The Flash hasn’t been canceled—yet.
Ezra Miller will still reprise his role as Barry Allen’s speedy hero despite recent accusations of felony burglary, assault, and grooming. Flash Next year, June 23rd 2023. Miller announced on Monday that they are seeking help for their “complex mental health issues.”
“Having recently gone through a time of intense crisis, I now understand that I am suffering complex mental health issues and have begun ongoing treatment,” Miller said in a statement. “I want to apologize to everyone that I have alarmed and upset with my past behavior. I am committed to doing the necessary work to get back to a healthy, safe and productive stage in my life.”
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Miller is accused, among others, of having choked a woman and thrown a chair at another lady in the face. He also faces accusations for inappropriate behavior toward minors. The couple decided to seek treatment after months of silence. Warner Bros. is reportedly discussing whether or not to cancel the $200 million film that was supposed to connect the different universes within the DC Extended Universe.
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How does the plot work? The Flash?
Ezra Miller is The Flash Zack Snyder’s Justice League
The Flash is a comic character that has always been associated with the multiverse. Barry Allen is a superhero who can travel time and space at superspeed.
Ezra Miller’s Barry Allen made his onscreen debut in Justice League. In Zack Snyder’s cut of the film, Barry travels through time to prevent alternate apocalyptic futures from coming to pass. In the film, he also appeared briefly. The FlashTV program in which he interacted and interacted with Barry Allen (played by Grant Gustin). This series proved that there are different versions of Barry Allen in separate universes.
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The character’s solo movie, The Flash, will be loosely adapted from DC’s famous Flashpoint comic, in which Barry Allen changes his universe after traveling back in time in order to try to prevent his mother’s death. Barry’s time travel shenanigans accidentally create an apocalyptic present, and the sueprhero has to try to reverse the events.
From the trailer, we know. The FlashBarry is forced to team up with Supergirl and Batman in order to bring back normalcy.
Why? The Flash Important to the DCEU
JUSTICE LEAGUE: From left to right: Ben Affleck is Batman, Gal Gadot is Wonder Woman, Ray Fisher plays Cyborg, Ray Fisher plays Cyborg, Ezra Miller portrays The Flash and Jason Momoa, Aquaman.
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Comic book version FlashpointThis allowed writers to rethink characters and reboot the universe. The movie could be made for an unorganized and chaotic DCEU.
Studio billed The Justice League as DC’s answer to The Avengers franchise. However, the film failed to make a significant impact at the box office. Many key characters, including Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman, expressed their regrets and desire to be out of the superhero world. Meanwhile, Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman and Jason Momoa’s Aquaman are set to continue their individual franchises. Warner Bros. stated that they do not plan to continue Zack Snyder’s story. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of JusticeAnd his share of The Justice League.
DC is producing tons of movies with nothing in common. One Batman movie starring Affleck was followed by another in which Joaquin Phoenix portrays Bruce Wayne as a young boy. Another Batman film features Robert Pattinson playing the Caped Crusader. We know that these Batmen are all present in various universes.
A sequel-slash reboot of the movie was also made by the studio. Suicide Squad with James Gunn’s Suicide Squad (note the missing article) without ever quite answering the question of ho the two films related to each other and whether Gunn’s version continues to exist in the same universe as Affleck’s Batman and Miller’s The Flash. Und der kommende antihero-film Black Adam, starring Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson, may exist in one or none of these universes.
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It is known that both the DCEU and the Marvel Cinematic Universe are multiverses. This hasn’t been outright stated in the movies themselves. But in 2020, the head of DC Films Walter Hamada laid out a plan for the future of the DCEU that involved different events taking place in parallel universes, which he dubbed “Earth One,” “Earth Two,” etc.
The FlashIt was created to link all of these storylines together and show what is really going on in the cinematic world. Doctor Strange, in the Multiverse of MadnessMarvel Cinematic Universe created parallel timelines that were linked in Marvel Cinematic Universe. Warner Bros. revealed this in The Flash, Barry Allen will encounter at least two different Batmen from different universes: Ben Affleck’s from the Snyder films and Michael Keaton’s from the Tim Burton films. It would be the first time Keaton donned Batman’s cape in 34 years, and the trailer suggests he plays a major role in the movie.
The FlashWarner Bros. may also have an opportunity to press the reset key. The studio could fulfill Affleck’s wishes to retire from franchise fare by killing him off or recasting the part through parallel timeline shenanigans. They could also kill off whichever other characters aren’t working and replace them with new people and storylines.
How will Ezra Miller’s career uncertainty affect The Flash?
Ezra Miller attended the First Annual Time 100 Next in New York City on November 14, 2019.
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An account from The Hollywood ReporterWarner Bros. was rumored to have planned to release Miller’s movie, if Miller went through treatment. Miller later gave interviews explaining his arrests. Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav said that the studio is “committed to theatrical releases for a number of DC films including Flash.”
The same report suggested Warner Bros. might consider putting the film on hold if Miller continues to be disruptive. Considering Miller plays the film’s titular character, it is unlikely the movie could mount a successful marketing campaign for the film, at least as things stand now, without significant backlash.
As if the decision weren’t already complicated enough, Miller is at the center of yet another major Warner Bros: franchise: theAmazing Beasts movies. They continue to be released by the studio. Harry Potter Prequels were released despite growing controversy surrounding author J.K. Rowling (ex-star Johnny Depp) and current star Miller. The studio’s release strategy for Amazing BeastsThis could indicate that they will continue to produce their high-end franchise products despite negative headlines.
Warner Bros. didn’t immediately reply to a request for comment about the future of The FlashFilm and DCEU Franchise
Warner Bros. is rethinking DCEU in general?
Warner Bros. Pictures has released the image. It shows Zoe Kravitz (left) and Robert Pattinson, right, in a scene of “The Batman.” “The Batman” is still going strong three weeks into its theatrical run, with a tight grip on the top spot at the box office. Robert Pattinson’s debut as the Dark Knight earned an additional $36.8 million over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, March 20, 2022. Also, it surpassed projections by $300 million.
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There may be a chance that DCEU’s fate is in doubt.
After trying to take on Marvel at the box office pre-pandemic and largely falling flat, Warner Bros. has taken a “see what sticks” approach to churning out DC superhero films. All hopes of a coherent storyline across the films and TV series seem to have been lost.
That’s probably fine with fans: Keeping up with a dozen movies and TV shows per years to understand what is going on in the MCU can be exhausting. Warner Bros. also has success with single blockbusters such as BatmanAnd Aquaman.
The question is whether or not to put it on hold The FlashIt comes amid major restructuring at Warner Bros. Discovery. Hollywood surprised by the cancellation of the nearly completed $90 Million project. Batgirl Film that was made specifically for HBO Max. Warner Bros. Discovery framed the Discovery’s decision in a wider strategy to stop making movies for streaming. That’s a major shift for a studio that released all its films directly to streaming for a year during the pandemic to build up HBO Max subscriptions.
The However, Batgirl cancellation suggests that few properties in the DCEU are safe—whether they are made for the big or small screen. According to The Hollywood ReporterAfter the incident, Hamada almost quit. Batgirl cancellation. He could leave DC, but a replacement head for DC movies would completely remake the universe.
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Next steps in the DCEU
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Black AdamAnd Shazam! Fury of GodsAre set to arrive in theatres during the latter half of 2012 Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom, The Flash Blue BeetleKeep the following schedule in place for 2023
After that, Warner Bros. has confirmed they’re working on several sequels to recent hits, including a third Wonder WomanFilm with Patty Jenkins, star Gadot and a sequel. Batman with Matt Reeves returning to write and direct and Pattinson reprising the role of the Dark Knight, and—perhaps most surprisingly—a musical followup to The Joker starring none other than Lady Gaga as Joker’s paramour Harley Quinn.
It’s unclear whether The Flash impacts the plots of any of these films such that removing the film from the slate would wreak havoc on the studio’s larger plan for the DCEU. But no doubt the more pressing concern for Warner Bros. is whether they can earn back the money they’ve invested in a film that was supposed to welcome back a fan-favorite character in Keaton’s Batman and launch a new star in the franchise. Given Miller’s unpredictable ups and downs of late, those dreams may be dashed.
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