The Flash may be Ezra Miller’s last DC movie

A new report suggests that Warner Bros. is looking to replace Ezra Miller in the role of The Flash

Ezra Miller as The Flash

The upcoming The Flash movie may end up as Ezra Miller’s last appearance as the Scarlet Speedster.

Is Ezra Miller getting replaced as The Flash?

The Flash is not opening in theaters until June next year, but a new report by Deadline pointed out that it is becoming the first movie crisis of the new Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav, thanks to the series of headlines highlighting the unstable and anomalous behavior of Miller, who will play the titular superhero in the movie.

The news outlet reported that Warner Bros. has tried getting help for Miller, but the actor’s troubling personal life continues to make headlines that industry analysts and fans alike have started to wonder how Zaslav will promote the $200 million film.

According to Deadline, Zaslav has a number of options. The first one is to pull back on heavily promoting the movie, limiting the marketing plan to just prints and advertising without a publicity tour. The second choice is to cancel the theatrical release of the film and simply drop it on HBO Max. And the third option is to attempt to make the movie a hit and then let go of Miller if the actor’s downward spiral continues.

“There is no winning in this for Warner Bros,” a studio source told Deadline. “This is an inherited problem for Zaslav. The hope is that the scandal will remain at a low level before the movie is released, and hope for the best to turn out.”

Unfortunately for Miller’s fans, other sources told the news outlet that Warner Bros. won’t likely keep the actor in the Flash role in future DC films even if the scandals surrounding him subside. If that happens, the studio will introduce a new actor that will take the mantle of The Flash in the DC Extended Universe.

What are Ezra Miller’s recent antics?

Just last week, The Daily Beast revealed that there was a temporary harassment prevention order from a 12-year-old and a mother in Greenfield, Massachusetts against Miller after the actor allegedly menaced the family and acted inappropriately toward the nonbinary child.

Moreover, earlier this month, the parents of an 18-year-old named Tokata Iron Eyes filed paperwork asking a judge to issue a protection order against the actor on behalf of their child, claiming that Miller groomed and brainwashed Tokata.

According to the filing obtained by People, Miller used “violence, intimidation, threat of violence, fear, paranoia, delusions, and drugs to hold sway over a young adolescent Tokata.” The parents went on to allege that Miller and their child met at Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota when their kid was just 12. The parents accused Miller of giving Tokata alcohol and drugs and flying the child to London and to places other places like Vermont, New York, California, and Hawaii.

Tokata, on the other hand, is defending Miller. “It’s nobody’s business and nobody is owed a story or outcome,” Tokata said in the two-minute Instagram video. “This is my life and these are my decision and I’m disappointed in my parents and the press — in every way.”


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Prior to these incidents involving barely adult individuals, Miller was arrested twice in Hawaii for disorderly conduct and harassment at a karaoke bar in March, followed by an arrest for second-degree assault at a residence in April, for allegedly throwing a chair at a woman at a private party, cutting her forehead.

A couple also filed a restraining order against Miller one day after the actor’s first arrest in Hawaii. The restraining order claimed the actor burst into the couple’s bedroom, threatened them, and stole some of their belongings, including a passport and wallet. But in mid-April, the restraining order was dropped at the request of the couple.

When will The Flash movie come out?

The Flash is set to be open in U.S. theaters on June 23rd, 2023. It will be available to stream on HBO Max 45 days after its theatrical release.

For more information about the Flash TV show that airs on the CW, go here.

Sources: Deadline, The Daily Beast, People
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