This page is about all rumors about The Flash.

Casting[edit | edit source]

  • CONFIRMED! Ezra Miller will play the Flash.
  • Channing Tatum will have a role.[1]
  • CONFIRMED! Kiersey Clemons, Rita Ora and Lucy Boynton are up for Iris West.[2][3](Clemons has been confirmed to play Iris West.)[4]
  • 007 actor Daniel Craig will appear.
  • Misha Collins, Channing Tatum, Milo Ventimiglia, Steven Yeun, and Jake Gyllenhaal have been approached for various roles.[5]
  • Emily Blunt, Rosamund Pike, Alexandra Daddario, and Jessica Chastain have also been approached.[5]
  • Rob Lowe was approached to play one of the villains.[5]
  • CONFIRMED! Billy Crudup is in talks for the role of Henry Allen.[6] (Crudup has been confirmed to play Henry Allen.)[7]
  • Elijah Wood and Eminem are rumored to be casting choices for Leonard Snart aka Captain Cold.
  • Anna Camp and Natalie Dormer are rumored choices to play as Captain Cold's sister Lisa Snart aka Golden Glider.
  • John Cleese will have a role in the film.[8]
  • Armie Hammer will have a role.[9]
  • Iris West will be recast.[10][11]
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Lauren Cohan will reprise their roles as Thomas and Martha Wayne in their Flashpoint persona of Batman and Joker.[12]
  • Gal Gadot will reprise her role as Wonder Woman.[13] [14] [37]
  • Will Ferrell is cast as Eobard Thawne/Reverse Flash.[15]
  • Kevin Bacon is the frontrunner for Reverse Flash
  • Rock Duer will play young Barry Allen.
  • Daniel Craig will portray Zoom/Reverse-Flash as the main villain.
  • Erza Miller will be replace as The Flash.
  • Lucas Till will replace Erza Miller as Barry Allen/The Flash as Miller will work on the film's script.
  • Jessica Chastain will play a female Reverse-Flash.[16]
  • Michael Keaton will reprise his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman from Batman and Batman Returns.[17]
  • Michelle Pfeiffer will reprise her role as Selina Kyle/Catwoman from Batman Returns.[18]
  • Christian Bale may reprise his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman from The Dark Knight trilogy if the deal with Michael Keaton dosen't work. [19]
  • Taylor Russell, Alexandra Shipp and Laura Harrier wil play the new Iris West.[20]
  • Claire Foy, Sylvia Hoeks, Mackenzie Davis, and Lizzy Caplan will play a female Mirror Master.[20]
  • James Norton, Billy Magnussen, Charlie Hunnam, Alexander Skarsgard, and Michael Fassbender will play the Reverse Flash.[20]
  • Vera Farminga, Kate Winslet and Hilly Swank will play Nora Allen.[20]
  • Both Val Kilmer from Batman Forever and George Clooney from Batman & Robin will reprise their roles as Batman.[21]
  • Chris O'Donnell will reprise his role as Dick Grayyon from Batman Forever and Batman & Robin.[21]
  • Grant Gustin will appear as Flash from the Arrowverse.[21]
  • Nicolas Cage will appear as Superman.[21]
  • Lynda Carter will reprise her role as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman from the TV series.[22]

Plot[edit | edit source]

  • CONFIRMED! The suit will be "tech-based".[23]
  • Barry and Vic knew each other in school.[5]
  • Fred Chyre who will be working with Allen to investigate the death of Jonathan Chambers/Johnny Quick.[24]
  • The film would include some references or potential flashbacks to Barry's accident, an accident we're told that will include Eobard Thawne in an interesting way.[24]
  • The film will start a DC Multiverse film series.[25]

Characters[edit | edit source]

  • CONFIRMED! The version of the Flash will be the Barry Allen version.
  • DEBUNKED! Kathryn Prescott and Stefanie Scott are both rumored choices to play Iris West.
  • Lili Taylor and Winona Ryder are both rumored choices to play Nora Allen.
  • CONFIRMED! Ray Fisher will reprise his role as Victor Stone/Cyborg.[26]
  • Iris West is described in the breakdown as having Christiane Amanpour’s brains and Carrie Bradshaw’s style. An overcaffinated doe. A reporter at The Central City Citizen. Actresses are currently testing for this part.[27]
  • Fred Chyre is described in the breakdown as a gruff detective who first meets Barry at the scene of a crime. Now they’re colleagues and the closest thing Barry has to a friend. Chryre is investigating the unusual death of someone at Thawne Laboratories.[27]
  • Jay Garrick is described in the breakdown as being a former Central University professor who was fired for fringe science, and was working on the Speed Force program. Supposedly his role is just a cameo.[27]
  • Wonder Woman will appear. [28]
  • Fred Chyre will appear.[24]
  • Captain Thunder will appear.
  • Kid Flash will appear.
  • Thomas Wayne/Batman will appear.
  • Hal Jordan will appear in post-credits.

Villains[edit | edit source]

  • Professor Zoom/Reverse-Flash could be the main antagonist.[29][30]
  • Leonard Snart is described in the breakdown as being ex-military and turns out to be working for Thawne. Have a feeling he is the muscle the way Anatoli Knyazev was the muscle for Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice.[27]
  • Eobard Thawne is described in the breakdown as Central City’s Bill Gates. The smartest man in the room and he suffers from advanced degenerative disease like Stephen Hawking. Thawne is confined to a chair.[27]
  • The Rogues will appear.[31]
  • Captain Cold and Golden Glider will appear as villains.[32]
  • Dr. Light will be the main villain of the film.[24]
  • Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost will appear at some point of the film.[24]
  • Mick Rory/Heat-Wave will be partnered with Leonard Snart/Captain Cold.[33]*[24]
  • Weather Wizard will appear in the film.
  • Jared Morillo will appear.[24]
  • The Reverse-Flash won't be the film's villain.[34]

Production[edit | edit source]

  • DEBUNKED! Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will direct the film.[35][36][37]
  • DEBUNKED! Chad Stahelski and David Leitch will direct the film.[38][39]
  • CONFIRMED! Phil Lord and Chris Miller will write the story.
  • CONFIRMED! Seth Grahame-Smith will write and direct the film.[40] (Later left the project)
  • CONFIRMED! Rick Famuyiwa will direct the film.[41] (Later left the project)
  • CONFIRMED! Joby Harold will do a page one rewrite from scratch for The Flash.
  • The new script might have these 3 options regarding Cyborg's role: Keep Victor Stone's role as a supporting character in the film, write him out completely for it to be a strict solo film, or have him be a lead and have the flash be a team-up film that could lay the groundwork for the Titans. 
  • DEBUNKED! The film will be shot this for an 2018 release date.[42][43][44]
  • Jordan Peele is being considered as a director for The Flash.
  • Robert Zemeckis will direct the film.[45]
  • Robert Zemeckis, Matthew Vaughn, and Sam Raimi are all in considerations and are the front runners to direct The Flash. [46]
  • Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are back to talking with WB for Flash after leaving the Star Wars Anthology Han Solo film.[47]
  • This could be one of the films to be release either on February 14, 2020 or June 5, 2020.[48] [49]
  • Ben Affleck was offered to direct The Flash: Flashpoint but turned it down
  • CONFIRMED! John Francis Daley, and Jonathan Goldstein are in negotiations to direct.
  • Ghost in the Shell's cinematographer Jess Hall will be the film's director of photography.[24]
  • Dredd and Annihilation production designer, Mark Digby will be the film's production designer.
  • The film will be shot in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[50]
  • The film will no loger follow the Flashpoint storyline and has been reverted back to being a solo Flash film.
  • CONFIRMED! The film will no longer be titled Flashpoint or The Flash: Flashpoint.
  • Filming will begin in February 2019 and will begin shooting in Atlanta. [51]
  • Production will start in London at Warner Bros. in Leavesden, UK, as originally planned. [52]
  • Zack Snyder, Alex Gartner, Geoff Johns, Dan Mazer, Richard Suckle, Deborah Snyder, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Jon Berg, and Denise Di Novi will be credited as producers.[53]
  • Michael Green, Seth Grahame-Smith, and Chris Brancato will also be credited as screenwriters.
  • Production will start in late 2019 and is expected to have a 2021 release date.[54]
  • Production is aiming to start a November 2019 production startdate.
  • Ezra Miller and Grant Morrison will write their own script for The Flash focusing on a darker story for the character due to creative differences between the actor and directors, and the studio looking for a compromise.
  • CONFIRMED!Andy Muschietti will direct.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Could Channing Tatum be leaving ‘Gambit’ for a DC Comics movie?
  2. ‘The Flash’: ‘Dope’ Actress Kiersey Clemons Top Choice for Female Lead (EXCLUSIVE)
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  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Enormous list of potential DC Extended Universe spoilers leaked online
  6. ‘The Flash’ Movie Finds Barry Allen’s Father (EXCLUSIVE)
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  8. The Internet Is Excited At The Possibility Of John Cleese Joining DC Films
  9. Has THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.'s Armie Hammer Joined The DC Films Universe?
  10. Warner Bros. Wants To Recast Iris West For Flashpoint, But Can They?
  11. ‘Justice League’ video shows Kiersey Clemons filming her deleted Iris West scene
  12. FLASHPOINT: Actors Jeffrey Dean Morgan And Lauren Cohan Tease Their Roles As Thomas & Martha Wayne
  13. Will Evil Wonder Woman Appear in Flashpoint Movie?
  15. Will Ferrell Cast as Reverse Flash? Yeah, I Call BS!
  16. Rumor: Jessica Chastain in Talks to Play Gender-Swapped Reverse-Flash in The Flash
  17. Michael Keaton Reportedly In Talks To Return As Bruce Wayne/Batman In THE FLASH Movie!
  18. Michelle Pfeiffer Reportedly In Talks To Return As Catwoman In The Flash
  19. RUMOR: The Flash Will Pursue Christian Bale If Keaton Talks Fall Through
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 DC Casting Leaks Include Black Adam, The Flash, Suicide Squad
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 EXCLUSIVE: The Flash Approaching Bale, Kilmer, Clooney, & Huge Surprise Cameo
  22. RUMOR MILL: Legendary WONDER WOMAN Actress Lynda Carter May Reprise That Role In THE FLASH
  23. The Flash Movie: Creators Going for "Tech-Based" Costume
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.3 24.4 24.5 24.6 24.7 EXCLUSIVE: WB/DC’s FLASHPOINT Movie Info Dump
  25. The Flash Movie Will Kick-Off the DC Cinematic Multiverse
  26. Could Cyborg Be In The Flash Solo Film?
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 27.3 27.4 The 5 Characters Actively Casting In ‘The Flash’ Standalone Film
  29. Are These DC Extended Universe Leaks Real??
  30. RUMOUR: Do These 4Chan Leaks Reveal The Future Of The DCEU?
  31. The Rogues Are The Villains Of ‘The Flash’ Movie
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  39. Will We See Jason Todd In The DC Cinematic Universe; Chad Staheleski & David Leitch Being Courted For DC Film
  40. 'The Flash' Movie Finds Its Director (Exclusive)
  41. Is DOPE Director Rick Famuyiwa Interested In Helming A DCEU Film?
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  45. Back to the Future's Robert Zemeckis Directing the Flash!? (Exclusive)
  48. Warner Bros. Has Dated Two More UNTITLED DC FILMS For 2020 - Are CYBORG & GREEN LANTERN CORPS In Jeopardy?
  50. WB’s ‘Flashpoint’ Might Be Eyeing A Shoot In Vancouver
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