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Has The Flash movie narrowed down its final three director choices to Robert Zemeckis, Sam Raimi and Matthew Vaughn?

May 17th, 2017 by Marc Comments

We reported a few weeks ago that Back To The Future director Robert Zemeckis was in talks to direct The Flash movie (here) and now it looks like not only is he definitely in the running but he’s in really good company.

It seems there are three directors in the running for the gig now and oh, my but they are great choices one and all.

First up is Zemeckis, a legendary director also helmed movies such as Forrest Gump and What Lies Beneath.

Next up we have Matthew Vaughn, the man behind the Kingsmen movies as well as (my personal favourite in the franchise) X-Men: First Class.

And finally is Evil Dead and Spider-man director Sam Raimi.

How’s that for three great names? We say whichever one gets the gig, give the other two other movies too in the DC Universe.

Flash has had a difficult time securing a director, having already lost Dope director Rick Famuyiwa and then Seth Grahame-Smith.

Out of the three above it seems that Zemeckis is the favourite (given his Back To The Future trilogy we reckon he’s definitely the man for the job too) however he is currently prepping a Steve Carell movie with Universal, however word is the Warners would wait for him should he want the gig.

If this is true then The Flash movie is still quite a while away.


But we reckon it would be worth the wait…

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….