Today, a short list of actress was announced that are up for the role of (assuming) Iris West in DC Films upcoming Flash film starring Ezra Miller as Barry Allen. According to Variety Dope and Neighbors 2 star Kiersey Clemons is the top choice for the female lead in the upcoming superhero film. If she would sign on she would re-team with her Dope director Rick Famuyiwa; who was recently announced as director of The Flash after Seth Grahame-Smith dropped out.
Other names mentioned by Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter include singer Rita Ora and Lucy Boynton. These actresses (Minus Lucy Boynton) would keep in the vein of the critically acclaimed Flash TV Show which made the West family come from African-American decent. This was something also introduced in The New 52 comic books.
The Flash hits in 2018