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Ezra Miller attends the CFDA / Vogue Fashion Fund 15th Anniversary Event at Brooklyn Navy Yard on November 5, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York.

There may yet be a future with DC for Ezra Miller. All signs have been pointing to the actor getting the boot due to numerous back-to-back controversie. But it seems Miller may play the Flash again. The Flash director Andy Muschietti was recently asked whether Miller, 30, would reprise their role as Barry Allen in any potential sequel he would return to direct. “If [a sequel] happens, yes,” Muschietti, who directed the It reboots, responded.

The actor has attracted considerable controversy in recent years, including a series of arrests for disorderly conduct and assault charges in 2022. “I don’t think there’s anyone that can play that character as well as they did,” the filmmaker added of Miller’s performance as Barry Allen. “The other depictions of the character are great, but this particular vision of the character, they just excelled in doing it. And, as you said, the two Barrys – it feels like a character that was made for them.”

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Barbara Muschietti, Andy’s sister and producer, shared her opinion that Miller “was brilliant and the most committed and the most professional [actor]” while on set of the upcoming DC Studios film. She added, “Ezra gave everything for this role – physically, creatively, emotionally. They were absolutely supreme.”

The Flash was mostly completed before the actor made months of headlines for a string of alarming behavior that included erratic social-media rants, arrests and court appearances. Back in August, the actor apologized for their troubling behavior and said in a statement that they were seeking treatment for “complex mental health issues.”

“I want to apologize to everyone that I have alarmed and upset with my past behavior. I am committed to doing the necessary work to get back to a healthy, safe and productive stage in my life,” the actor added at the time. In January, Miller pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor unlawful trespass charge at Vermont’s Bennington County Superior Court in an agreement with prosecutors to drop two charges, including felony burglary and petit larceny — so long as the actor does not violate a yearlong probation order.

The Flash hits theaters on June 16. Watch the trailer below:

‘Flash’ Star Ezra Miller Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Harassment

Ezra Miller, who stars in the upcoming DC film The Flash and April’s Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, was arrested by law enforcement in Hawaii yesterday morning (March 28). Miller was charged for disorderly conduct and harassment after an incident at a bar.

According to a post by the Hawaii County Police Department, officers responded to a report of a disorderly bar patron on Sunday night. Police determined that the agitator had become unruly while other patrons sang karaoke and had begun “yelling obscenities.” Miller, 29, then “grabbed the microphone from a 23-year-old woman singing karaoke and later lunged at a 32-year-old man playing darts.”

Miller was arrested and charged on offenses of disorderly conduct and harassment. Bail was set at $500, which Miller provided, with law enforcement subsequently releasing them from custody.

This isn’t the first time the Perks of Being A Wallflower actor got violent in a bar. In 2020, footage of Miller choking a woman in a bar in Iceland surfaced online. Per Variety, sources close to the situation described the situation as a serious altercation which led to Miller being escorted off the premises by staff.

Miller will be playing Barry Allen, i.e. the Flash in the upcoming Flash film, which is set to hit theaters on June 23, 2023. After appearing in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League and Zack Snyder’s Justice League, this will be Miller’s first solo film.

See reactions to Miller’s arrest below:

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