David Ayer has revealed that Suicide Squad producer Charle Roven’s claims about his cut of the movie testing the same as the studio version are not accurate.
Before we get into what David Ayer had to say on the matter, let’s look at what Charle Roven had to say.
We tested both versions. They tested exactly the same. Because they tested exactly the same, David and the studio and ourselves, meaning Rich and I and the heads of DC at that time–on Berg and Geoff Johns–we all sat in a room and tried to come up with what would be the best of both versions.
However, during that interview (which was with The Hollywood Reporter) the supposed David Ayer version of the movie was not the” fully mature edit by Lee Smith” that Ayer recently referred to via Twitter.
David Ayer says Charles Roven’s Suicide Squad test screening claims are wrong!
No wrong. Stop. The cuts tested were the studio cut and my version of the studio cut. This was literally the bat cut 😉 https://t.co/TghNSc8o3b
— David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) August 15, 2021
But, Roven was basically saying in this interview that David Ayer’s version of the movie didn’t test very well with audiences.
However, Ayer took to Twitter and said that this just wasn’t true.
He clarified in his tweet that the movie they screened was not the version he wanted to make.
Ayer actually said that the move tested was his “version of the studio cut” and referred to is as the “[bad] cut”.
Here’s what he said:
No wrong. Stop. The cuts tested were the studio cut and my version of the studio cut. This was literally the bat [bad] cut 😉
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Do you think Warner Bros. Pictures and its producers are making fools of themselves over this whole David Ayer Suicide Squad cut?
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