After months of chaos and confusion, it seems like DC is slowly re-establishing its previous glory. The franchise’s future is slowly beginning to shape up. Not long ago, the trailer for The Flash made its way to our screens during the American Super Bowl partnership. It is one of the biggest news for the DC fandom since the franchise had been in a state of turmoil for the past few months. However, the fans finally received an update with a thrilling teaser of The Flash.
The upcoming movie will also mark the beginning of a new era at DC under the management of James Gunn and Peter Safran. This three-minute trailer starred some of the franchise’s most popular characters, including Michael Keaton’s Batman. However, do you know that the original cut would have also featured former DC stars such as Gal Gadot and Henry Cavill?
Industry insider makes a surprising revelation about the original cut of The Flash film
After the first trailer premiered worldwide back in October 2022, the DC fans had to wait till Super Bowl for new footage. However, the wait was all worth it. Each bit of the three-minute trailer was thrilling and unnerving for the fans. While the trailer presented to us deserves all praise, recent scoops reveal that the initial cut would have been even more exciting. As per insider Scott Menzel, the original version featured Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, and even Jason Momoa.
I normally don’t post about scoops but I know a few people who saw the original cut of #TheFlashMovie. They all told me that the original cut was incredible. Also, Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, Michael Keaton, Henry Cavill and Jason Momoa were all in the Flash original cut.
— Scott Menzel (@ScottDMenzel) February 12, 2023
Sadly, Cavill has bid farewell and Gadot’s future as Wonder Woman remains uncertain while Ben Affleck will reprise his role in this upcoming Flash film. Meanwhile, one of the fans even expressed his concern as he admitted that he is worried about how the new version would turn out after these changes. Menzel backed the fan’s comment. The insider revealed how the original version would have been a “massive success.”
Who all featured in the trailer?
The recent three-minute trailer takes the audience through Ezra Miller’s journey. Miller travels back in time to save his family. Furthermore, it introduces the fans to Michael Keaton’s Batman and Sasha Calle’s Supergirl, as Miller comes across the two in the trailer. Apart from the two, the audience also saw glimpses of the supervillain General Zod. Warner Bros even released a poster a few days ago with the title, “Worlds Collide.”
First poster for ‘THE FLASH’. pic.twitter.com/kEwAJ19Y04
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) February 10, 2023
Furthermore, the Flash film will be the first movie that will truly explore the multiverse. For now, the film is set to premiere worldwide on June 16 this year.
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