The long awaited casting spoiler for Arrow’s interpretation of The Flash has arrived!
Grant Gustin (famous for his role on Glee) has been cast as Barry Allen, a forensic scientist who will eventually become The Flash, on three episodes of Arrow’s second season with a could-be series spinoff!
Allen’s character is being described as ‘a Central City assistant police forensic investigator who arrives in Starling to look into a series of unexplained robberies that may have a connection to a tragedy in his past’.
It goes on to describe him as ‘A comic book fan boy, Barry is obsessed with the Arrow unaware that working with Oliver and Felicity to solve the crime has brought him right into the dangerous world of the vigilante’.
Barry will first appear in Episodes 8 and 9 of the second season of Arrow before the backdoor pilot for the potential spin-off airs as Episode 20, filming for the first episode to feature Barry Allen will start on September 30.
Are you happy with Grant Gustin being The Flash or did you have someone else in mind?