The Flash director Andy Musquitti has revealed whether he plans to replace Ezra Miller in the sequel if Ezra Miller is involved. Given Mueller’s legal woes, Muschietti’s response may surprise fans.
The Flash is Miller’s first solo film in the DC film franchise, but the actor’s future as a character has been questioned. With Miller’s recent legal troubles, including the Flash star’s plea deal to burglary charges, fans are wondering if Warner Bros. will use The Flash’s multiverse storyline to recast Scarlet Speed with a new cast in a future sequel.
While James Gunn has confirmed that The Flash will reboot the DC Extended Universe and pave the way for his new DC universe project, when asked about Miller’s future as The Flash, Gunn and DC Studios co-CEO Peter Safran has been vague. However, Andy Musquitty seems to have definite plans for Miller if he’s involved in a The Flash sequel. “If [the sequel] happens, yes,” Andy Muschietti told The Discourse Podcast when asked if Miller would be in a Flash sequel. “I don’t think anyone else could play this character quite like them. The other portrayals of the character are great, but this particular vision of the character, they’re just good at doing it. And, as you said, the two Barry- It felt like a character made just for them.
Barbara Muschietti, sister of Andy Muschietti and producer of The Flash, praised Miller for his work ethic, Echoes her brother’s point of view. “On principal photography, Ezra was fantastic, the most dedicated and professional [actor],” said Barbara Muschietti. “Ezra gave everything for this role—physically, creatively, emotionally. They absolutely is supreme. Of course, it should be noted that a sequel to The Flash has yet to be announced.
Early reactions from The Flash arguably support Muschiettis’ comments. Fans and celebrities who attended early screenings hailed The Flash as one of the best superhero movies ever made. Miller’s performance was cited as one of the reasons The Flash received critical acclaim.
However, not everyone can ignore Mueller’s alleged misconduct. While Miller announced they were seeking mental health treatment after reports of their behavior surfaced, some felt there should be consequences for the actors’ alleged actions. The Flash had already finished filming when Miller’s legal problems surfaced, and because of Miller’s significant role, it wasn’t financially feasible to reshoot the film with a new lead, but some fans don’t think Miller should be cast again. flash.
The Flash opens in theaters on June 16, 2023.