Director Andy Muschietti has recently revealed that Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” will have a significant influence on his upcoming DC film, “The Flash.” Muschietti spoke with GamesRadar+ and emphasized the importance of “Man of Steel” in shaping the narrative of his movie. He stated, “Man of Steel obviously is foundational to this movie because the big threat of Zod coming to Earth is a big twist in this story, and it’s something that most DC fans know very well. And that’s one of the great things that can form the narrative of this movie.”
In “Man of Steel,” General Zod, a Kryptonian military leader, arrives on Earth with intentions of conquest. Although Superman defeats him, Zod’s return in “The Flash” introduces a new potential threat to the world.
Muschietti also expressed his desire to pay tribute to Snyder’s work and his respectful approach in incorporating elements from “Man of Steel” into “The Flash.” He stated, “I talked to Zack, but it wasn’t technical or narrative or anything. I just wanted to reach out and say, ‘Hey.’ Because we haven’t met before, and I just wanted to tell him that we would be respectful to the stuff that he did before.”
Scheduled for release on June 23, 2023, “The Flash” features an impressive cast, including Ezra Miller as Barry Allen/The Flash, Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne/Batman, and Sasha Calle as Kara Zor-El/Supergirl. Fans eagerly anticipate the film’s arrival, particularly with the knowledge that it will draw inspiration from “Man of Steel” and further expand the interconnected DC cinematic universe.
“The Flash” promises to deliver an exhilarating superhero experience, seamlessly blending iconic characters, thrilling action, and compelling storytelling. Muschietti’s commitment to honoring the foundation laid by “Man of Steel” and his respectful exchange with Zack Snyder indicate a promising movie for the DC Universe.
As the release date approaches, fans can eagerly anticipate a cinematic adventure that pays homage to previous DC films while forging its path with “The Flash” at the forefront.
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