Warner Bros gives go ahead to Ezra Miller starrer The Flash after axing Batgirl
The decision comes after the studio recently announced it is shelving the $90 million film Batgirl.
- The studio also axed Scoob: Holiday Haunt along with Batgirl, despite both films being in post-production.
- “We’re not going to put a movie out unless we believe in it,” CEO David Zaslav said while defending the decision.
- Meanwhile, Miller has been a magnet to several controversies regarding this alleged abusive behaviour.
Ezra Miller’s starred The Flash is a go by Warner Bros despite the numerous controversies surrounding the actor. “We have seen ‘The Flash,’ ‘Black Adam’ and ‘Shazam 2,'” said Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav. “We are very excited about them. We’ve seen them. We think they are terrific, and we think we can make them even better,” Variety reported.
Miller has been the center of controversies for their alleged abusive behaviour, that include choking a woman at a bar and harassing another in Berlin. Miller was also arrested in Hawaii for disorderly conduct and for causing second-degree assault in another incident.
The decision comes amid talks of the studio withdrawing with the actor following future projects. The decision is also announced at a time when the studio axed the premiere of the Leslie Grace starrer Batgril on HBO Max.
Addressing the same Zaslav said, “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 “
Apart from $90 million film, the studio also axed Scoob: Holiday Hauntdespite both films being in post-production.
The Flash will also see the return of Ben Affleck as the Justice League version of Batman, along with Michael Keaton as Batman, 30 years after he starred in Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, Keaton was also set to feature in the same role in the now shelved Batgirl,
The cast for the upcoming movie also includes Ron Livingston, Kiersey Clemons, Michael Shannon, Antje Traue and Sasha Calle.
Andy Muschietti is helming the project after a multiple directors including Seth Grahame-Smith, Rick Famuyiwa and the duo of John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein boarded and left the project midway due to creative differences.