Rita Ora and Lucy Boynton were the frontrunners for Iris West before it went to Kiersey Clemons.
It was hinted that the film would be a team-up film also including Green Lantern.
Greg Berlanti was at one point attached to direct the film. He subsequently went on to develop The Flash (2014) TV Series.
Andy Muschietti calls the movie a beautiful human story.
Billy Crudup is the 5th actor from Watchmen (2009) to appear in the DCEU. The other 4 are Carla Gugino, Patrick Wilson, Apollonia Vanova and Jeffrey Dean Morgan .
Ryan Gosling denied the role of The Flash after saying about superhero movie that they're all taken.
Julia Roberts and Julianne Moore are considered for the role of Nora Allen.
At San Diego Comic Con 2017, it was announced that this film would be an adaptation of The Flashpoint Paradox storyline. This means Jeffrey Dean Morgan could be reprising his role as Thomas Wayne from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).
Robert Zemeckis, Sam Raimi, Matthew Vaughn and Marc Webb were the frontrunners for to direct the film, however, Raimi and Webb passed on the project. Christopher Miller and Phil Lord are also under consideration to direct.
This will be Andy Muschietti's first non horror movie.
The film is confirmed NOT to be an origin story.
The fourteenth film in the DC Extended Universe.
The third adaptation based on the Flashpoint storyline after Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013) and season 3 of The Flash (2014).
Daniel Radcliffe did expressed an interested in playing The Flash.
Flash was originally in the hands of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller who went on to direct Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). The mantle was then passed to Seth Grahame-Smith to direct the movie who is also the screen writer. He later on left the project due to creative differences. Dope (2015) director Rick Famuyiwa was brought in to take care of the mantle who also left the project due to creative differences. Lord and Miller who were later fired from directing the Han Solo film are now in talks to direct.
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