DC and the CW network are busy at work on the first full season of ‘Flash’ and casting has begun to happen much more frequently. Today sees the announcement that Robbie Amell, cousin of Stephen (Arrow) has been cast in the show.
Robbie is set to play Ronnie Raymond who II the comics, is bonded with another man to form the nuclear-powered superhero, Firestorm.
Ronnie/Firestorm has rarely been seen in TV and film, though the character has made its way to several animated properties such as Super Friends: The Legendary Superpowers Show, The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians and Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. This would be the first time the character would be seen in a live-action property.
Amell joins Gustin, Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, Jesse L. Martin, Candice Patton, Tom Cavanagh, Rick Cosnett and John Wesley Shipp in the ensemble.