With ‘The Flash’ still a couple of years away the casting is gradually beginning to take shape. Billy Crudup - yes, the guy who played Dr. Manhattan in ‘Watchmen’ - will play the pops of hero Barry Allen (aka The Flash), according to Variety. It reunites Crudup with the DC cinematic world after starring as one of the main characters in the Zack Snyder-directed ‘Watchmen’ back in 2009.
This story contains images and plot points from Rebirth. For a master of the universe, Geoff Johns is surprisingly chill, roaming DC Entertainment’s headquarters outfitted in a T-shirt and jeans under the guise of mild-mannered comics guy. Johns, a boyish 43, has been the architect of DC’s television portfolio, which includes Arrow, Flash, and Supergirl.