to be with his family following the death of his 20-year-old daughter. In May, Warner Bros. announced that Snyder's long director's cut of Justice League would appear next year on the streaming service HBO Max, something fans had lobbied for since the film's original release with the hashtag ReleaseTheSnyderCut.