Warner Bros. scraps Wonder Woman, Superman ‘The Flash’ cameos

Warner Bros. discovered different methods to chop ties with actors Henry Cavill and Gal Gadot, days after bringing their futures as DC superheroes to an in depth.

Cavill and Gadot, who respectively starred as Superman and Wonder Woman in DC’s “Justice League” movie franchise, have been faraway from the studio’s “The Flash,” based on the Hollywood Reporter. The stars filmed cameos for the Ezra Miller-led film, however these clips are “now being cut,” sources advised THR.

Representatives for Warner Bros. didn’t instantly reply to The Occasions’ request for affirmation Monday.

Warner Bros.’ phasing out of Cavill and Gadot in “The Flash” comes amid some main artistic overhaul at DC Studios by new bosses James Gunn and Peter Safran.

As a part of their efforts to redefine their imaginative and prescient for DC, Gunn and Safran shelved director Patty Jenkins‘ “Wonder Woman 3” and decided to bring Cavill’s time as Clark Kent to an abrupt shut.

Earlier this month, Gunn and Safran gave “Wonder Woman 3” the “Batgirl” remedy. In line with THR, Jenkins submitted a remedy for the movie, however Gunn and Safran had been among the many executives who deemed it unfit for the studio’s imaginative and prescient. Shortly after, the Wrap reported that it was Jenkins who departed the “Wonder Woman” franchise.

“This is simply not true. I never walked away,” Jenkins responded to these studies in a statement posted to Twitter on Dec. 13. “I was open to considering anything asked of me. It was my understanding there was nothing I could do to move anything forward at this time.”

She added that “DC is obviously buried in changes they are having to make, so I understand these decisions are difficult right now.”

Jenkins didn’t identify Gunn or Safran, however the former replied to Jenkins’ tweet, saying “that all of Peter and my interactions with you were only pleasant and professional.”

Days later, Cavill introduced on Instagram that he’ll grasp up his Superman cape. The “sad news” got here months after Cavill introduced in October that he was set to return as Clark Kent.

“The changing of the guard is something that happens,” Cavill wrote in an Instagram final Wednesday. “I respect that. James and Peter have a universe to build. I wish them and all involved with the new universe the best of luck, and the happiest of fortunes.”

Gadot, alternatively, has not but spoken out about her future, or lack thereof, with DC. Representatives for Gadot didn’t instantly reply to The Occasions’ request for remark Monday.

The chopped cameos are simply the newest controversy surrounding “The Flash,” which can premiere June 16, 2023. The motion movie has been underneath the microscope as a consequence of Miller’s previous unhealthy conduct. Simply this 12 months, the actor was arrested twice in Hawaii and charged with felony housebreaking in Vermont. They pleaded not responsible to the Vermont fees in October.

In a prolonged assertion shared with Selection in August, Miller stated they’re seeking to transfer ahead from the scandals.

“Having recently gone through a time of intense crisis, I now understand that I am suffering complex mental health issues and have begun ongoing treatment,” Miller stated. “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.”