We are pleased to announce that John Wesley Shipp (photo attached), who played Barry Allen/The Flash in the 1990s TV series, has joined the cast of The CW and Warner Bros. Television’s pilot THE FLASH.
Shipp will guest star in the pilot in a mystery role, with the part intended to be a recurring guest star in series.
- Network: The CW
- Auspices: Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television
- Format: One-hour drama
- Executive Producers: Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, David Nutter
- Co-Executive Producer: Melissa Kellner Berman
- Based upon characters published by DC Comics
- Writers: Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, Geoff Johns
- Director: David Nutter
- Logline: Through a freak accident, scientist Barry Allen is given the power of super speed that transforms him into the Fastest Man Alive.
- Starring: Grant Gustin as Barry Allen, Candice Patton as Iris West, Rick Cosnett as Detective Eddie Thawne, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon, with Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells and Jesse L. Martin as Detective West