‘The Flash’ Critics TV Spot Released Teases Ezra Miller’s Barry Allen Return

The latest sneak peek is all about time...

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Warner Bros. has released a new critics TV spot for its DC Universe movie The Flash. The 32-second spot showcases the return of Ezra Miller to the iconic role of Barry Allen, also known as The Flash. It was shared with the world by none other than James Gunn, co-head of DC Studios, through his official Twitter account.

With the release of the TV spot, Warner Bros. is cunningly stokes the flames of excitement among fans, strategically employing review quotes to amplify the buzz surrounding The Flash. At press time, Ezra Miller’s DC Universe movie holds a 72% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 108 reviews from professional critics.

In The Flash, Barry Allen travels back in time to save his mother, which creates an alternate timeline known as the Flashpoint Paradox. This decision has serious consequences for Barry and the rest of the world, as he must navigate this new reality while also facing off against villains like General Zod from Man of Steel.

The Flash’s DC Universe future

Warner Bros. Discovery already has a script for a potential sequel to The Flash, written by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, the man behind the two Aquaman movies starring Jason Momoa. However, James Gunn and Peter Safran did not discuss the Flash sequel during their DC Universe presentation.

Directed by Andy Muschietti from a script written by Birds of Prey scribe Christina Hodson, The Flash is inspired by the Flashpoint comic book storyline, which followed Barry Allen 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.

In addition to Ezra Miller, The Flash also features Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck as two separate versions of Batman, Ron Livingston as Henry Allen, Maribel Verdú as Nora Allen, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Antje Traue as Faora-Ul and Sasha Calle as Supergirl. Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Rudy Mancuso and Luke Brandon Field are also on board in undisclosed roles.

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Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.