In an exciting new development for DC Universe fans, WaterTower Music has taken the wraps off the initial two pieces from Benjamin Wallfisch’s much-anticipated score for The Flash. The talented composer’s tracks, intriguingly titled “Worlds Collide” and “Run,” have been released online, giving fans a taste of Wallfisch’s work for the DC Universe movie.
As the composer behind the scores of popular films like Shazam! and Blade Runner 2049, Benjamin Wallfisch has become a respected name in the film industry, and his work on The Flash promises to be no exception. Wallfisch’s work on The Flash score is also noteworthy as it marks a reunion between the composer and director Andy Muschietti, who previously collaborated on the successful horror film It.
In The Flash, Barry Allen travels back in time to save his mother, which creates an alternate timeline known as the Flashpoint Paradox. This decision has serious consequences for Barry and the rest of the world, as he must navigate this new reality while also facing off against villains like General Zod from Man of Steel.
The Flash’s DC Universe future
Warner Bros. Discovery already has a script for a potential sequel to The Flash, written by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick, the man behind the two Aquaman movies starring Jason Momoa. However, James Gunn and Peter Safran did not discuss the Flash sequel during their DC Universe presentation.
Directed by Andy Muschietti from a script written by Birds of Prey scribe Christina Hodson, The Flash is inspired by the Flashpoint comic book storyline, which followed Barry Allen as he navigated an altered DC Universe. Written by Geoff Johns and penciled by Andy Kuber, Flashpoint radically altered the status of the DC Comics universe and led to the launch of the New 52 titles.
In addition to Ezra Miller, The Flash also features Michael Keaton and Ben Affleck as two separate versions of Batman, Ron Livingston as Henry Allen, Maribel Verdú as Nora Allen, Kiersey Clemons as Iris West, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Antje Traue as Faora-Ul and Sasha Calle as Supergirl. Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Rudy Mancuso and Luke Brandon Field are also on board in undisclosed roles.
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