Flash movie adds Supergirl, played by Sasha Calle
Calle’s casting marks the very first time a Latina actress will play Supergirl.
For quite a while there it seemed Flash the movie will never happen. But not only do we seem to be at full speed with Andy Muschietti as a director, but the HE filmmaker makes major additions to the DCEU. In a truly delightful video, Muschietti revealed that the actress Sasha calle will join the cast as Supergirl. And by revealed, I mean to Calle herself too. Seriously, see the video. Brighten up your dang day.
“I’ve seen over four hundred auditions,” Muschietti told Deadline. “The United States, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia. The talent pool was really amazing and it was very difficult to make a decision, but we finally found an actress who was meant to play this role. . ”
Calle is an unknown relative to the comic book crowd, notably appearing on the CBS soap opera. The young and the restless in a role that earned her an Outstanding Young Performer nomination in a Dramatic Daytime Emmys nomination. Calle also starred in the Youtube limited series, Uncomfortable in society.
In DC lore, Supergirl is Kara Zor-el, Superman’s cousin from the doomed planet Krypton. The character made his live-action debut in 1984 Super girl movie played by Helen slater, while Melissa Benoist brought the role to life for five seasons for The CW’s Super girl, as well as the various networks Arrow– reverse crossings. Calle’s casting marks the first time that Supergirl’s blues and reds will be worn by a Latina actress.
Flash is set to play Ezra Miller, rekindling the speedster role he played in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, and Justice League. The character’s standalone film has gone through more than a few versions – including a supposedly “darker” storyline Miller wrote with comic book scribe Grant Morrison – before landing on Muschietti in the director’s seat with a script from Christina hodson (Birds of prey, Bumblebee). The last time we heard Flash is scheduled to hit theaters on November 4, 2022.
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