The Flash TV Series Producer Gets Honest About the Upcoming DCEU Movie

The CW's The Flash is set to premiere its ninth and final season this week and it will also coincide with the release of the highly-anticipated DCEU film that is set to release in theaters this year. This is one of the rare moments where we are going to see two different versions of the same hero in the same year.

This is certainly exciting for fans of the character, especially those who have been watching and supporting the series and also looking forward to seeing Ezra Miller's first solo movie as the hero at the same time.

While there are obvious differences in each take on the hero, their co-existence has been embraced by fans. After all, we have seen Grant Gustin and Miller appear together as their respective iterations of the character in the same scene a couple of years ago during the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event.

In a recent interview with TVLine, The Flash series executive producer Eric Wallace opened up about his thoughts regarding the upcoming film. He admitted that he has not seen it yet, but he "will be the first person in line" to see it.

He also asserted the importance of embracing different versions of the character as we have also seen Superman go through various iterations in both films and television throughout the years.

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"I do believe there’s a world for all things Flash — Elseworlds, TV, movie… whatever. I just love the character so much. Grant [Gustin] will always be the Flash for a certain generation in the same way that for my generation Christopher Reeve was Superman," he said.

"That doesn’t mean I’m not excited to see Michael B. Jordan play a Black Superman — I can’t wait for that — or for the other Supermans, like Henry Cavill or Brandon Routh. I love them all, but I grew up with Christopher Reeve. So there’s a whole group of folks who are going to grow up saying, ‘Grant was my Flash.’ But then there’ll be a new generation of folks that say, ‘Ezra Miller, they are my Flash, too.'"

With the show's nine-year run, there will always be fans of the Grant Gustin version of the character, and a lot of them are also looking forward to seeing Ezra Miller's take on their first solo movie in the role.

However, with the actor's recent controversies and the introduction of the new DCU franchise, it still remains unknown how long will Miller stay in the role of the character although DC Studios chief Peter Safran has said that no final decision has been made yet about their future.

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The ninth and final season of The Flash is slated to premiere on The CW this Wednesday, February 8.

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