The Flash Movie Loses Director Rick Famuyiwa

The Flash Movie Loses Director Rick Famuyiwa

Back in late September, director Rick Famuyiwa teased that he had finished his script revisions on The Flash, hinting that Ray Fisher's Cyborg will be part of the story. Today we have word that the filmmaker has left the project, with the studio searching for a director once again. Rick Famuyiwa came aboard in June, replacing Seth Grahame-Smith, who dropped out back in April.

The Hollywood Reporter had the news today, revealing that Rick Famuyiwa left the project due to "creative differences" with Warner Bros. The report adds that the filmmaker was going for an "edgier" approach to The Flash, which clashed with the studio's plans. Here's what Rick Famuyiwa had to say about his departure in a statement.

"When I was approached by Warner Bros and DC about the possibility of directing The Flash, I was excited about the opportunity to enter this amazing world of characters that I loved growing up,

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