‘The Flash’ Teaser Trailer Offers Up First Look at DC’s Multiverse Adventure, Teases Michael Keaton’s Batman

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Our first look at The Flash has arrived thanks to a teaser trailer that was unveiled at DC FanDome over the weekend.

Lead actor Ezra Miller, reprising his titular role as DC speedster Barry Allen, introduced the promo to fans, explaining that this is the best they could deliver for now as the film is still in post-production. “We can’t make a trailer, but we do have this small sneak peek that my maestro Andy [Muschietti, director] and I have put together, that we really hope you’ll enjoy.”

For what sounds like a makeshift teaser, this is actually pretty damn good. We get a handful of exciting snippets to scrutinise as The Flash‘s “Flashpoint”-based narrative is teased at. The film will find Barry travelling back in time to prevent his mother’s murder, and in doing so, really messing up the timelines. “You changed the future,” someone (is that you, Keaton?) tells him in the trailer. “And you changed the past.”

As for some of those consequences, how about a multiverse – with multiple Flash-es and Batmen? Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton are both on board, reprising their respective iterations of the Caped Crusader. We don’t get a clear look at either here, although it appears that Keaton’s Batman is the Dark Knight primarily being teased, with Keaton’s Wayne Manor, Batcave and, presumably, Batmobile all seemingly hinted at. There’s also a shot of our hero alongside another version himself and… Supergirl (!) played by Sasha Calle (The Young and the Restless).

It and Mama director Muschietti is at the helm of this highly important chapter in the ever-unfolding DC cinematic universe, with a screenplay by Birds of Prey and Bumblebee scribe Christina Hodson.

Also starring Kiersey Clemons, Maribel Verdú, and Ron Livingston, The Flash will be in Australian cinemas on November 3 and US cinemas on November 4, 2022.

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