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Ezra Miller To Submit ‘Flash’ Script Co-Written With Grant Morrison After Creative Dispute With Directors
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The Flash Starring Ezra Miller

Just when things were looking good for Warner Bros. DCEU after the release of Wonder Woman and Aquaman, The Flash brings back memories of how the shared universe continues to struggle. In the latest bit of news, Ezra Miller reportedly seems to be very unhappy with the direction that the speedster is heading towards in the standalone film and is now working with DC comics writer Grant Morrison on a brand new script that will compete against the one being written by directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. And this news comes at a time when Miller’s contract to play as Barry Allen expires this coming May. More on the report here below.

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DC Standalone Film ‘The Flash’ Hits Release Date Speed Bump; Pushed Back To 2021
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The Flash Starring Ezra Miller

At some point in time the DC Extended Universe looked like the alternative choice to everything Marvel Studios. However, the Warner Bros. superhero universe is having a bit of trouble getting off the ground. It even has trouble trying to catch up to Marvel. Case in point, The Flash, which has been hit with production delays, release date push backs, and directors coming and going.

Now a new report confirms that the standalone film won’t be able to make its 2020 release, and now will hit theaters in 2021. More on the report below.

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Ben Affleck Turned Down The Chance To Direct ‘Flashpoint’
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Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne in Justice League

Ben Affleck‘s disinterest in directing The Batman has been well-documented since he was courted to direct the standalone film. And while we are left to figure out what his future is in the DCEU, there are reports that he was also courted to direct another DCEU film. And guess what? He turned down that film as well.

A new report says Affleck was tapped to direct Flashpoint, DC’s standalone for The Flash. This following the news that John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein were hired to direct the film. More on the story below.

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‘Flashpoint’: DC’s Flash Movie To Be Directed By ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Writers
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The Flash Justice League header image

DC’s Flash movie, which is currently going by the title Flashpoint, has had a hard time getting into production. Mostly because the film has had a difficult time finding a director to stay from start to finish.

However, it looks like WB’s troubles may be over, at least for the time being, as the film has found new directors in the Vacation reboot directors and Spider-Man: Homecoming writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. More on the story below.

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‘The Flash’: Sam Raimi, Marc Webb Pass On Directing; Billy Crudup Exits
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The Flash Justice League header image

Well, that was fast. We just learned that Sam Raimi was on a shortlist of potential directors to helm The Flash. Robert Zemeckis and Matthew Vaughn are also among the top names.

But just after that list was reported, word is that Raimi has taken himself out of the running. And that’s just the beginning. Another potential director we didn’t know about, Marc Webb, is also passing. It appears that Barry Allen will be without a father in the standalone film as well, as Billy Crudup has also dropped out. More on these stories below.

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Robert Zemeckis, Matthew Vaughn, Sam Raimi In The Running To Direct ‘The Flash’
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The Flash Starring Ezra Miller

Warner Bros. isn’t giving up on the cinematic version of The Flash. Though the Scarlett Speedster has only made two cameo appearances, with his first major one coming in Justice League, he has yet to appear in his own standalone film. After the studio had a falling out with Seth Grahame-Smith and Rick Famuyiwa over creative differences, the studio went back to the drawing board, canned ditched Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s draft, and opted to use a script written by Joby Harold (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword).

Now WB is ready to find a director. It’s being reported that Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit), who had been previously rumored, is still in the running, while the studio has also had meetings with Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class, Kingsman) and Sam Raimi (Evil Dead and Spider-Man trilogies). More on the story below.

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Rumor: WB Circling Robert Zemeckis To Direct ‘The Flash’ Movie
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The Flash

Warner Bros.’ big-screen adaptation of The Flash has seen better days. The standalone feature for the Scarlet Speedester lost two directors over creative differences in one year alone, and will undoubtedly miss its March 16, 2018, release date. Still, the studio firmly believes that the film deserves a theatrical debut. Now that may be happening, as WB is reportedly setting their sights on Back To The Future director Robert Zemeckis to helm the film. More on the story below.

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WB Wants To Shoot A DC Film Now For A 2018 Release
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WB DC films Justice League team first look

Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe got off to a rocky start. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad has given the vast majority the confidence the franchise needs to believe that it can compete with Marvel Studios. Still, early reactions to Wonder Woman have given us some assurance that there can be a decent DCEU film. James Wan is behind the lens for Aquaman. And despite some of the creative fallout, The Batman seems to be headed in the right direction now that Matt Reeves is the director.

Now there is word that Warner Bros. wants to start shooting a DC film this year. With The Batman set for a possible 2018 shoot, the rumor is that the studio has narrowed it down to five possible choices. Check out which film it could be here below.

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Warner Bros. Orders ‘The Flash’ Movie Script Overhaul
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The Flash

Ever since Warner Bros. shifted the schedules for their DCEU slate, things for The Flash starring Ezra Miller did not look good. Things got progressively worse for the film as Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author Seth Grahame-Smith and Dope director Rick Famuyiwa left the project over creative differences. With the film unable to make its rumored January start date, the studio has been forced to do an overhaul of the script with Joby Harold doing the rewrites.

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‘The Flash’ Loses Its Second Director In A Year
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The Flash

Just as things were moving forward with the DCEU, The Flash, starring Ezra Miller, has hit another bump in the road. Earlier this year, Dope helmer Rick Famuyiwa signed on to direct the standalone film based on the Scarlet Speedster, replacing Seth Grahame-Smith, who had departed in April. In fact, the director was featured with his fellow DCEU directors at the Warner Bros. panel at the San Diego Comic-Con just this year. Now comes word that Famuyiwa is also stepping away from the project, and for the exact same reasons that made Grahame-Smith leave.

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