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The Flash Season 8 Netflix Release Date Confirmed

The Flash Season 8 Netflix Release Date
The Flash Season 8 Netflix Release Date

The Flash, the most successful and lengthiest show on the CW, will soon be available on Netflix. But the question is whether it will be released in its entirety or in installments on a weekly basis. The eighth season of the superhero series is based on a DC comic book of the same title. The show premiered on the CW in 2014 and is part of the Arrowverse world. The most recent season began with the Armageddon Crossover event. It is presently the series’ fifth graphic novel.

According to a previous agreement with The CW, all CW episodes will be available on the streaming service for the duration of their run plus an additional 5 years. This agreement also included a condition stating that all The CW series would be available on the platform eight days following the season finale. The hitch is that this agreement expired in 2019. As a result, predicting when Season 8 will premiere is tricky.

The Flash Season 8 Netflix Release Date

The latest season of The Flash lands on Netflix!

The Flash Crossovers Explained

The first five episodes of the season were crossover event chapters starring various Arrowverse actors and heroes. The episodes will “not quite be a crossover, but it will have a crossover-type feel,” according to The CW’s President Mark Pedowitz. Cress Williams, repeating his role as Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning from the Arrowverse series Black Lightning, announced in May 2021 that he had been invited to make a guest appearance in the season and was in talks to appear. Williams expressed interest in appearing because he enjoyed being a part of the “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover and thought he and Gustin got along well in their moments together. Pedowitz reportedly mentioned that other actors had been approached at the time.

How Many Episodes Does The Flash Season 8 Will Land On Netflix?

The entire season lasts for 20 episodes and it will be available on the platform for your viewing pleasure. However, depending on your location, Netflix might reserve the right to drop the season all at once or drop a weekly episode. We will break that apart for you further down this article. So stay with us!


For season 8, Grant Gustin reprises his role as Barry Allen. Candice Patton plays Iris West-Allen. Jesse L. Martin plays Joe West. Danielle Nicolet Plays Cecile Horton. For the first five crossover episodes, Tony Curran plays Despero, Javicia Leslie plays Batwona, and Brandon Routh plays The Atom. Moreover, Cress Williams plays Black Lightning, Chyler Leigh plays Sentinel, and Kat McNamara plays Green Arrow. Also, Neal McDonough plays Damien Darhk and Tom Cavanagh plays Reverse-Flash.

The Flash Season 8 Trailer

The Flash Season 8 Crossover Plotlines

Under strange reasons, a formidable alien menace appears on Earth, and Barry, Iris, and the rest of Team Flash are tested to their limits in a daring struggle to preserve the world. But, with time running out and humanity’s survival at risk, Flash and his comrades will need to recruit the assistance of some old acquaintances if the forces of righteousness are to triumph.

The Flash Post Crossover Plotlines

After the crossover concludes, viewers can expect to see the series pivot towards Iris and her time sickness. With the conclusion of season seven, we saw how she was going in and out of temporal planes. And while The Still Force did manage to stabilize her for the moment, the team will work towards a solution. And as we know, Team Flash manages to find a mode to counteract how these forces work against them. So, the season will go around that. We won’t tell you the rest because we don’t want to spoil the fun!

The Flash Season 8 Netflix Release Date

The Crossover episodes are really fun!

The Flash Season 8 Netflix Release Date

The Flash Season 8 will release on Netflix on July 7, 2022. This is the confirmed landing date for the United States where all the episodes will land at once. However, many other regions will also get the DC superhero series on a weekly basis. These are for countries in Europe like Holland, Belgium, Portugal, and Slovakia. Moreover, countries like Israel and Canada will also receive The Flash weekly. With this, we conclude our coverage of the Flash here at Otakukart. Thanks for reading our article, and please keep checking out our page to see more entertainment content. See you soon!

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