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Has DC/Warner’s Flashpoint movie found its directing duo?

January 17th, 2018 by Marc Comments

It looks like The Flash movie, Flashpoint, may be close to having a director, well,  directors. Again.

The movie has already had its fair share of directing potentials with Seth Grahame-Smith signed on then replaced by Rick Famuyiwa who then left too. From there we heard many names bandied about including The LEGO Movie’s Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and Back To The Future’s Robert Zemeckis.

But all that is forgotten about now as Variety reports that Warners were hoping Ben Affleck, Batman himself, might take the gig but now it seems that Spider-Man: Homecoming writers (and Vacation directors but shhhhhhhhhhh on that one) John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are almost signed on for the gig.

This concerns us as we’re already seeing the DC Cinematic Universe taking a turn for the more lighthearted after Justice League, but we hope that the universe maintains a straight face and doesn’t bend too far towards the MCU, especially with a story as big and as important as Flashpoint. We like having different feels in different comic book universes…

Or maybe that’s just us?

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….