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According to a report, “The Flash”, which stars Ezra Miller in the role of Barry Allen, continues to move forward despite recent scandals and multiple arrests.
Variety reports that Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav said he is “very excited” for the upcoming film, which has a June 2023 release date.
“We have seen ‘The Flash,’ ‘Black Adam’ and ‘Shazam 2,'” Zaslav said.
He said, “We are very excited about their arrival.” “We’ve seen them. They are amazing, and we believe we can make them even more so.
Warner Bros. Fox News Digital asked Discovery for comment but Discovery did not respond immediately.
Miller has been the subject of many controversy in the last few months. Miller was repeatedly arrested in Hawaii for disorderly conduct, and assault. Miller was also accused of allegedly “grooming” 18-year-old activist Tokata Iron Eyes since she was 12 years old with “cult-like and psychologically manipulative, controlling behavior.”
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According to court documents, Miller’s parents filed a petition with the court in June. They cited Miller as being “physically” and “emotionally” abusive towards their daughter.
The “Flash” news comes shortly after Warner Bros. canceled the franchise’s sister film “Batgirl.”
A Warner Bros. spokesperson confirmed the DC Comics film was being nixed as its budget reportedly increased to more than $90 million amid COVID-19 delays and related shutdowns.
“The decision to not release ‘Batgirl’ reflects our leadership’s strategic shift as it relates to the DC universe and HBO Max,” a Warner Bros. spokesperson said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.
Zaslav reportedly defended the company’s decision to cancel the sister film. “We’re not going to launch a movie until it’s ready. We’re not going to launch a movie to make a quarter, and we’re not going to put a movie out unless we believe in it,” he said.
Leslie Grace was set to play Barbara Gordon in the film “Batgirl.” On Wednesday, she took to Instagram to share a series movie images and footage from the set. — meaning “Dear Family!” Spanish
“On the heels of the recent news about our movie ‘Batgirl,’ I am proud of the love, hard work and intention all of our incredible cast and tireless crew put into this film over 7 months in Scotland,” Grace wrote.
She said how blessed she was to have worked with an amazing team, and she added a special note to all Batgirl fans: “To every Batgirlfan – THANKS FOR the love and belief that allowed me to assume the cape, and become, as Babs best put it, “my own damn heroes!””#Batgirl for the rest of my life!”
This report was contributed by Stephanie Giang-Paunon, Fox News.
Source: Fox News