‘The Flash’: Billy Crudup Departs Film, Maribel Verdú Joins Cast

The Flash may be losing a father, but the Scarlet Speedster is gaining a mother.Maribel Verdú has been cast as Barry Allen’s mom in “The Flash,” a character that’s expected to play a pivotal part in the upcoming comic book adventure.

At the same time, Billy Crudup is departing the project and will no longer portray The Flash’s dad due to scheduling conflicts for the Apple TV Plus drama “The Morning Show.”“The Flash,” the first standalone adventure for the character following appearances in “Justice League” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” features Ezra Miller as the eponymous speedster known as Barry Allen.

The cast also includes Sasha Calle as Supergirl, Ben Affleck as Batman and Michael Keaton as (another!) Batman.

Kiersey Clemons also recently joined the cast as Iris West, a romantic interest of The Flash.“The Flash” has been in development for years,

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