Warner Brothers' THE FLASH Loses Director

Written by Andrew Pollard Monday, 02 May 2016

Movie News

There’s been quite a few questions over Warner Brothers’ upcoming Flash movie, and now a further question mark has been thrown over the project with the news that director Seth Grahame-Smith has departed the film.

The Hollywood Reporter has word that Grahame-Smith, best known for penning Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, has left The Flash due to the ever-popular “creative differences”.

To star Ezra Miller, whose Scarlet Speedster debuted in this year’s Batman v Superman, one of the biggest problems of The Flash was how to do something different to The CW’s hugely popular Grant Gustin-headlined show. It had previously been said that the DCCU Flash movie was to stay true to Barry Allen whilst also telling a different story to The CW’s The Flash. The problem there, though, is that the TV series has been knocking it out of the park, essentially telling the definitive story of Barry. So then you have the issue of trying to do something fresh and different to something that is the perfect way to handle The Flash.

Where the DCCU is concerned, The Flash has a screenplay in place from The LEGO Movie’s Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, but now the film needs to find itself a new director.

At present, The Flash is set for a March 16th, 2018 release, but before that we’ll see Ezra Miller’s Sultan of Speed as part of Zack Snyder’s Justice League: Part One when that arrives on November 10th, 2017.

As ever, expect more on this as it develops.

SHARE YOUR COMMENTS BELOW OR ON TWITTER @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local STARBURST stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. For our digital edition (available to read on your iOS, Android, Amazon, Windows 8, Samsung and/or Huawei device - all for just £1.99), visit MAGZTER DIGITAL NEWSSTAND.

CLICK TO BUY!

MORE FROM AROUND THE WEB:



Suggested Articles:
Following the film being announced earlier this year, Legendary Entertainment’s Detective Pikachu
He may have been deprived of going full-on Two Face back in the day, but Billy Dee Williams is to fi
New sci-fi thriller Solis has begun shooting for four weeks at Yorkshire’s GSP Studios. Directed
Following the news that John Carpenter had boarded Blumhouse’s upcoming Halloween reboot in an exe
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner

      
      
 
...