STORY Thousands of years ago, a being named Steppenwolf (Ciarán Hinds) came to Earth wielding the power of the three Motherboxes, the combined strength of which could have laid waste to the planet. Thanks to the combined efforts of men, Atlanteans, and the Amazons, Steppenwolf was defeated and forced to retreat. The Motherboxes were divided up among the three races, where they lay hidden and dormant til present day. Now, Steppenwolf has returned with his army of Parademons, forcing Batman (Ben Affleck) and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) to recruit the remaining known meta-humans -- The Flash (Ezra Miller), Cyborg (Ray Fisher), and Aquaman (Jason Momoa) -- to help save the planet in the absence of the one person whose power may have been able to stop Steppenwolf: Superman (Henry Cavill), who remains dead following the events of
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