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Keiynan Lonsdale

The CW’s The Flash has just cast a big role. Insurgent‘s Keiynan Lonsdale will play the role of Wally West. In the comics, Wally is Iris West’s nephew who ends up taking on the alias Kid Flash and became a founding member of the Teen Titans. Later, he took on the mantle of The Flash after Barry’s death.

 

“Just like when we met Grant for the first time, we instantly knew Keiynan embodied all the heart and courage of a hero,” The Flash’s executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said. “We are so excited to be bringing this much-beloved character onto the show.”

Lonsdale will join the show when it returns on October 6.

 

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Jenna Busch

Jenna Busch is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Legion of Leia and has hosted and written for sites like Nerdist, ComingSoon.net, Metro, Birth. Movies. Death., IGN, AOL, Huffington Post and more. She co-hosted Cocktails With Stan with the legendary Stan Lee and has appeared on Attack of the Show, Fresh Ink, Tabletop with Wil Wheaton, in the documentary She Makes Comics, on NPR and Al Jazeera America, and has covered film/TV/gaming/comics for years. She's currently a co-host on Most Craved. She's been published in the comics anthology Womanthology, is a chapter author for Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind, Game of Thrones Psychology and Star Trek Psychology and more, and owns a terrifying amount of swords and 20-sided dice. There are also those My Little Pony trailer voice overs that give one nightmares.

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