The WarnerMedia-owned store categorically denies Fisher’s claims that DC Films chief Walter Hamada attempted to play each other’s filmmakers to appease the actor’s issues with portraying his character, Cyborg – who fights alongside Batman, Wonder Woman and others. Additionally, the studio claims Fisher did not cooperate with the investigation they launched at his request.
The response was sparked by a Friday tweet from Fisher, which involved ongoing charges against “Justice League” director Joss Whedon and film producers Geoff Johns and Jon Berg. Earlier this summer, Fisher accused Whedon of emotional behavior on set. On Friday, he accused Hamada of pinning his own concerns on Whedon and Berg only.
“After talking about Justice League, I got a phone call from the president of DC Films in which he tried to throw Joss Whedon and Jon Berg under the bus in hopes that I would give in to Geoff Johns,” Fisher said. . ” I’m not going to. ”
Read the full response sent by a spokesperson for Warner Bros .:
In July, representatives for Ray Fisher asked DC Films President Walter Hamada to speak to Mr. Fisher about his concerns during the production of “Justice League.” The two had previously spoken when Mr. Hamada asked him to reprise his role as Cyborg in Warner Bros. ‘next Flash movie, with other members of the Justice League. In their July conversation, Mr. Fisher recounted the disagreements he had with the film’s creative team regarding his portrayal of Cyborg, and complained that his suggested script revisions had not passed. Mr. Hamada explained that creative differences are an integral part of the production process and that the writer / director of a film ultimately has to be in charge of these issues. Notably, Mr. Hamada also told Mr. Fisher that he would bring his concerns to WarnerMedia so that they could investigate. At no time did Mr. Hamada ever “throw anyone under the bus,” as Mr. Fisher falsely claimed, or pass judgment on the production of the “Justice League,” in which Mr. Hamada was not involved, since the filming before Mr. Hamada was elevated to his current post.
Although Mr. Fisher has never alleged any prosecutable misconduct against him, WarnerMedia nonetheless opened an investigation into concerns he had raised about his portrayal. Still not satisfied, Mr. Fisher insisted that WarnerMedia hire an independent third-party investigator. The investigator made several attempts to meet with Mr. Fisher to discuss his concerns but, to date, Mr. Fisher has refused to speak to the investigator. Warner Bros. remains committed to the responsibility and well-being of each actor and team member on each of its productions. He also remains committed to investigating any specific and credible allegations of misconduct, which Fisher has so far failed to provide.