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Details emerge on Cyborg’s solo movie and Justice League appearance

August 16th, 2017 by Dave Bowling Comments

Regardless of whether you think he belongs in a JLA movie or not (personally I was hoping for him to head up a Teen Titans flick), Cyborg looks pretty damn awesome in the artwork and footage so far released for Justice League.

Earlier this week, actor Joe Morton, playing Dr Silas Stone, had a few minutes to talk about Cyborg and whether the character’s son Victor feels any resentment for being turned into the DC equivalent of Robocop:

Yeah, some of that still exists in the film where Victor sort of feels like, ‘yes you saved my life, but look what you made me look like. I can’t go out and be a regular person.’ He has no alias, nothing to hide behind. So what I think is great about that idea is you begin, in a metaphoric way, sort of talking about what it means to be “the other” in society. Even if you have something tremendous to contribute to society, the first thing that most social situations will do is ostracise you because you look different because they don’t know who or what you are. So I think that’s a big deal in this film for that character, and for Silas, and makes for  interesting film-making.

While a Cyborg stand-alone movie was announced back in 2014, nothing seems to have moved forward as of yet. Morton was also asked about this, and whether the project is still active. He said:

As far as I know it is still happening. I believe, although I’m not entirely sure, that it should start sometime around 2020. That seems to be a wonderful metaphoric year for these Cyborgs.

Morton also confirmed that he has signed on for a total of  three movies:

It was set up as a three picture deal. The first being Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, the second one being Justice League and the third one being the Cyborg film. So that’s how it’s been set up, but it’s all contingent on how these movies do. And so far, Wonder Woman did really well, and we’re hoping that Justice League does equally as well.

Okay, so the three-movie deal isn’t as good as we were hoping. Fair enough, it includes the handful of seconds of screentime in BvS. But still, it means that Vic Stone might just be getting his own standalone flick in three years. Maybe he’ll run into one Richard Grayson, formerly of Wayne Manor, and the two will start up their own super-squad? Who knows, right?

I miss Raven…

Source: Comic Book Movie

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Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...

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