After taking over a production that was in a bit of a tail-spin after the departure of its previous director, helmer of The Flash, Rick Famuyiwa, has now begun the casting process on the 2018 big screen solo outing of Ezra Miller’s Barry Allen.
First up: finding an Iris West, Barry’s journalist confidante and sometimes love interest. According to Variety, Famuyiwa’s top choice for the role is his former Dope star Kiersey Clemons (seen in the above image). Clemons also recently appeared in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising she will also be a lead in Sony’s remake of Flatliners. She also played a role in the incredible Amazon show Transparent.
According to Borys Kit at The Hollywood Reporter singer Rita Ora and Lucy Boynton are also under consideration for the role.
On television, Iris West is currently played Candice Patton.
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