In two weeks time, Warner Bros. will lastly launch The Flash, its loooooooong in growth superhero film. A lot of the film’s advertising and marketing has been enjoying up the film as an epic team-up between Ezra Miller’s Barry Allen, Michael Keaton’s returning Batman, and newcomer Sasha Calle as Supergirl. You’d assume there wouldn’t be the rest within the film that may actually be shock worthy, given we all know the general endpoint of the film (and no less than one cameo), however WB is outwardly preserving mum on some issues.
Per Variety, WB’s reportedly obtained a “secret ending” it’s making an attempt to maintain a lid on as a lot as potential, to the purpose the place there’s solely one premiere set for just a few days earlier than the film’s launch. When the film premiered at CinemaCon in April, it had an honest quantity of its last scene lacking and ended fairly abruptly. However extra lately, WB’s been making an energetic effort to cover no matter’s within the movie’s closing moments: forward of CinemaCon, the ultimate scene was modified a handful of instances, and newer screenings in Burbank had key parts blurred out. A part of that is reportedly as a consequence of Miller: WB reportedly desires to “preserve its choices open” on the possibility that it must recast in gentle of their PR points (and subsequent ongoing restoration course of).
It’s an attention-grabbing distinction in comparison with how WB’s dealt with its final two DC Comics films. The studio had no hassle placing within the respective cameos held in Black Adam (Henry Cavill’s Superman) and Shazam: Fury of the Gods (Gal Gadot’s Surprise Girl) within the advertising and marketing for these films. Each of these cameos had been meant as incentives to get audiences to see these particular films, so the query for The Flash is, what’s completely different right here? Is it truly a considerable recreation changer or only a bog-standard “we’re planting our flags for some future stuff that’ll perhaps come to fruition relying on how the subsequent few months go”? We’ll discover out when The Flash involves theaters on June 16.
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