Ron Livingston has been cast as Billy Crudup’s replacement in Ezra Miller’s The Flash.
DC Film’s has been on a role since the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League. The studio has announced that a Zatanna film is in development with the director of Promising Young Woman as a writer and that Helen Mirren will join the cast of Shazam! Fury of the Gods as a villain. Now, we’ve got some interesting news on the upcoming The Flash film starring Ezra Miller.
According to Variety, Ron Livingston has been tapped to play Henry Allen in the Ezra Miller-led The Flash, replacing Billy Crudup. The news comes shortly after Crudup exited the film due to commitments on Apple’s The Morning Show. Livingston is best known for his roles in Office Space and The Conjuring.
The trade also reveals that Ian Loh has also joined the film as a young Barry Allen with Saoirse-Monica Jackson and Rudy Mancuso rounding out the cast.
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Plot details for The Flash are currently unknown. Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck will return as their respective Batmen and guide Barry on this journey inspired by Geoff John’s Flashpoint. Kiersey Clemons will reprise her role as Iris West in the film and Maribel Verdú is set to play Nora Allen.
Directed by Andy Muschietti from a script written by Birds of Prey scribe Christina Hodson, The Flash will be inspired by the Flashpoint comic storyline which followed The Flash as he navigated an altered DC Universe. Written by Geoff Johns and penciled by Andy Kuber, Flashpoint radically altered the status of the DC Comics universe and led to the launch of the New 52 titles. It is currently unknown how much inspiration the upcoming Ezra Miller film will take from the comic.
The Flash is set to hit theaters on June 3rd, 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest news on The Flash and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more exclusive video content.