The Flash director would like Ezra Miller in a potential sequel

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A week after the spread of the chinese trailer Of The Flash, and a short time after its release in theaters, they are still here further information about the film based on the DC Comics character of the same name, this time by the director Andy Muschietti. If DC Studios gave the green light for a sequel, the director has in fact stated of don’t want to in no way think of replace Ezra Miller in the lead role, despite the legal problems and alleged abuses related to the actor’s history. The Flashout in Italian theaters from June 15, also sees Ben Affleck, Michael Keaton and Jeremy Irons.

Statements by director Andy Muschietti

After the numerous legal disputes that Ezra Miller has had to face since 2022, the actor’s possible future collaboration with DC Studios has not yet been clarified. And yet, if The Flash 2 should actually go through, for director Andy Muschietti no one will ever be able to replace Ezra Miller in the role of the Scarlet Sprinter. These are his words: “If we were to do a sequel, yes. I don’t think there is anyone who can play this character like he does. All the other versions of the character are great, but in this particular version [Miller] was excellent. It feels like a character written for him“. During the CinemaCon in April, always Andy Muschietti, had also declared to the press: “Ezra is fine now. Let’s all hope she’s better… she’s recovering. She has mental health issues, but she is fine. We spoke to him not too long ago and he’s committed to improving.”

Ezra Miller’s beginnings as The Flash

While the possible presence of Ezra Miller in a possible sequel is discussed, fans are anxious waiting to see the actor in the lead role. Still, Miller has already played the role of the Scarlet Sprinter in the 2017 film Justice League. But Ezra Miller’s film debut as Barry Allen actually happened even earlier, in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice of 2016, where Barry Allen, however, had only made an appearance with a cameo. In the cast, in addition to the aforementioned Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck, who return as the respective Batmansand Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, also include Sasha Calle (Supergirl), Michael Shannon (General Zod), Kiersey Clemons (Iris West), Ron Livingston (Henry Allen), Saoirse-Monica Jackson (Patty Spivot), Rudy Mancuso (Albert Desmond) and Ian Loh (Barry boy).

A big wait

Although the film is surrounded by very high expectations, and although James Gunn himself, co-president, co-administrator and creative director of DC Studios has already described it as “one of the best superhero films ever”, it is not yet clear whether the film starring Miller will have a sequel or not. A lot, of course, also depends on the box office receipts, which, however, already bode well: The Flashwas previewed on May 2, 2023 during the Naples Comicon, and the reactions seem to have been very positive.

The Flash will be in theaters starting June 15 distributed by Warner Bros.