While the idea that Darkseid was originally slated to appear in Snyder’s Justice League has been known since the era of the film’s production, the director has provided definitive confirmation of the character’s Snyder Cut restoration with a teaser image of his heretofore missing version of the despot himself in all his destructive glory.
He's coming… to HBO Max pic.twitter.com/tthWwAqzWp
— Zack Snyder (@ZackSnyder) May 27, 2020
The seemingly savage-looking version of Darkseid depicted in the image provided by Snyder is the version that was originally designed to appear in Justice League, as voiced by actor Ray Porter. Of course, studio Warner Bros. did not like the direction Snyder was headed, and intervened. Thus, after a personal tragedy forced Snyder to cede the director’s chair to Joss Whedon, the