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Ezra Miller may be thinking about leaving as he and Grant Morrison taking on scripting duties on The Flash movie

March 16th, 2019 by Marc Comments

So, just a few days ago there was news that The Flash movie could be filming this November… and now it seems there’s a load of craziness going on around the movie again.

Why is this movie so difficult to get up and running!?

Word in that star Ezra Miller – who played Barry Allen/Flash in Suicide Squad and Justice League – may be leaving the movie as he is unhappy with Spider-man: Homecoming screen writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein’s take on the movie as the tone is just too light.

Now, the light tone can certainly be seen as evident in DC/Warners’ new direction for the DC movies as Aquaman was certainly lighter in tone and Shazam! looks like it’s going to be a really light-hearted outing.

And just a couple of days ago Wonder Woman 1984 producer Charle Roven said the movie won’t feel so much like a sequel to Wonder Woman but rather a lighter-toned follow-up: “[Director Patty Jenkins] was just determined that this movie should be the next iteration of Wonder Woman but not a sequel.

“And she’s definitely delivering on that. It’s a completely different time frame and you’ll get a sense of what Diana-slash–Wonder Woman had been doing in the intervening years. But it’s a completely different story that we’re telling. Even though it’ll have a lot of the same emotional things, a lot of humor, a lot of brave action. Tugs at the heart strings as well.”

So, it seems that the DCEU is certainly moving away from the darker roots from which it began and is moving more towards a Marvel-esque tone.

Which personally I find a bit annoying as I loved DC’s serious take on a world of superheroes.

Anyway, back to The Flash.

So, in light of the tone of the movie being too light, Flash star Ezra Miller has decided to write a new script himself along with veteran comic writer – and legend – Grant Morrison.

And this draft could determine if Miller stays or goes, depending on if it’s accepted by the studio.

But we do know that with Affleck out as Batman and it looking like Cavill may be out as Superman as well as Will Smith’s Deadshot recast with Idris Elba, Warners are likely not too worried about letting Miller go if it comes down to it.

In all honesty, I wasn’t totally sold on Miller’s take on Flash, but it should be interesting to see where this new drama around the movie goes next… it’s certainly a bold move on Miller’s part.

Here’s hoping it pays off for the fans and the actor.

Source: THR

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….