Ooh, I do love these little press release nuggets from Warner Brothers. This one is especially delightful. Below is the head shot of the new, modernized version of The Flash! The costume is designed by three time Academy Award Winner Colleen Atwood, whole also designed the green hooded costume for Arrow.
This of course if pertaining to The Flash pilot, which is in production right now for The CW by Warner Brothers Television. The Flash is being played by Grant Gustin, who debuted in the role in Arrow episode “The Scientist” as Barry Allen.
Below is the press release with all the details, courtesy of Warner Brothers:
THE FLASH FIRST IMAGE REVEALED AS PRODUCTION BEGINS ON
NEW PILOT FOR THE CW FROM WARNER BROS. TELEVISION,
BASED UPON CHARACTERS PUBLISHED BY DC COMICS
Costume Designed by Three-Time Academy Award® Winner Colleen Atwood
Please find attached the first image from The CW’s new pilot THE FLASH, from Warner Bros. Television and based upon characters published by DC Comics
- THE FLASH stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen and The Flash
- The costume for The Flash was designed by three-time Oscar® winner Colleen Atwood, who also designed the costume for ARROW and whose motion picture credits include Academy Awards® for her work on Alice in Wonderland, Memoirs of a Geisha and Chicago, as well as seven additional Oscar® nominations for films such as Snow White and the Huntsman, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Sleepy Hollow, among others
- Production begins on THE FLASH pilot next week
Through a freak accident, scientist Barry Allen is given the power of super speed that transforms him into the Fastest Man Alive, in THE FLASH.
THE FLASH pilot is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and David Nutter (all of Arrow). Nutter is directing from a script by Berlanti & Kreisberg & DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns.
THE FLASH is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, and is based upon characters published by DC Comics.
© 2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. Photo Credit: Jack Rowand