Shooting on the troubled but highly anticipated DC film would have started in March. Sources say the studio was unsatisfied with the current version of the script and felt some touch-ups would be necessary before cameras begin rolling. While it is entirely possible the studio could have the script ready soon after that March deadline, the slightest delay would conflict with Ezra Miller’s schedule.
Miller, who will reprise the titular role of the Fastest Man Alive that appeared in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, is a key player in another of WB’s franchises, Fantastic Beasts. Filming on the third installment of that series is planned for next July, which would create headaches for Miller. As a result, Warner Bros. has to wait until late 2019 at the earliest to officially start work on The Flash.
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The report goes on to mention that Warner Bros. do not plan to make any Batman and Superman movies featuring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. The latter is expected to be recast as WB searches for a new actor to portray the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves’ The Batman. It’s thought the studio is moving away from the former in favor of a Supergirl film.
An official release date or filming date has never been formally announced for the project, however, it’s been in active development at Warner Bros for sometime. Spider-Man: Homecoming scribes Johnathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley are signed on to direct the DC hero’s first standalone adventure.
Directed by Zack Snyder and Joss Whedon, Justice League stars Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, and J. K. Simmons.
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even greater threat. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to recruit a team to stand against this newly awakened enemy. Despite the formation of an unprecedented league of heroes — Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and the Flash — it may be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
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