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Billy Crudup Drops Out of 'The Flash' Movie

May 17, 2017 (7:03 pm) GMT
The actor was supposed to portray Barry Allen's father in the Speedster solo movie which is led by Ezra Miller.
Billy Crudup Drops Out of 'The Flash' Movie

"" has another setback. While the movie is close to finding a new director, it unfortunately lost a cast member. According to Entertainment Weekly, who was originally set to play Barry Allen's father has abandoned the movie.

Rick Famuyiwa was initially signed on to direct the movie but he left. Now Robert Zemeckis ("") and Matthew Vaughn ("") are eyed to sit behind the lens. Sam Raimi ("") and Marc Webb ("") were also approached for the job, but they reportedly turned it down.

"The Flash" stars as the titular hero. Before embarking on his solo adventure, the Speedster will join Batman, Superman, , and first in Zack Snyder's "". Crudup was supposed to play Henry Allen in the Snyder-directed film. It's unclear how his departure will affect the character.

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