Ray Fisher, who played Cyborg in the DC Extended Universe, has accused the director of Justice League Joss Whedon of creating a toxic work environment.
Fisher alleged Whedon of digitally changing an actor’s skin tone in the movie.
Fisher told Forbes, “What set my soul on fire and forced me to speak out about Joss Whedon this summer was my becoming informed that Joss had ordered that the complexion of an actor of color be changed in post-production because he didn’t like the color of their skin tone,” “Man, with everything 2020’s been, that was the tipping point for me.”
He said that incident and many others indicated that the environment at the sets has become racially charged. “Prior to Justice League’s reshoot process, blatantly racist conversations were had and entertained—on multiple occasions—by former and current top-level executives at Warner Bros. Pictures,” Fisher said. “Decision-makers that participated in those racist conversations were Geoff Johns, Jon Berg, and current Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich.”
“Race was just one of the issues with the reshoot process. There were massive blowups, threats, coercion, taunting, unsafe work conditions, belittling, and gaslighting like you wouldn’t believe.”