Dominic Purcell will join the cast of the upcoming Flash/Arrow spinoff as the villainous Heat Wave according to Deadline. Purcell adds to the talented cast which includes Brandon Routh (Ray Palmer/The Atom), Wentworth Miller (Captain Cold), Victor Garber (Dr. Martin Stein) and Caity Lotz (Katie Cassidy).
As Heat Wave also known as Mick Rory, Purcell reprises his role as the pyromaniac obsessed with fire, who teams up with Captain Cold (Miller). Purcell currently plays the character on the CW’s The Flash.
The spin off is still untitled, and has promised to add some DC villains to it’s lineup. Arrow creators Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim are working together with Warner Bros TV and Berlanti Productions on the project.
You can see Purcell in an upcoming episode of The Flash on March 24, “Rogue Time”. In the meantime, at the past weekends Paleyfest, trailers of Arrow and Flash were shown with plenty of teasers. Take a look at it below: