Michael Keaton Requests ‘The Flash’ Director to Click on Footage of Him as Batman for His Grandson

The Flash director Andy Muschietti has stated Michael Keaton grew to become emotional when reprising his function as Batman.

Starring Ezra Miller, The Flash sees Keaton return to the function of Batman for the primary time since 1992’s Batman Returns.

Talking to IGN, Muschietti recalled Keaton’s response when he first stepped onto the Batcave set. “When [Keaton] arrived to the set, the Batcave was already completed and it was lit and every thing,” the director stated. “He stayed like this [eyes wide] for some time.

“I didn’t wish to interrupt him. I simply needed him to take it in. Who is aware of what was happening there? However one thing was happening there.”

Ezra Miller as The Flash. Credit score: Alamy

He added: “It was humorous as a result of at one level through the scene the place we shot him within the full swimsuit, he was like, ‘Can you are taking an image? It’s for my grandson.’ It was a kind of moments the place he actually confirmed one thing was inside that was very emotional.”

A brand new trailer for The Flash was launched earlier this week, exhibiting Keaton and Ben Affleck as Batman in separate timelines. Michael Shannon additionally reprises his function as Normal Zod from Man Of Metal, alongside Sasha Calle as Supergirl and Ron Livingstone as Henry Allen.

Keaton additionally returned to the function of Batman in HBO Max movie Batgirl, nevertheless it was shelved by Warner Bros. Discovery in August final 12 months.

Lately, the actor has additionally starred in quite a few Marvel initiatives, taking part in supervillain Vulture in 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming and Morbius in a post-credits scene.

The Flash is launched in cinemas on June 16.