Robert Zemeckis Halts ‘The Flash’ Rumors With New Film

Earlier this week excitement was brewing as it looked like Robert Zemeckis could be directing ‘The Flash’ for the DC Extended Universe.

As quickly as the rumor got started, Universal Pictures crushed the hopes and dream of DC Comics fans when it announced Robert Zemeckis and Steve Carell’s untitled movie based on the 2010 documentary Marwencol will open Nov. 21, 2018. Zemeckis met with Warner Bros. but Universal quickly booked up his schedule. Depending on how ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Justice League’ do at the box office, Warner Bros. might not be able to wait till Zemeckis’ schedule clears up.

As of now ‘The Flash’ film is on hold till Warner Bros. can find a director.



The untitled film will tell the true story of Mark Hogancamp, who coped with the physical and psychological scars of a violent assault by building a one-sixth scale model of a fictional World War II-era Belgian village he called Marwencol.

Zemeckis will direct from a script he wrote with Caroline Thompson, and the film will star Carell.

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Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
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