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JUSTICE LEAGUE: DC LOOKS BEYOND BATMAN & SUPERMAN

Peace never reigns in the pages of DC Comics. There’s always a world to be saving, a cataclysm to avert. The making of the DC superhero team-up film“Justice League”was hardly any more tranquil.

Made in the wake of the disappointment surrounding its predecessor, “Batman v Superman,” and the critically-panned “Suicide Squad,”“Justice League” was, like a jetliner given new wings in midair, retooled on the fly. Warner Bros. sought to lighten the tone of Zack Snyder’s grandiose and muscle-bound DC universe — a much-publicized pivot that came just as tragedy was striking.

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