The Flash is an upcoming American film based on the DC Comics character Flash. It is the sixth installment in the DC Comics' Extended Universe. With the story and screenplay by Joby Harold. The cast includes Ezra Miller, Kiersey Clemons, Ray Fisher, and Billy Crudup. It will be produced by RatPac Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros..
Development on a Flash movie has long been in the works since the early 2000s when Man of Steel writer David S. Goyer wrote a screenplay based on the Wally West version. Development accelerated in 2014 when fully fleshed out plans for the DC Extended Universe were made.
It was intended be released March 16, 2018, but this date was given to Warner Bros and MGM's Tomb Raider reboot.
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Behind the ScenesEdit
On July 20, 2013, The Hollywood Reporter has reported that the film was rumored to be released in 2016 but it has not been announced. In October 2014, Warner Bros. announced The Flash would be released in 2018 as the sixth installment of the DC Comics Extended Universe. Ezra Miller was cast to play the title role of Barry Allen. Miller is also set to reprise his role in both upcoming Justice League films. In March 2015 it was reported that Warner Bros. was pursuing Phil Lord and Christopher Miller to Write and Direct The Flash. In April of that year, it was announced that Lord and Miller would write the Story Treatment for the film, but had not yet decided whether to Direct the film. Seth Grahame-Smith is in talks to write and direct The Flash, although WB haven't confirmed it, Seth appears to be the frontrunner for his directional debut and writing the film.  On April 29th, 2016, Graham-Smith left the project due to creative differences between him and Warner Bros, but they'd still use Graham-Smith's script. On June 2nd, 2016, it was confirmed that Rick Famuyiwa will be directing the film. On July 8th, Variety reported that Kiersey Clemons, Rita Ora, and Lucy Boynton were the top contenders for the female lead, which was said to be Iris West. On July 25th. 2016, Kiersey Clemons was confirmed to play Iris West. On August 16th, 2016, it was reported that Ray Fisher will star along Ezra Miller and Kiersey Clemons in The Flash as Victor Stone/Cyborg. On September 9th, 2016, Variety reported that Billy Crudup is in talks for Henry Allen. On October 31, 2016, The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Famuyiwa has left the film due over creative differences, and the executives disagreeing with where he had taken the script. . On January 25, 2017, Joby Harold was announced to do a one-page rewrite from scratch for The Flash, with production for the film on hold until they find a new director. With Miller, and Clemons working on other projects the studio is taking their time finding a new director and focusing on a new script.
- Deborah Snyder hinted at Ray Fisher possibly starring alongside Ezra Miller as Victor Stone / Cyborg in The Flash. Which was confirmed to be true in August.
- ↑ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/superman-batman-film-set-comic-589521
- ↑ http://www.slashfilm.com/dc-movie-slate-revealed/
- ↑ http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/warner-bros-flash-movie-star-741019
- ↑ http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Flash-Played-By-Ezra-Miller-Get-Specifics-Here-67714.html
- ↑ http://screenrant.com/the-flash-movie-directors-chris-miller-phil-lord/
- ↑ http://screenrant.com/the-flash-movie-lego-writers-directors/
- ↑ http://variety.com/2015/film/news/the-flash-movie-director-seth-grahame-smith-1201610230/
- ↑ https://www.google.com/amp/variety.com/2016/film/news/cyborg-the-flash-movie-1201838408/amp/?client=safari
- ↑ 'The Flash' Movie Loses 'Dope' Director Rick Famuyiwa (Exclusive)
- ↑ http://variety.com/2017/film/news/joby-harold-the-flash-script-rewrite-1201969977/
|Characters||Barry Allen/Flash | Iris West | Henry Allen | Nora Allen|
|Miscellaneous||Central City | Central City Police Department | Flash Suit | Speed Force|