The Flash Director Reportedly Nearing Pick For Female Lead

Flash Kiersey

The Rick Famuyiwa directed Flash film is still casting, but Famuyiwa has a specific actress in mind for Iris West (via Variety).

At least, that's the role we assume it's for. Actress Kiersey Clemons, who starred in the director's well-received dramedy Dope, is reportedly at the top of his list. Famuyiwa has hit the ground running so far, replacing the original Flash director Seth Grahame-Smith, so going with someone he's already worked with would be a great way to keep the forward momentum.

Clemons has also starred in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (as Beth) and Amazon's acclaimed series Transparent (as Bianca). The talented actress also has the remake of Flatliners coming in 2017.

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If cast, Clemons will join Flash actor Ezra Miller on the project, who will be making his debut (aside from a small cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice) in 2017's Justice League. The Flash film is expected to hit theatres sometime in 2018.