Ezra Miller’s future with DC to be determined after The Flash star’s restoration

Ezra Miller‘s future with the DC Universe stays up within the air.

Newly put in DC co-head Peter Safran mentioned the door stays open for future collaboration with the embattled star of The Flash. “Ezra is totally dedicated to their restoration,” Safran mentioned Monday throughout a DC presentation alongside co-head James Gunn. “And we’re totally supportive of that journey that they are on proper now.”

“When the time is true, after they really feel like they’re able to have the dialogue, we’ll all determine what the most effective path ahead is,” Safran continued. “However proper now, they’re fully targeted on their restoration. And in our conversations with them over the past couple of months, it looks like they’re making huge progress.”

The actor, who makes use of they/them pronouns, shared final yr that they started “ongoing treatment” to address “complex mental issues” within the wake of quite a few arrests and abuse allegations. Miller has been arrested twice in Hawaii, as soon as for disorderly conduct and harassment and once more for a bodily altercation at a non-public residence.

Ezra Miller

Ezra Miller

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A legal complaint filed last summer also accuses Miller of grooming a toddler (the now 18-year-old denied the claims in opposition to Miller), whereas further allegations embrace harassing one other minor and exposing three children and their mother to guns at their farmhouse in Vermont. Miller was most just lately charged with felony burglary for allegedly stealing alcohol at a residence in Vermont.

“Having just lately gone by way of a time of intense disaster, I now perceive that I’m struggling complicated psychological well being points and have begun ongoing therapy,” Miller mentioned in a press release. “I wish to apologize to everybody that I’ve alarmed and upset with my previous habits. I’m dedicated to doing the required work to get again to a wholesome, protected and productive stage in my life.”

Amid the turbulence, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Warner Bros. management was mulling choices on finest handle the scenario and proceed with the Miller-led The Flash, one of many studio’s most profitable franchises. The hemming and hawing has drawn ire from some DC followers questioning why the movie was nonetheless a go amid Miller’s mounting authorized troubles, given the shelving of the nearly-completed Batgirl.

Miller had a “positive meeting” with the studio final yr, the place they reaffirmed their dedication to the franchise and apologized “for bringing damaging consideration to the manufacturing and the corporate.”

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