According to TVLine, actor Keiynan Lonsdale has been casted as Wally West, aka Kid Flash, in The Flash’s Second Season. The character will be a regular role.
Wally West becomes the speedster known as Kid Flash in the comics lore. In the comics, Wally has been both the nephew of Iris West and husband to Linda Park (who was played during Season one by Malese Jow).
“Just like when we met Grant for the first time, we instantly knew Keiynan embodied all the heart and courage of a hero,” executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said in a statement. “We are so excited to be bringing this much-beloved character onto the show.”
Keiynan Lonsdale is know for his role in ‘Dance Academy’ and ‘Insurgent’.
The Flash returns Tuesday, October 6 on the CW at 8PM.
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