The Flash: Could Final Season Lead Into The Flash Movie?

The various movies and TV shows based on DC Comics have had a whirlwind of a week, with a lot of updates regarding their potential futures (or lack thereof).

 This began on Monday with the confirmation that The Flash will be ending with its upcoming ninth season on The CW, which will air on the network beginning in 2023.

This final season will most likely serve as the end of a chapter for the network's Arrowverse of shows, but there's also been the question of if and how it will factor into the larger DC multiverse.

In particular, one question has come up, considering the timing of things — could the final season of The Flash show dovetail directly into the upcoming The Flash movie?

The two current live-action versions of the Scarlet Speedster have been tied together almost from the jump

For years, fans had entertained the possibility of Gustin and Miller crossing over in some capacity, and they got their wish completely by surprise in early 2020, when Miller made a secret cameo in The CW's "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover.

"I got a phone call from [Warner Bros. boss], Peter Roth, saying, 'I know you're locked, but can you put Ezra into the crossover?'" crossover producer Marc Guggenheim explained at the time.

. "And I said, 'Yes.' And he said, 'How, you're series wrapped? And you're wrapped on the crossover.'

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