Cyborg comic screenwriter comments on controversy of the film

Cyborg comic screenwriter comments on controversy of the film
Cyborg comic screenwriter comments on controversy of the film

Author positioned himself on the classic catchphrase of the character!

Even though it was released in 2017, Justice League it doesn’t come out from under the spotlight. On the one hand, we finally have the launch of Zack Snyder’s cut for the film. On the other hand, more details about the charges of racism and bad behavior on the part of Joss Whedon are beginning to be released. We recently discovered that Ray Fisher, actor who played the Cyborg, did not mean the hero’s iconic catchphrase (“Booyah!“), For considering a strange phrase for the only black character in the film.

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, the author David F. Walker, who worked for DC Comics writing the HQ of Ciborgue at the stage of New 52, joined the campaign #IStandWithRayFisher, positioning himself in favor of the actor. He explained that he was obliged to use the hero’s catchphrase in the comics, but he was bothered by it. When he tried to object to the editorial board, he was ignored:

“For the record: I had no problem seeing Luke Cage saying ‘Sweet Christmas!’ [‘Cacetada!’], but every time I had to write ‘Booyah’ for Cyborg, it overwhelmed my soul. My objections fell on deaf ears and in the end, I ended up losing my soul. #IStandWithRayFisher ”

David also mentions the classic catchphrase of Luke Cage, gives Marvel. In the comics, the character usually speaks the phrase “Sweet Christmas!” (which, in literal translation, means ‘Doce Natal!’, but was officially translated in Brazil as ‘Cacetada!’). For him, the phrase does not have an offensive content, unlike ‘Booyah!’

David F. Walker wrote the Cyborg phase of the DC Comics Renaissance.

Walker wrote the prestigious Cyborg phase during the reboot From New 52. In this phase, the character gained a new importance in the context of the publisher, having become one of the main members of the Justice League (something that really inspired the film of Zack Snyder). The magazine was received with enthusiasm by the fans of the character, for going deeper into the life and personality of Victor Stone.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League it can still be rented on digital platforms, for a limited time. Afterwards, the film will only be available when the HBO Max is released in Brazil in June this year.

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