Warner Bros. House Entertainment tweeted a Dusky Historical past Month tribute on the unusual time “spotlighting some of our accepted DC characters” including Will Smith’s Deadshot, Jurnee Smollett’s Dusky Canary and Idris Elba’s Bloodsport. Followers started responding with photos of Ray Fisher as Cyborg in Warner Bros. Justice League and despatched #IStandWithRayFisher trending on Twitter.
It wasn’t lengthy before Fisher himself chimed in, retweeting the Warners put up with the message, “OR….possibilities are you’ll well are attempting spotlighting an apology to the non-fictional Dusky of us struggling from your firm’s racist and discriminatory practices.”
Warner Bros. declined comment.
OR….possibilities are you’ll well are attempting spotlighting an apology to the non-fictional Dusky of us struggling from your firm’s racist and discriminatory practices 🤷🏽♂️ https://t.co/8XATzekxar
— Ray Fisher (@ray8fisher) February 19, 2022
Fisher has over and over called out the studio and director Joss Whedon, who replaced Zack Snyder on Justice League, tearing into the studio on social media for what he called Whedon’s “tainted and abusive” habits on the movie and the reinforce Whedon obtained from Warners’ Toby Emmerich, producers Geoff Johns and Jon Berg and D.C. Movies boss Walter Hamada. WarnerMedia performed an interior probe in tiring 2020 at Fisher’s urging and later announced that the “investigation into the Justice League movie has concluded and remedial dash has been taken.”
WarnerMedia Studios CEO Ann Sarnoff addressed the topic in March of ultimate year.
“Our investigator, Judge Katherine Forrest, has issued statements particularly about Walter Hamada, asserting that there was as soon as no proof of interference by Walter in the investigation. She talked about that the cuts made in the Joss Whedon version of Justice League were now not racially-motivated. We took it very severely, so we hired one amongst the tip investigators in the market and gave her a immense quantity of leeway,” Sarnoff talked about in an interview with Fluctuate.
It’s now not the major time Fisher has ripped Warner Bros. on social media. When, in the wake of the Derek Chavin trial verdict final year, the studio voiced its “dedication to be a phase of the solution by the utilization of our platforms…to design racial fairness and social justice,” Fisher replied ““How f*cking DARE YOU @WarnerMedia?!?!?! Oh, now I’m pissed…”
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