The Flash/Flashpoint film finally has directors, as John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are in talks to helm the film. We discuss this plus the trailer for Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, and Black Lightning ratings on today’s show.
John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein in talks to direct the Flash film – Variety
- Directing experience – 2015 Vacation film, Game Night (releases next month)
- Writing experience – Horrible Bosses films, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, Vacation, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Game Night (rewrites)
- According to Variety, Ben Affleck was offered the directing job
- Steven Weintraub denies Affleck, but Justin Kroll confirms
- Twitter question from @BobbyClaus1 – “Would Ben Affleck been a great director for Flashpoint?”
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay trailer released – IGN on YouTube
- Task Force X goes on a road trip
- Rated R for: “Strong bloody violence throughout, sexual content, brief graphic nudity and some drug material”
Black Lightning ratings (Deadline)
- 2.3 million live + same day viewers
- Best premiere on The CW since Legends of Tomorrow in 2016
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