This past summer, Warner Bros. shared a small teaser of what fans could expect from Batman’s friendship with the Flash, one of the newest superhero additions to the DC Cinematic Universe.
In an interview with IGN, actor Ezra Miller said that his character’s relationship with Batman switches between amused and annoyed quite quickly because the two are at opposite points in their life. Miller said that while the Flash is young and excited about the opportunities that he’ll have as a superhero, whereas Batman is the perfect representation of what being a hero would eventually do to someone.
“I think Bruce and Barry get a kick out of each other because they're seeing sort of themselves but reflected in this very warped mirror,” Miller said. “Bruce, the aged Batman, is everything that being a superhero means you could become, in terms of being pretty shut down and having seen all this horror. He's like a veteran of this struggle against evil. And Barry is just getting into it, and it seems exciting!”
Miller added that the two have a lot to learn from each other and it’s through their bonding experiences that the friendship is the most fascinating. Miller didn’t add how his relationship with other superheroes, like Superman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg or Aquaman would play out in the film, either.
Justice League, director Zack Snyder’s direct followup to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, will hit theaters Nov. 17, 2017. The next stand-alone film within the DCU, Wonder Woman, will arrive a little bit earlier on June 2, 2017.