The Flash is an American superhero series developed by Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns and Andrew Kreisberg. The series is based on the DC Comics character Barry Allen / Flash, a young man with the ability to move at an incredible superhuman speed. The music of the movie is composed by Blake Neely, Nathaniel Blume, Daniel James Chan and Sherri Chung. The Flash was produced by J.P. Finn, Emily Silver, Jennifer Lence, Carl Ogawa, Geoff Garrett, Brooke Roberts, Dermott Downs, Glen Winter, and Judalina Neira. The executive producers of The Flash include David Nutter, Gabrielle Stanton, Sarah Schechter, Aaron Helbing, Todd Helbing, Andrew Kreisberg, and Greg Berlanti.
The series was primarily filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The cinematographers of the series include C. Kim Miles, Brenton Spencer, Stewart Whelan, Alwyn Kumst and Jeffrey C. Mygatt. The series was edited by Nathan Draper, Felicia Mignon and Christopher Oakes. The series is shot with a single-camera setup.
The Flash premiered in Brazil on the 7th of October, 2014, where it became the second-most watched premiere in the history of The CW (next to Vampire Diaries). The series is still ongoing with 6 seasons and 133 episodes completed already. The series is produced under Berlanti Productions, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Television. It is majorly distributed by The CW Network, along with, Canadian TV, FOX, HBO Max, Netflix and Warner Home Video.
The Flash has received numerous appraisals and accolades. The series has been nominated for 80 awards out of which it has won 26. Notably, the series won the People’s Choice Award for “Favorite New TV Drama” in 2014. It was also nominated for the Outstanding Special Visual Effects at the 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Some of the lead characters in The Flash include Barry Allen / The Flash by Grant Gustin, Iris West by Candice Patton, Caitlin Snow by Danielle Panabaker, Cisco Ramon by Carlos Valdes, Dr. Harry Wells by Tom Cavanagh, Joe West by Jesse L. Martin, Cecile Horton by Danielle Nicolet, Wally West by Keiynan Lonsdale, Eddie Thawne by Rick Cosnett, Zoom by Ryan Hand;ey, Savitar by Tobin Bell and many other characters.
The failure of a massive scientific project triggered a lightening which struck Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), a young forensic scientist in Central City. He wakes up from a long coma only to realize that he has been gifted with superhuman speed which enables him to literally move at lightning speed. He later finds out that he is not the only with special gifts. The series follows his crime fighting adventure as he strives to keep his city safe from dangerous forces.