So, we’re all familiar with the characteristic aesthetics of Flash’s Speed Force-infused endeavors in weekly allotments on the good ‘ol CW. However, after watching the Justice League trailer, there’s a noticeable difference — actually, an upgrade — in the visual translation of Barry’s speed on the big screen. Sure, a much bigger budget certainly contributes to such a difference, but, according to the actor, it’s also a stylistic choice.
“Sometimes they make me run. Which I was outraged because I thought, you know, playing The Flash, this will be great, you can’t see him running so this will be easy! ‘No, no, Ezra, we need you to run.’ We have this enormous treadmill that’s called, I think, The Tumblelator, that’s like 25-feet long, goes 45 miles per hour and it’s bouncy, like a trampoline. Pretty much a dream come true. Then, they strap me into a harness, we do all sorts of stuff. What we’re creating is a vocabulary, where choreography meets visual effects. And what we’re trying to implement is a wide diversity of tactics of how we create these moments. A lot of The Flash is his perception.”
Excited to see The Flash in 2017’s Justice League, and again in his 2018 solo film directed by Rick Famuyiwa…er, sorry, I meant…directed by someone. Anyway, are you excited? We are, too.
You can check out the full interview below at about the 5:53 mark.
Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League debuts November 17th, 2017, starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Ezra Miller as Barry Allen/The Flash, Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg, Amy Adams as Lois Lane,
Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth, J.K. Simmons as Commissioner James Gordon, Amber Heard as Mera, Ciaran Hinds as Steppenwolf, and Willem Dafoe as Vulko.