The wait for the much-anticipated superhero film has become too long glitterWhich finally comes out on 16th June. Ezra Miller was cast in the lead role more than eight years ago, during which time he had been arrested for disorderly conduct, physical assault and burglary, and had also been arrested on several occasions. Accused of grooming minors And lead a cult,
The actor, who uses he/them pronouns, even felt compelled to make a public statement about his actions last August: “After going through a time of intense distress recently, I now I understand that I suffer from complex mental health issues and am undergoing treatment. I want to apologize to everyone that I have caused concern and distress with my past behavior. I am determined to return to a healthy, safe and productive stage in my life. Committed to doing the needful for the same.”
Despite the controversy, Miller's co-stars and others she worked with have been supportive, from actor Michael Shannon, who has said Miller is “lovely”, to DC Films co-chairman James Gunn, who has already is appreciated glitter “Probably one of the greatest superhero movies ever made.” Critics are also fans, especially of Miller's performance as the two versions of his character – at least so far.
Here's what some of Miller's peers in the entertainment industry had to say about him:
Michael Shannon, co-star glitter and dc extended universe
Shannon said, “I thought Ezra was lovely – very kind to me when I was there.” Vanity Fair In May. “It's hard to talk about, but I always cut people a lot of slack in this business, because there are a lot of people in this business who have issues. And some people have more privacy than others. Any Time someone gets into the limelight.” When caught, I feel for them. Even if it's warranted, it's still a terrible situation to be in.
Kiersey Clemons, co-star more in the DCEU ask for
In February, Clemons told hollywood reporter He glitter was “really a great movie,” and he touched on the media coverage of Miller and the difficulty of seeing his mental health issues.
“What people forget is that a lot of people go through this but they don't see it with the whole world,” Clemons said. “Although it comes with the territory, it's really unfair and it's been hard to watch.”
Jason Momoa co-stars in the DCEU
aquaman The star shared the first trailer for the film that brought Miller into limelight when it dropped. He captioned it, “I'm so excited and proud of this movie. Love you, Ezra. Can't wait to see this Aloha.”
Andy Muschietti, Director of glitter
In April at CinemaCon, Muschietti created a ruckus About her leading man, when she promoted the film: “He's an incredible actor. I got a chance to work with one of the best actors I've ever worked with. He brings emotion, humour, All they wanted to do was stunt, and I let them.”
Mary Harron, Director of dalyland
Harron knew she wanted to cast Miller in her 2022 film about the life of artist Salvador Dali after seeing the 2012 film the perks of Being a WallflowerBut he faced some pushback.
“At that point, the producers and everybody were saying, ‘Well, you can't cast him because he's not a big enough star,'” Harron explained. Vanity Fair In August 2022. “And then a year later he was a huge star and he had to drop out because he got fantastic animaland then later found glitter, I thought it was a shame because he is such a good actor. What about having him play the role of young Salvador Dali? It doesn't matter how busy they are. We can consolidate and shoot them in a week.”
Because Ben Kingsley played the older version of the artist, Harron looked for someone with “tremendous focus and intensity” like him, which he found in Miller.
“They've been very loyal to the project over the years,” Harron said, “even when schedule changes and the pandemic caused others to drop out left and right.”
Grant Morrison, author of glitter
,i know they got these problems,” Morrison, who worked on an alternate script glitter with miller, told Rolling stone In June 2022. “I haven't talked to him for a while, and the last time I talked to him was a long time ago. All I can say is that this is not the person I know. I've heard stories like that. Everyone. I Don't know yet. Ezra cut off contact with almost everyone for a while. This was not the person they were. They were not aggressive in any way. I just felt that Ezra was a super-intelligent kid with many talents. So all I can say is that I didn't see that side of him in any way.
Paul Austerberry, production Designer glitter
Magnificent is how Austerberry described Miller's performance in the DC film they worked on together. ,people will forget“After seeing their off-screen brawl one last time, he told CBC in April.
James Gunn and Peter Safran, DC Studio leaders
Despite what happened behind the scenes, Gunn called a news conference in January glitterin which Miller stars in “probably one of the greatest superhero movies ever made,” According to Diversity,
Meanwhile, Safran reported that Miller was “absolutely committed to his recovery” and that talks about his future with the franchise would take place “when they feel they are ready.”