THE FLASH Finds Its 'Iris West' And Casts Carlos Valdez As 'Vibe'
Deadline reveals that Candice Patton (The Game) has joined the cast of The CW's The Flash pilot. The series is set to debut this fall, and will feature a fully suited up Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) solving crimes in Central City as he attempts to uncover the truth behind the death of his mother. According to the site, Patton "will play Iris West, Allen’s fast-talking, quick-witted best friend who is also the daughter of Detective West (Martin), who serves as a surrogate father to Barry." Patton joins the recently cast Rick Cosnett (Detective Eddie Thawne) and Danielle Panabaker (Caitlin Snow). How do you guys feel about this news? Sound off below!
Grant Gustin made his debut as Barry Allen in Arrow, while Jesse L. Martin was recently chosen to play Detective West, but The Flash has now found his daughter - Iris - in the form of The Game's Candice Patton. Hit the jump for further details!
UPDATE: Variety is reporting that Broadway’s Carlos Valdes is set to play, "mechanical engineering genius Cisco Ramon (DC Comics fans might know him better as Vibe)." That's all we know for now, while it's unclear whether or not there are any other major roles left to be cast. Barry Allen's father and his bosses at Central City PD certainly seem likely...
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