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King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword writer brought in to re-work DC's The Flash
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King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword writer brought in to re-work DC's The Flash

Joby Harold, writer of new blockbuster King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword, has been brought in to overhal DC's new big-screen adaptation of The Flash

The movie was due to begin production in the next few weeks, but has now been delayed after the departure of director Rick Famuyiwa.

Famuyiwa, who was previously behind the camera on indie hit Dope, became the second director to leave the project after Seth Grahame-Smith previously quit the movie.

According to the Hollywood Reporter Famuyiwa's departure has allowed producers to pause for a re-think and they have brought in Harold, who has also been the script for new reboot Robin Hood: Origins, to pen a new script. 

The movie will be led by Ezra Miller with both Kiersey Clemons and Billy Crudup still attached to co-star. It had been due in March 2018 with production still not underway it is expected to be delayed significantly. 

Miller will make his full debut as The Flash in next year's Justice League - Part 1. The movie will bring together Miller's Flash, Ben Affleck's Batman, Henry Cavill's Superman, Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman, Ray Fisher's Cyborg and Jason Momoa's Aquaman as they unite for thr first time. 

Justice League will open in cinemas on November 17th in 2017 with the second instalment set to follow two years later

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