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'Justice League' Investigation Concludes With "Remedial Action" Following Ray Fisher Claims

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WarnerMedia launched an inquiry after the actor accused filmmaker Joss Whedon of abusive behavior on the set of reshoots for the film.

Five months after Justice League actor Ray Fisher spoke up about alleged misconduct during 2017 reshoots of Justice League and made claims that sparked a public back and forth between the star and studio Warner Bros., WarnerMedia has concluded an investigation into Fisher's allegations.

"WarnerMedia’s investigation into the Justice League movie has concluded and remedial action has been taken,” WarnerMedia said in a statement Friday night. It provided no details of what actions were taken.

Shortly after the WarnerMedia statement went out, Fisher shared his own statement on Twitter: "There are still conversations that need to be had and resolutions that need to be found. Thank you all for your support and encouragement on this journey. We are on our way."

It has been a winding path, one that has seen both actor and studio take the rarely seen steps of publicly criticizing one another. On July 1, Fisher alleged on Twitter that Whedon had been abusive on the set of Justice League, which the filmmaker took over after Zack Snyder stepped down because of a family tragedy. Fisher further claimed that producers Geoff Johns and Jon Berg enabled Whedon's alleged behavior. Whedon, Johns and Berg had no comment.

WarnerMedia opened an investigation into the claims, but on Sept. 4, Warner Bros. released a statement claiming Fisher was not cooperating with the third-party investigators looking into those allegations. Fisher denied this in a statement of his own. Fisher's Justice League co-star Jason Momoa — who has both Dune and an Aquaman sequel set with the studio — publicly backed Fisher in a blistering Sept. 14 statement aimed at Warners.

On Nov. 24, Joss Whedon announced he was stepping down from The Nevers, a series he was working on with WarnerMedia's HBO, saying in a statement, "I am genuinely exhausted, and am stepping back to martial my energy towards my own life, which is also at the brink of exciting change."

Fisher, meanwhile, has reprised his role as Cyborg as part of additional photography for Zack Snyder's Justice League, the four-part miniseries debuting on HBO Max next year and touted as filmmaker Snyder's true vision for the film.

On Friday, Fisher shared a statement he received when he was informed the investigation had been concluded: “WarnerMedia appreciates you having the courage to come forward and assist the company with creating an inclusive and equitable work environment for it’s [sic] employees and partners.”

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