Fans march on Warner Brothers in Burbank, demand Snyder cut of Justice League

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Jan 7, 2018, 11:50 AM EST (Updated)

A little over 12 DC fans marched on Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, California, earlier today, demanding "Justice" for Zack Snyder. Their ultimate goal is for the company to release Snyder's cut of Justice Leauge, which was heavily reshot and rewritten by Joss Whedon after Snyder left the production last year to grieve the death of his daughter. The movie was poorly received by critics upon its release in November, failing at the box office and prompting fans (who include Kevin Smith and the film's original director of photography, Fabian Wagner) to start voicing their desire to see Snyder's original vision for the project. In fact, a petition requesting just that got over 132,000 signatures. 

The "march" was really more of a photo shoot where fans held up a banner reading "#ReleaseTheSnyderCut." It was organized by YouTube personality ITZMOE on Facebook.

"**ABSOLUTELY NO SHIRTS/ SIGNS INSULTING WB/ JOSS/ ETC. WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE PHOTO!*** We want to show support for Zack Snyder, so we want to focus on our support and love for him and his work, NOT dissing others, so DO NOT bring shirts/ signs insulting others or you won't be allowed in the photo," reads part of the event's description. "We don't want to embarrass Zack and give Zack Snyder fans a bad name. We want to show him how much we appreciate him and make this a photo that he would be happy to share. PLEASE share this around everywhere so we can have a large group in the photo supporting Zack and his JL cut!!!"

Later in the day, one of the "protesters" drove through downtown Los Angeles, snapping a photo of a faith-based rally in progress. "Drove through Hollywood boulevard and this is what a protest looks like you idiots," they tweeted, clearly commenting on the small number of supporters who showed up.

ITZMOE retweeted the message, but it seems like this little jaunt to Warner Brothers was more of a fun little publicity stunt than anything more serious. Moreover, the photo op showed the devotion and enthusiasm of those who still believe in the DC Extended Universe. It may be only a matter of time until die-hard Marvel fans are gathered outside Kevin Feige's house, asking to see Edgar Wright's version of Ant-Man.