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Is Ray Fisher’s Cyborg finished at DC/Warners?

March 19th, 2019 by Marc Comments

Well, it looks like we might – big emphasis on ‘might’ – be loosing another member of the Justice League.

While Gal Gadot and Jason Momoa seem to have cemented themselves in the roles of Wonder Woman and Aquaman, we’ve reported that Ben Affleck has stepped down as Batman (hasn’t he?) and Henry Cavill may be gone as Superman – be be replaced by Supergirl – and only last week we reported that Ezra Miller may be stepping down as Flash over script issues (here) so with that, the only one left is Ray Fisher as Cyborg.

Fisher was one of the standout characters in Justice League and is the only one who has not had or been tipped for a standalone movie in recent time.

And now I’m hearing he may be leaving the role too.

A source – we know, we know – at Warners says “The Cyborg film is never going to happen at this point, as the studio has zero interest right now in continuing Victor Stone’s story on the big screen. That includes featuring him in a supporting or cameo capacity in another hero’s movie. To put it frankly, we’ve been told that the studio just doesn’t care about making any more projects with Fisher.”

That’s really, really harsh.

Now, on the flip side, with the character having recently joined the cast of Doom Patrol over on DC Universe – played by Joivan Wade, I suspected this may be the case.

Now, to keep hope alive, we heard rumours last August to the effect that Fisher is done in the role, but the actor had this to say on Twitter:

So I’ll be watching his social media closely.

However…

With the recent restructuring at Warner DC seeming to mean the DC movies, while in the same world, will not focus on cameos and crossovers, with Cyborg not currently linked to a standalone, then I’d have to assume this is true.

And that sucks as I really thought Fisher had a lot to offer as Cyborg.

However, with Warner Bros chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara stepping down over sexual misconduct accusations, the future of the DC universe may still have a few more twists and turns ahead.

Source: We Got This Covered

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….