Search for "Zack Snyder's Justice League" on centering on the film's anti-hero, Black Adam. When he's not writing, Brad enjoys going on a ride with the latest action hit or Netflix original, though he's also known to just pop in "The Room" from time to time. Darkseid is a supervillain appearing in the DC Universe, ruler of the Hell and Demon-like planet of Apokalips and is an enemy to the Justice League Teen Titans All Other Superheroes and the New Gods of New Genesis. As well as being an Alien on the planet Earth. With what is currently confirmed about Darkseid's role in the Snyder Cut, the movie will provide him with significantly more of a set-up and history. Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah. More... See full summary ». Follow Brad on Twitter @BradCurran. Snyder has previously referenced Darkseid as Uxas within the context of his movie and recently referred to him as "a baby in this part" in an exchange with a fan on Vero. More to the point, a recent comment made by Snyder also forces the examination of Darkseid's role in the film to switch gears once again. Plot unknown. Even as a young boy Uxas yearned for the throne, but Drax, Uxas' peaceful brother, was next in line after the King and Queen. The idea of the movie depicting Darkseid in his supervillain infancy also offers a bit clearer of a picture with what is already known about his role in the Snyder Cut. Immortality - Heggra may have been immortal. As the merciless ruler of Apokolips, Darkseid was clearly foreshadowed as an impending threat to Earth in 2016's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. 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Plot unknown. Darkseid then convinced his uncle, General Steppenwolf, to hunt the Gods on the planet of New Genesis, where Izaya, the Highfather of New Genesis, lost his wife to Steppenwolf. The obvious comparison is to the role of Thanos within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but despite a couple of cameos and a supporting role in Guardians of the Galaxy, Thanos didn't become a major player until Avengers: Infinity War, and even with that and his follow-up role in Avengers: Endgame, not all that much of his backstory was featured. Though it is now verifiable that he holds a major, Sauron-like presence in the movie, Snyder's newest comment in relation to Darkseid instantly throws another unexpected element into the mix while adding more mystique to Snyder's plans for him in Justice League as well as Justice League 2. While the League seeing Darkseid on the other side of a Boom Tube is an obvious sequel tease (with Snyder's plan to have Darkseid kill Lois Lane being an even bigger one), Snyder's description of Darkseid's appearance in the movie shows that he had an upgrade for him in mind. Brad also offers philosophical musings on martial arts and the filmographies of everyone from Jackie Chan to Donnie Yen on Kung Fu Kingdom, where he's also had the privilege of interviewing many of the world's great stunt professionals, and hearing plenty of gripping stories on injuries incurred in their line of work and the intricacies of designing the acts of death defiance he first thrilled to as a youngster. In DC lore, Darkseid's major goal is to uncover the Anti-Life Equation and use it as a means of eliminating free will, with Darkseid believing that much of it could be retrieved on Earth and also found within the minds of its human population. RELATED: Who Would Win In A Fight: Thanos Or Darkseid? Plus, see what some of your favorite '90s stars look like now. At the same time, Darkseid's pursuit of the Anti-Life Equation would seem to indicate that he will be seen as ruling over Apokolips and in possession of his Omega powers. Nevertheless, these factors hint to the Snyder Cut either devoting some portion of its runtime to Darkseid's origins or providing a set up for that exploration to happen in another movie, with the originally planned Justice League 2 being an obvious candidate. The Knightmare in Batman v Superman included Darkseid's Omega symbol burned into the desert, and points to Darkseid operating at the full extent of his power by that point. Will the cover of the Beatles' 'Come Together' by Gary Clarke Junior and Junkie XL/Tom Holkenborg be featured in this mini-series? Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble, venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted. Zack Snyder's definitive director's cut of Justice League (2017). More: Justice League Was Made Worse Without Darkseid. Darkseid is a supervillain appearing in the DC Universe, ruler of the Hell and Demon-like planet of Apokalips and is an enemy to the Justice League Teen Titans All Other Superheroes and the New Gods of New Genesis. Darkseid will make a prominent appearance in the upcoming Justice League Snyder Cut, but what form will his role in the movie take? In the midst of the subsequent grassroots campaign for the Snyder Cut, it would later come out that Darkseid was portrayed by Ray Porter in the movie, while Zack Snyder has released a handful of images of Darkseid's appearance in the unseen film. Considering that threat he already posed from his formal introduction in Justice League, it's fair to say that the full scope of Darkseid's godhood was something that Snyder intended to both elongate and build up over the course of his intended five-film arc. Growing up, Brad developed an innate love of movies and storytelling, and was instantly enamored with the world of adventure while following the exploits of Indiana Jones, Japanese kaiju, and superheroes. Looking for some great streaming picks? How can countries outside of the U.S. watch Zack Snyder's Justice League. Travel back in time to check out the early roles of some of Hollywood's heavy hitters. Heggra was Darkseid's Mother and she married Yuga Khan. However, with the Snyder Cut now officially set to debut on HBO Max in 2021, there is even more reason to re-examine just what Darkseid's role in the movie is all about. "Man of Tomorrow" is a short Superman origin story, as our young hero Clark Kent deals with the pressures of what it means to be "human". Today, Brad channels his thoughts on all manner of movies, from comic book films, sci-fi thrillers, comedies, and everything in between through his writings on Screen Rant.