DCU has been going through some changes recently, and with the new Flash movie releasing this June, the studio is once again in the news. The Flash has become one of the most controversial movies of the DC Universe due to its multiple delays. Now the much-anticipated movie is finally ready to be released in June 2023.

However, before diving into the plot of the movie, the cast and the problems it faced along the way, we should consider looking at the character Flash and how he changed throughout the years. The Flash infographic shows the evolution of the character and many changes to his design, aliases, and enemies he faced from his first appearance in The Flash Comics in 1940 to 2023. So seeing this beloved character on the big screen is definitely going to be exciting for many fans. Let’s see what The Flash has to offer to its viewers.

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The Upcoming Flash Movie

Despite being embroiled in controversies and unexpected delays, the much anticipated Flash movie is ready to be released on June 16th, 2023. The DCU movie will follow the journey of Barry Allen as he decides to save his family and ends up making certain changes in the world. Let’s explore what we know of the movie and its potential plot.

The Flash 2023: Cast, Plot, And More

The Flash will traverse the story of Barry Allen as he chooses to use his speed powers to travel back in time. However, as Barry goes back in time to save his family, he creates major ripple effects which completely shift the reality of the whole world. Now Barry is forced to travel this more dangerous world which is teeming with dangers, in an attempt to save the world.

The plot of the latest Flash movie seems like a typical superhero movie. The Flash first appeared in the Dawn Of Justice movie and finally got his feature film in the DC Universe. However, the road for The Flash was not smooth as the movie had to be delayed multiple times due to COVID-19 and other date-related issues.

If we are to take a look at the cast of The Flash, Ezra Miller will be portraying the role of The Flash as well as his doppelganger. Sasha Calle, Ben Affleck, and Micheal Keaton will also be a part of the movie. Calle will portray the role of Supergirl, while Affleck and Keaton will both be playing Bruce Wayne, aka Batman.

There have been reports that due to the various date changes, The movie underwent multiple changes during the filming phase, and this includes the directors of the movie. The movie was initially supposed to be filmed under the direction of Seth Grahame-Smith and was later passed on to Rick Famuyiwa. However, due to certain issues and prolonged filming, the direction went to John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein. 

Currently, Andy Muschietti is the director of the movie after all the previous directors chose not to work due to creative differences. Muschietti is known for his horror movies, including projects like IT and IT Chapter Two. He was also considered for the role due to his knack for easily creating a creepy and dark atmosphere, which was needed for the upcoming Flash movie.

If you are wondering which DC comic The Flash is inspired by, then it would have to be the 2011 comic Flashpoint. Initially, the movie was also supposed to be titled Flashpoint but was later renamed to The Flash.


The Flash will be getting released soon, and a lot of viewers are anticipating the movie due to the changed look of Flash in this movie. Additionally, The Flash is reportedly receiving one of the biggest openings ever for a DC Universe movie. Now that you know all about the upcoming movie, you can decide whether you want to watch the movie in theatres or wait for it to be released online.