The Flash Movie

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The Flash movie production status is currently Post-Production

March 10, 2022 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added

Who's Involved:

Ben Affleck, Kiersey Clemons, Ezra Miller, Zack Snyder, Sasha Calle, Andy Muschietti, Ray Fisher, Michael Keaton, Ron Livingston, Maribel Verdú, Charles Roven, Christina Hodson, Deborah Snyder

Release Date:

Friday, June 16, 2023 Nationwide

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Believed to be about the Flashpoint comic book storyline where Barry Allen (a.k.a. The Flash) wakes up in an unrecognizable world. He doesn't have the super speed power anymore and the Justice League doesn't exist.

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Who stars in The Flash: Cast List

... Barry Allen / The Flash

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, Asking For It  

... Iris West

Somebody I Used to Know, Asking For It  

... Victor Stone / Cyborg

Rebel Moon, Cyborg  

... Batman / Bruce Wayne

Air, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom  

... Batman / Bruce Wayne

What Is Life Worth, Need for Speed  

... Supergirl


... Barry Allen’s Mother

Raymond & Ray, Pan's Labyrinth  

... Barry Allen's Father

The Estate, Dinner for Schmucks  

Who's making The Flash: Crew List

A look at the The Flash behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Andy Muschietti last directed IT and The Jaunt. The film's writer Christina Hodson last wrote Bumblebee and Unforgettable.


Christina Hodson


Charles Roven

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Production: What we know about The Flash?

Key Facts

  1. It director Andy Muschietti will oversee the movie and has enlisted Christina Hodson (Bumblebee) to write the screenplay (Variety, 11/26/19).
  2. This comic book/plot storyline creates an alternate reality for his Justice League - our edit: could be played by different actors (, 7/22/17).
  3. The title is reference to a plot line in the comic books (, 7/22/17).
  4. Dope director Rick Famuyiwa left the project as it headed toward a March 2017 production start date. The departure of Famuyiwa will likely delay the movie’s start of production and release as Ezra Miller has a commitment in July (Hollywood Reporter, 10/31/16).
  5. Cyborg is transformed in a science experiment into a half-man, half-machine hero. He will appear in the film (Variety, 8/16/16).
  6. Seth Grahame-Smith was attached to direct the film, but is leaving over "creative differences" (Hollywood Reporter, 4/29/16).
  7. The movie project has a story treatment from Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.
  8. Based on the comic book "The Flash" created by Gardner Fox and Harry Lampert.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2022 - March: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  2. 2021 - March: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Prepping for a spring-summer shoot in England.

  3. 2018 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

    Warner Bros. is pushing back the start of filming, per Variety. The script is still being tweaked.

  4. 2017 - January: The film was set to Development  status.

    Joby Harold doing a rewrite on the script.

  5. 2016 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

    Director Rick Famuyiwa has parted ways with the studio over "creative differences," may delay start of production (set for March 2017) and release.

  6. 2016 - August: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    The film will begin shooting this year in London.

  7. 2016 - June: The film was set to Development  status.

    Just weeks after Warner Bros. parted ways with Seth Grahame-Smith, Rick Famuyiwa is now on-board to direct.

  8. 2015 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

    Seth Grahame-Smith is in negotiations to direct and write comic book movie based on the iconic DC property.

  9. 2015 - April: The film was set to Development  status.

    Phil Lord and Christopher Miller attached to write the script.

  10. 2014 - August: The film was set to Development  status.
  11. 2013 - July: The film was set to Development  status.

    Sources tell Hollywood Reporter that a tentative plan has The Flash scheduled for 2016.

  12. 2010 - February: The film was set to Announced  status.

The Flash Release Date: When is the film coming out?

The Flash is coming out as a Nationwide release in 2023 on Friday, June 16, 2023. There are 4 other movies coming out on the same date, including Elemental, The Blackening and Asteroid City.

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