Perhaps the most joyful story in moviemaking for the past year has been the ongoing delight of stachegate — the absurdity of a spat between Henry Cavill’s reshoots on last year’s Justice League and filming the just-released Mission: Impossible — Fallout, a tale of impressive follicles and dodgy CGI. And now we know it all started with some good old-fashioned studio pettiness.
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There's a long list of things wrong with the Justice League movie, not the least of which being the hasty and poorly-executed digital removal of Henry Cavill's moustache that he couldn't shave during the film's reshoots. But not to worry, some random dude on the internet with a $500 used PC and a world-changing AI just fixed at least one part of that film.
The most exciting thing about Justice League will be getting to see some of DC's mightiest heroes together on the big screen. The second most exciting thing? Watching it and trying not to imagine what every scene with Superman would have looked like if the filmmakers hadn't edited out the moustache Henry Cavill sported in reshoots.
This week we heard about the news that is rocking the production of Justice League to its very core: Henry Cavill's Mission Impossible-mandated mustache must be digitally edited out of scenes being filmed during reshoots. But, as this delightful video shows, couldn't a movie be improved by extra mustaches?
Justice League has been working overtime in England on its reshoots, being helmed by Joss Whedon in the wake of Zack Snyder's unfortunate exit from production. A new report details some of the trials and tribulations the film is having reuniting its league movie stars, but there's one hairy detail in particular that has us intrigued.