Deadline are reporting that a new actress has been cast to play the DC hero ‘Supergirl’ in the upcoming ‘Flash‘ movie. This marks the first appearance of the charecter in DC’s Cinematic Universe although she does feature in The CW’s hit show ‘Supergirl’ (played by Mellissa Benoist). Chosen from over 425 actresses who auditioned, Daytime Emmy nominee Sasha Calle (The Young and the Restless) has scored the feature role as Supergirl. The Boston, MA born-Columbian actress will be first Latina Supergirl ever in DC’s history.
“I saw more than four hundred auditions. The US,Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia . The talent pool was truly amazing and it was very hard to make a decision, but we finally found an actress who was destined to play this role,”
said The Flash director Andy Muschietti who has a keen eye for discovering talent, in particular all the young actors from the first It movie.
Here is the moment she found out she had the role:
In a panel at DC FanDome further details were shared about the upcoming live-action DC movie ‘The Flash’. The panel featured film-makers Andy Muschietti (IT) and Barbara Muschietti along with the film’s star Ezra Miller and screenwriter Christina Hodson (Birds of Prey, Bumblebee).
Ben Affleck is going to wear the cape and cowl once again. After making a very public split with the character, Affleck will reprise his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming The Flash Movie, filmmaker Andy Muschietti has revealed. Affleck appeared opposite Ezra Miller as The Flash in 2017’s Justice League,
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Keaton, who starred as Batman/Bruce Wayne in the Tim Burton‘s Batman (1989) & Batman Returns, is also in talks to reprise the character for The Flash.