‘The Flash’: Barry’s Mother Will Be Played By ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Actress Maribel Verdu

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Warner Bros. has cast Spanish actress Maribel Verdu (Pan’s Labyrinth) has taken the role of Barry Allen’s mother. The DC Comics movie is a feature version of the Flashpoint storyline, where Barry goes back in time using his powers and saves the life of his mother only for the consequences of changing the timeline leading to extremely bleak alternative future. A superhero version of The Butterfly Effect.

It director Andy Muschietti is directing from a script penned by Christina Hodson (Batgirl, Birds of Prey) with a cast that includes Ezra Miller as Barry Allen aka The Flash, Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne aka Batman, Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne aka Batman, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, and Sasha Calle as Supergirl.

Watchmen actor Billy Crudup plays Barry’s father.

Filming will be taking place in Watford, England and has a release date of November 4th, 2022.


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