The upcoming Flash movie, slated for a March 2018 release starring Ezra Miller as the titular character might have just found their female lead.
According to a leading magazine, Kiersey Clemons is reportedly the top choice of Dope director Rick Famuyiwa leading lady. Clemons starred in the director’s previous film Dope and also in the recent Neighbors 2 sorority rising. She will most likely be portraying the role of Iris West, journalist, friend and eventual love interest of Barry Allen\Flash.
Clemons is also set to appear in Sony’s upcoming remake of the 1990’s thriller Flatliners, which returns this October for its third season run.Iris West is currently portrayed by Candice Patton in CW’s representation of The Flash. Reports suggest that the Flash will add a ‘lighter tone to the DCEU’.
Reports also suggest that Rita Ora from Fifty Shades of Grey and Lucy Boynton from Sing Street are in contention for the female lead in The Flash Movie.