Ezra Miller Might Leave The Flash Movie Over Project Delay And Creative Differences

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It looks like Ben Affleck isn't the only Justice League star who could walk away from a DC Extended Universe movie. A new report suggests that Ezra Miller might leave the long-delayed The Flash standalone film over creative differences.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Miller is reportedly hoping to keep himself involved in the DCEU movie by writing the script for the film. Interestingly, the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald star is said to be working with comic book legend Grant Morrison on the new script, which is said to be darker than expected.

There is little doubt that Miller is just trying to make sure that The Flash actually gets out of development hell. Unfortunately, his darker take on the script could clash with Warner Bros' plans for the standalone film. After all, the studio appears to favor what directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein have planned for the movie, which is lighthearted like Aquaman and the upcoming Shazam!.

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It is important to note that Warner Bros. has allowed Miller to work with Morrison on their draft. However, if the script ultimately gets denied, there's a possibility that Miller will leave the project citing creative differences.

Interestingly, the report also pointed out that Miller's contract with DC will expire in May. In the meantime, Miller and Morrison are expected to present their new script before the end of the month.

Miller is expected to reprise his role as Credence Barebone/Aurelius Dumbledore in the third Fantastic Beasts movie next year. There is no word yet on when The Flash will begin production.

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