Despite a rocky cinematic debut, ‘The Flash’, directed by Andy Muschietti and starring Ezra Miller as the crimson runner, hopes to redeem itself as it releases digitally, following the footsteps of numerous films that garnered appreciation post their home release. A treasure trove of unseen footage is emerging as the movie readies for its Blu-Ray release.
In a fresh snippet unveiled on Twitter, we see a young Barry Allen stumbling upon Kara Zor-El’s spacecraft. This moment appears to set the stage for the later scene where Batman and two versions of Barry encounter Superman’s cousin for the first time. The scene captures a suited-up young Barry exploring a chamber bathed in an ominous red light, etched with the emblem of hope. Interestingly, the design of Kara’s spacecraft stands out as distinct from what was presented in Man of Steel. This is the ship where Barry comes across Kara’s suit, humorously questioning if “Superman is petite?”
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The inception of bringing the beloved speedster to the big screen in a standalone film dates back to the 1980s. Throughout its development, the project witnessed numerous directors and writers trying to craft the perfect narrative and vision. The idea finally gained momentum after Zack Snyder visualized his DCEU character and picked Miller for his Justice League. Muschietti joined the team in 2019, drawing inspiration from the Flashpoint saga that shook up the comic continuity in 2011.
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The film faced criticism when Miller was embroiled in several legal issues in subsequent years. Warner Bros Studios, under the new leadership of David Zaslav and team, marketed the film as a theater-based experience, a strategy that unfortunately didn’t pay off. Additional confusion over the character’s future in James Gunn’s DC Universe added to the fan’s dwindling interest.
The film showcases 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, and Antje Traue as Faora-Ul. In a nostalgic nod, Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck return one final time as their respective versions of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also features a host of cameos to pique the interest of longtime fans.
‘The Flash’ is now available for digital purchase. You can watch the recently unearthed deleted scene below:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about ‘The Flash’ Deleted Scene
What is the new deleted scene from ‘The Flash’ about?
The deleted scene features young Barry Allen discovering Kara Zor-El’s spacecraft, which sets the stage for his first encounter with Superman’s cousin. The scene also shows Barry humorously questioning if “Superman is petite?” after finding Kara’s suit.
Did ‘The Flash’ perform well at the box office?
No, ‘The Flash’ had a stumbling box office run. However, the movie is expected to garner more appreciation through its digital release, similar to other movies that have found their audience post-home release.
What is unique about Kara Zor-El’s spaceship in ‘The Flash’?
In the deleted scene from ‘The Flash’, Kara Zor-El’s spaceship’s design looks distinctly different from the one presented in ‘Man of Steel’.
Who are the key cast members in ‘The Flash’?
‘The Flash’ features 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, and Antje Traue as Faora-Ul. Additionally, Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck reprise their respective roles as Bruce Wayne/Batman.
Where can I watch ‘The Flash’ now?
‘The Flash’ is now available for digital purchase.