After what actually seems like an extended wait—with tumultuous times for its star and a regime change for its studio within the meantime—DC’s The Flash, directed by Andy Muschietti (the It sequence), has lastly screened for an viewers at CinemaCon. How did Barry Allen’s big-screen solo sojourn (“solo,” however with assists from Batman, Supergirl, and so forth.) fare? Listed here are some early reactions!
The primary reactions are pouring in from Cinemacon 2023, and proper now, they’re… surprisingly good? There was a lot of speak coming into this film, particularly amongst Warner Bros. execs themselves, in regards to the buzz for Muschietti’s superhero smash, and it seems that buzz is perhaps a bit of realer than some anticipated. Take a look at a couple of of the reactions, kicking off with io9’s personal Germain Lussier.
The Flash, directed by Muschietti and written by Christina Hodson (Bumblebee, Birds of Prey), stars Ezra Miller as Barry Allen/the Flash, Sasha Calle as Kara Zor-El/Supergirl, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Ron Livingston as Henry Allen, Maribel Verdú as Nora Allen, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Antje Traue as Faora-Ul, and Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck as their respective versions of Bruce Wayne/Batman. It arrives in theaters June 16.
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