‘The Flash’ is one movie that has hit a few bumps in the road and it hasn’t even started filming as yet. The latest in the news for the Ezra Miller lead project has seen ‘IT’ director, Andy Muschietti enter into talks to take the helm.
Original, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, who wrote drafts of the script, had been in place to direct the DC comics adaptation but have since left the project due to ‘creative differences’ leaving the directors chair a vacant and lonely image.
Miller wanting to take ‘The Flash’ down a darker route submitted his own script which he co-wrote with comics author Grant Morrison, it was subsequently turned down. Miller is still attached to play Barry Allen aka ‘The Flash’. Miller has been attached to the role since 2016’s Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and has subsequently reprised the role in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad and Zack Snyder’s Justice League.
Muschietti partner and sister, Barbara Muschietti, will produce alongside Michael Disco and things are moving fast with the plan to be into pre-production by January. Official offers are expected to go out shortly.
Muschietti takes the helm next on ‘IT’ follow-up ‘IT: Chapter 2’ which is set twenty-seven years after the Losers Club first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise. Now all grown up and moved away they are lured back by a devastating phone call.