The Flash film was all the time going to be about way more than a man who simply runs quick. Lengthy anticipated to be based mostly on the Flashpoint comics story by Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert, the place Barry Allen inadvertently opens up an alternate actuality after stopping the homicide of his mom prior to now, there has all the time been the expectation that we might see totally different variations of beloved and recognizable DC characters.
Andy Muschietti’s The Flash film appears to be like prefer it gained’t disappoint in that regard. Between the bombshell revelation that Ben Affleck would return to the role of Batman for the film, and the sooner one which Michael Keaton would also play an older Dark Knight within the movie, it might appear that the massive display screen Flashpoint is perhaps even wilder than the comics one was.
However one factor that it’s going to actually do is assist cement the concept in viewers’s minds that each one earlier cinematic and TV incarnations of DC superheroes are technically canon, as soon as and for all establishing the DC multiverse as a popular culture staple.
“This film is a little bit of a hinge within the sense that it presents a narrative that suggests a unified universe the place all of the cinematic iterations that we’ve seen earlier than are legitimate,” Muschietti told Vanity Fair. “It’s inclusive within the sense that it’s saying all that you just’ve seen exists, and every thing that you just will see exists, in the identical unified multiverse.”