Darkseid speaks in Batman-centric JL trailer

(Marketing is in full swing for Justice League)

Darkseid is near. The Reel 360 Team did not see him or this coming. Director Zack Snyder has just posted, on his Twitter account, a new minute-long trailer for his version of Justice League and it is fairly dope with new clips of “Batfleck” (Ben Affleck) atop his Bat Tank and getting a hand from Superman (Henry Cavill).

Bigger news though is hearing bits of dialogue from Martian Manhunter (Harry Lennix), The Joker (Jared Leto), Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) and Alfred (Jeremy Irons).

But we also hear the words,  “I will come for my great prize.”  Who says this? None other than Darkseid (Ray Porter). Watch below:

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Who Lex is helping to target The Dark Knight Deathstroke (Joe Manganiello)? We will find out on March 18, when Zack Snyder’s Justice League premieres on HBO Max in six chapters.

In Zack Snyder’s Justice League, determined to ensure Superman’s (Henry Cavill) ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) aligns forces with Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) with plans to recruit a team of metahumans to protect the world from an approaching threat of catastrophic proportions.

The task proves more difficult than Bruce imagined, as each of the recruits must face the demons of their own pasts to transcend that which has held them back, allowing them to come together, finally forming an unprecedented league of heroes.

Now united, Batman (Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), Cyborg (Ray Fisher) and The Flash (Ezra Miller) may be too late to save the planet from Steppenwolf, DeSaad and Darkseid and their dreadful intentions.

Gotta feeling that this is the beginning of a character-focused promotional blitz.