Flash THE FLASH Lands DOPE Director written by Sean Gerber June 2, 2016 Warner Bros. has found a new director for The Flash in Rick Famuyiwa. According to Deadline, the studio and Famuyiwa are quickly working out a deal that is expected to close soon, if it hasn’t already. Famuyiwa is coming off of the critically acclaimed Dope last year. He’s also directed six more films than the previous director for The Flash, Seth Grahame-Smith. Grahame-Smith’s script is still in play, but Famuyiwa is also a screenwriter. I have a hard time believing he’s not going to give the script a once over before filming. The original story treatment came from Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The Lego Movie), which suggests a lighter, more upbeat tone. That is something Famuyiwa can deliver, along with a hardy helping of heart. The Flash will star Ezra Miller in the title role. Miller has already done a cameo as the character in Batman v Superman. Prior to his own film, Miller will also play The Flash in Justice League Part One, currently in production. This sounds like The Flash ultimately got an upgrade, the results of which we will see on March 16, 2018. THE FLASH Lands DOPE Director was last modified: June 2nd, 2016 by Sean Gerber Related The Flash 2 comments 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Sean Gerber Sean Gerber is the founder and editor-in-chief of Modern Myth Media. When he's not writing here, you can catch him as the host of Popular Opinion Podcast, Batman News, and Marvel News! previous post BATMAN V SUPERMAN Ultimate Edition Trailer Released next post Marvel News #31: X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Review You may also like THE FLASH Getting An All-Star Treatment April 9, 2015 Ezra Miller Stretching Out For THE FLASH January 30, 2015 Robert Reineke This is the best news for The Flash in awhile. Obviously, we’ll have to see how Famuyiwa transitions to blockbuster filmmaking, but DOPE was terrific. oliver_chang I would love to see Flash doing time travel to the past (speedsters in th 1940s with Jay Garrick or something like that), to the future, and teaming up with characters from different earths.