It’s thanks to the concept artist JSMarantz that we can show you today some splendid design studios dedicated to the look of the terrible Darkseid, Tyrant of Apokolips, which at least at the beginning, to the artist’s taste, should have appeared much more frightening and particular, close to the style of Steppenwolf.
As explained in the description, the concepts at the bottom of the news are “of the earliest versions of the character“designed for the Zack Snyder’s Justice League, “less classic and ceremonious and more inventive “, so much so that for example “there is no iconic Uxas element“.
Set after the events of Batman v Superman, the plot of Justice League sees Bruce Wayne determined to make sure Superman’s final sacrifice was not in vain: for this reason he joins forces with Diana Prince in order to recruit a team of metahumans, in order to protect the world from an imminent threat of catastrophic proportions. The task turns out to be more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each candidate must face the demons of their past. And when they are finally together, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg e Flash they may be overdue to save the planet from Steppenwolf, DeSaad and Darkseid and their dire intentions.
The colossal cast of the film includes Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ray Fisher, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons, Joe Manganiello, Amber Heard as Mera and Jared Leto as Joker. The screenplay was written by Chris Terrio, Oscar winner for Argo, from a story by Chris Terrio, Zack Snyder and Will Beall; among the executive producers are Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas, Wesley Coller, Jim Rowe, Curtis Kanemoto, Chris Terrio e Ben Affleck.
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