The Flash Season 9: Javicia Leslie Returns to the Arrowverse for Mystery Role

It has been over seven months since Batwoman ended its three-season run on The CW, and now it looks like lead star Javicia Leslie is making her return to the Arrowverse. The EW brings word that Leslie has been tapped for a mystery role in the upcoming ninth and final season of the long-running superhero series The Flash.

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Further details about her casting and episode count are still being kept under wraps. However, recent set photos hint that she might be portraying Red Death, who, in the comics, is an alternate evil version of Batman that was able to use the Speed Force following the death of Robin.

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The Flash series currently stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash, Candice Patton as Iris West, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow, Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton, and Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West.

Based on the characters from DC Comics, The Flash is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Todd Helbing.


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