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The Flash Lands a New Director in Rick Famuyiwa!

~Matt Key There is much celebration at Warner Bros. today as Deadline is reporting that the Studio has landed a new director for their 2018 film, The Flash, starring the up-and-comer Ezra Miller in the titular role as Barry Allen, the fastest man alive. And just who is that director? Rick Famuyiwa, who’s most recent film, Dope, released at Sundance, hit theaters with critical and audience acclaim. Famuyiwa steps in to replace Seth Grahame-Smith, who wrote the screenplay and had planned on directing until some creative differences got in the way. The screenplay, by the by, was written off...

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New Rumor has Robert Zemeckis Directing THE FLASH for the DCEU

http://gty.im/490463836 Oh man. So, hot new rumor for all you DC fans! The Flash has gone through a tremendous amount of creative change at the top levels. It started with Phil Miller and Christopher Lord doing a treatment for the story, moved to Seth Graeme-Smith writing the script and then directing, then moved away from him to Dope director Rick Famuyiwa taking a pass at the Graeme-Smith script and directing the film. However, he dropped out recently as well, which has left the film about the world’s most famous speedster in a listless creative limbo. Outside of having star...

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Will We Get JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK or THE FLASH Released in 2018?

The Batman was scheduled to go into production this year with Ben Affleck both in front of and behind the camera. However, that all changed when he vacated the directors chair and Warner Bros. brought in director Matt Reeves. Recent rumors have stated that part of the deal that Reeves made with Warners was that he’d get creative control of the film and that part of that would be a page one rewrite of the script. We should offer up this caveat that none of this has been confirmed by the studio; it’s all hearsay. However, Variety reporter Justin...

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Billy Crudup In Talks to Play the Flash’s Father, Henry Allen

~Matt Key Considering the state of DC Comics now with Dr. Manhattan directly responsible for stealing ten years of our heroes’ lives and directly responsible for the New 52 reality, this is some pretty interesting news. Billy Crudup, the actor who portrayed Dr. Manhattan in Zach Snyder’s adaptation of The Watchmen, has been cast in the role of Barry Allen’s father, Henry Allen, who is wrongfully convicted of the murder of his wife, Barry’s mother, and ends up setting Barry on a trajectory to someday become The Flash. If you’re familiar with The Flash’s story, then you already know...

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New Rumor Says The Flash Will Fight The Rogues in the Upcoming Film!

~Matt Key Umberto Gonzalez, El Mayimbe himself, has revealed yet another rumor to all of us eager nerds and this time, it’s regarding DC’s upcoming film, The Flash, and it is quite the doozy. According to the one-man rumor mill in a Periscope, the scarlet speedster will go up against, not one, not two, but an entire team of super villains. Yes, that’s right — The Rogues. Apparently, as El Mayimbe says, director Rick Famuyiwa will have the Scarlet Speedster, played by Ezra Miller, go up against all of his most notorious villains right out of the gate. That...

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Kiersey Clemons Is Iris West in The Flash Movie!

~Matt Key It looks like Warner Bros has found their Iris West for their upcoming DC Film, The Flash — the film not the TV series. The series already has their Iris West in actress Candice Patton, so don’t get them confused! It was reported last week, before all the madness of San Diego Comic Con, that Dope actress Kiersey Clemons was in consideration for the role, but now Variety has confirmed that the actress will take on the iconic role of the woman that eventually steals Barry Allen’s heart. She’s described by the site, “a tough-as-nails journalist and friend of...

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Warner Bros. Looking to Cast Kiersey Clemons as Female Lead in The Flash

~Matt Key The CW has their version of The Flash, but the DC Cinematic Universe is just getting started on their version. They’ve already got actor Ezra Miller and Dope director Rick Famuyiwa signed on to the film, but there are still villains and allies to find. According to Variety, just today, Famuyiwa is after Dope star, Kiersey Clemons for the female lead. There’s no official word on just who the lead female role is, but as the site reports, though “details are still vague on who the character may be, insiders say it is likely to be Iris...

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Movie Review – DOPE

SUPERBAD ON DRUGS Dope Review by Paul Preston The Movie Guys There have been plenty of stories of the inner city in Los Angeles, but chances are you haven’t seen one quite like “Dope”. Many have compared “Dope” to John Hughes, which would make it the second film this year mimicking some of the best parts of Hughes (I think “The Duff” is the other). But parts of “Dope” also wisely mimic The Hughes BROTHERS, too, in that the story involves nerds making their way through high school social hierarchies, but there’s an element of danger, too, that adds...

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