Rita Ora is in the running for a role in The Flash film.

The star is in contention to play reporter Iris West in the DC Comics movie, in which Ezra Miller plays the super-fast superhero Barry Allen.

She is reportedly facing some tough competion in the form of American actress Kiersey Clemons and British starlet Lucy Boynton for the role of the Picture News journalist who will be The Flash’s love interest.

The pop star has previously appeared in Fast & Furious 6, Southpaw and also plays Mia Grey in the 50 Shades of Grey franchise.

The Flash movie will be directed by Rick Famuyiwa and is scheduled for release in 2018.

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