Ezra Miller writing script with Grant Morrison to remain the titular hero on-screen2 min read
Hot on the heels of the rumor that Flash will be commencing production this November, another report from The Hollywood Reporter claims that Ezra Miller is writing the script for his own standalone Flash movie. This comes as a result of the creative conflict between the artist and the already on-board John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.
The reports claim that the decision is Miller’s effort to remain on-board the project as the titular hero. As you would be expecting by now, in spite of his comic book knowledge, he is going to need a pair of helpful hands for this job. And he found it in iconic comic book author Grant Morrison. Morrison is a popular name in the comic book community with his hands well acquainted with the best of DC Comics.
The report further sheds light on the fact that John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein have a light-hearted approach to the material whereas Miller is said to want a darker take on the material. Now Warner Brothers are favoring the director duo for a similar approach scored them a billion-dollar in the form of James Gunn’s Aquaman. The trend seems to be successfully looking forward to extend the success to David F Sandberg’s Shazam! which has extremely positive early reactions.
Now the conflict has been going on for a while now. And the studio now is willing to give Miller a chance to prove his point, through his script. To quote the report, “It is a rare move for an actor to be so invested in a superhero project that they switch hats, but Miller sees himself as deeply committed to the character.”
Flash had has some pretty big obstacles in its development so far with Warner losing director twice over creative conflicts. This one , however , could end up the relation between the actor and the hero. It is said that the draft can be filed in as quickly as next week. That should help fans better understand as to what lies of the fate of the project.
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