DC Comics artist and writer Jim Lee attended the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo today and during his Q&A panel, a fan went on to ask him if the rumor was true that Justice League director Zack Snyder was fired by Warner Bros. from the movie’s production.
Lee goes on to say that Snyder was not fired at all, that he stepped down from the production due to a family matter as far as he knew, along with answering that fan’s question, Lee also went on to talk on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the criticism towards the interpretation of the characters.
Jim Lee responded first in regards to the Snyder conjecture: that he was not fired at all and that he stepped down from the production due to a family matter, as far as he knew. Then he talked a little bit about Batman v Superman first prefacing that while his favourite Batman film is The Dark Knight, he loves every interpretation of the character. He then said that he thought Snyder did a good job in re-interpreting both Batman and Superman in making them relevant and updated for a modern world and thought that the film overall was solid.
Finally he said that when it came to movie-going audiences, he felt that some of them might not really like how the movie portrayed the characters, and that it would be divisive despite how it was part of the story. Thus, he felt half of the audience would absolutely love it, and that the other half “would not care for it very much”.
To read Lee’s full responds regarding Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, head over the the original post on Reddit.com/r/DC_Cinematic.