“The Flash” film starring Ezra Miller continues to be a go, regardless of the actor’s quite a few scandals this yr.
“We now have seen ‘The Flash,’ ‘Black Adam’ and ‘Shazam 2,’” mentioned Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav through the firm’s Q2 earnings name on Thursday. “We’re very enthusiastic about them. We’ve seen them. We predict they’re terrific, and we predict we are able to make them even higher.”
Miller, who performed Barry Allen aka the Flash in 2018’s “Justice League” and the 2021 Zack Snyder lower, has been on the middle of quite a few controversies concerning alleged abusive conduct. These allegations embody choking an Icelandic girl in a bar and harassing one other girl in her house in Berlin. As well as, the actor has been arrested twice in Hawaii this yr, as soon as for disorderly conduct and harassment and one other time for second-degree assault.
Zaslav additionally defended the corporate’s current choice to kill the “Batgirl” film starring Leslie Grace, saying: “We’re not going to launch a film till it’s prepared. We’re not going to launch a film to make 1 / 4, and we’re not going to place a film out until we imagine in it.”
Warner Bros. Discovery axed the superhero movie, in addition to “Scoob: Vacation Hang-out,” regardless of each movies being in post-production.
“The Flash,” which was delayed a number of occasions earlier than touchdown on a June 23, 2023 launch date, shares a author in Christina Hodson with the now-canceled “Batgirl.” Moreover, each movies have been set to characteristic the return of Michael Keaton as Batman, 30 years after he starred in Tim Burton’s “Batman Returns.” Ben Affleck can also be set to seem because the “Justice League” model of Batman within the “The Flash,” with the forged additionally together with Ron Livingston, Kiersey Clemons, Michael Shannon, Antje Traue and Sasha Calle. “The Flash” is directed by Andy Muschietti, after a number of administrators equivalent to Seth Grahame-Smith, Rick Famuyiwa and the duo of John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein have been hooked up and left on account of artistic variations.