Actor Ezra Miller has been coming for two years where he hasn’t stopped piling up complaints of gender-based violence and bar fights and the public road, despite the fact that Argentine director Andy Muschietti would choose him again for the role of The Flash, a film that opens worldwide on June 1st.
“I don’t think there is anyone who can play that character like him.. The other portrayals of the character are great, but this particular take stands out. And he seems like a character made for him,” Muschietti said on the podcast. The speechcited by the site specialized in cinema Variety.
The film’s producer and director’s sister, Barbara Muschiettihe said in turn: “In the test with the camera, Ezra was brilliant, the most committed and professional. Ezra gave everything of himself for this role: physically, creatively and emotionally. His efforts were absolutely supreme” .
The problems that Ezra Miller is going through
In August, Miller had reported that he was being treated to address “complex mental health problems“.
“After recently going through a period of intense crisis, I now understand that I suffer from complex mental health issues and have begun ongoing treatment. I want to apologize to everyone I have alarmed and upset by my past behavior,” the actor said .
Miller has a significant stake in the film saga fantastic animalsderived from the series Harry Potter; as well as inside The Justice League and the recent biopic of Salvador Dalias well as being chosen to embody Fast.
However, in recent times he has been involved in a series of incidents that have overshadowed his walk in Hollywood, including reports of robberies, assaults and arrests for disturbing public order.
For these reasons, the actor was not invited to the recent Toronto Film Festival, where the film in which he played Dalí was presented.
What trouble has Ezra Miller got himself into
Ezra Miller, actor who became known for independent films such as We need to talk about Kevin OR The perks of being an outcastfirst made headlines through no fault of his job in April 2020, when a video was released showing him grabbing the neck and throwing a fan to the ground who came to dance with him in a bar in Reykjavik.
In March 2022, he was arrested in Hawaii for disorderly conduct and harassment at a bar, and a few months later he was charged with robbery and trespassing in Vermont for stealing bottles of alcoholic beverages from a home in the absence of the owners.
But even more alarming was the complaint of a mother who accused him of manipulating and keeping her 18-year-old daughter at home. As well as that of another Massachusetts woman, who she obtained a restraining order against the actor for threats and for acting inappropriately with her 12-year-old son.
In his public apology, Miller said: “After going through a period of intense crisis, now I understand that I am experiencing complex mental health issues and I started a continuous cure”.
“I want to apologize to anyone who may have alarmed or inconvenienced. with my behavior I am committed to doing the work necessary to return to a healthy, safe and productive phase of my life”.
Charles Hurd is an entertainment journalist for News Rebeat. He brings a fresh and engaging voice to the world of pop culture, covering the latest developments in film, television, music, and more.