Only a day later, Warner Bros. released a statement wherein it claimed Fisher “declined to talk to the investigator.”
Based on a Warner Bros. spokesperson, Fisher’s representatives requested in July if DC Movies President Walter Hamada would discuss to Fisher “about his considerations through the manufacturing of Justice League.” The spokesperson claimed Fisher and Hamada had beforehand spoken when Hamada requested Fisher to reprise his function as Cyborg within the Flash film together with different members of the Justice League.
“Of their July dialog, Mr. Fisher recounted disagreements he’d had with the movie’s inventive workforce concerning his portrayal of Cyborg, and complained that this steered script revisions had been not adopted,” the assertion continued. “Mr. Hamada defined that inventive variations are a regular a part of the manufacturing course of, and that a movie’s author/director finally must be in command of these issues. Notably, Mr. Hamada additionally advised Mr. Fisher that [they] would elevate his considerations to WarnerMedia so they may conduct an investigation.”
The spokesperson then added, “At no time did Mr. Hamada ever ‘throw anybody underneath the bus’ as Mr. Fisher has falsely claimed, or render any judgments concerning the Justice League manufacturing, wherein Mr. Hamada had no involvement, since filming occurred earlier than Mr. Hamada was elevated to his present place.”
The assertion then famous that whereas Fisher “by no means alleged any actionable misconduct towards him, WarnerMedia nonetheless initiated an investigation into the considerations he’d raised about his character’s portrayal.”
“Nonetheless not happy, Mr. Fisher insisted that WarnerMedia rent an impartial third-party investigator. This investigator has tried a number of instances to fulfill with Mr. Fisher to debate his considerations however, up to now, Mr. Fisher has declined to talk to the investigator,” the assertion continued. “Warner Bros. stays dedicated to accountability and to the well-being of each solid and crew member on every of its productions. It additionally stays dedicated to investigating any particular and credible allegation of misconduct, which so far Mr. Fisher has failed to supply.”