Last week, Warner Bros. officially announced that Zack Snyder's Justice League is coming to the HBO Max streaming service in 2021. Whereas the version which played in cinemas in 2017 was a Frankenstein-ed movie which had been heavily reshot by Joss Whedon, this one will be Snyder's original vision, and the studio is even forking out for expensive VFX and post-production work so he can complete it properly.
Now that the #ReleaseTheSnyderCut movement has succeeded, though, there's been a sudden increase in support to #ReleaseTheAyerCut. That is, of course, a reference to 2016's Suicide Squad movie, and while it's no secret that David Ayer's film was drastically altered by Warner Bros., the interest in seeing what he had planned for Task Force X is definitely there.
In recent weeks, the filmmaker has dropped some major bombshells about what he had planned for Suicide Squad before the studio ordered reshoots and hired trailer editing companies to lighten the tone of his movie, and it's clear that what fans ended up seeing most definitely wasn't what he wanted to deliver. Plus, after coming under fire for so long, it's easy to see why Ayer is finally speaking out.
From a completely different beginning and ending to ties to Zack Snyder's Justice League, you might be surprised by what sort of movie Suicide Squad could have ended up being...