James Gunn and Peter Safran, co-chairmen and CEOs of DC Studios, launched their plans for a new and unified DC Universe of films, including Ezra Miller’s ‘The Flash’. Photo credit: Clay Enos
Ezra Miller, star of ‘The Flash’, seems to be done with the DC universe after a tumultuous year marked by numerous arrests and public meltdowns.
However, after the stand-alone debut of ‘The Flash’ on June 16, the door is open for a possible collaboration with Miller, according to recently appointed DC co-head Peter Safran. According to Variety“Ezra is fully committed to their recovery,” Safran said.
Safran added, “And we fully support the journey that they’re on right now. When the time is right, when they feel they’re ready to talk, we’ll all know what’s next.” “What’s the best way forward? But right now, he’s completely focused on his recovery. And in our conversations with him over the last few months, it feels like he’s making a lot of progress.”
Variety reports that Ezra Miller began treatment for a previously undiagnosed mental health condition. Miller’s erratic behavior during the Covid pandemic began to worry studio officials and fans alike, but Safran and Gunn’s passion for ‘The Flash’ in particular is encouraging. James Gunn said, “I will say here that ‘The Flash’ is probably one of the greatest superhero movies of all time.”
The film is slated to release on 16 June 2023. It was earlier slated to release on June 23, 2023.
In addition to Miller, ‘The Flash’ also stars Michael Keaton, returning as Batman for the first time since 1992, as well as Ben Affleck playing a version of Batman. According to the report, it will also introduce Sasha Kale as Supergirl. The Hollywood Reporter.
The film is rumored to see Miller’s Barry Allen travel back in time to save his mother’s life, leading to some major unintended consequences.