Danielle Panabaker and Rick Cosnett Cast on The Flash Pilot

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A couple familiar faces have been cast on the upcoming Flash pilot.

With Jesse L. Martin already on board as a detective, Rick Cosnett has been confirmed for the Arrow spinoff as Eddie Thawne, another law enforcement official who recently got transferred to Central City and who possesses a dark secret.

Cosnett can currently be seen on The Vampire Diaries Season 5 in the role of Dr. Wes Manfield.

Dr. Wes Maxfield Photo

Danielle Panabaker, meanwhile, will appear on the pilot as bioengineer Caitlin Snow, someone who lost her fiancé during an explosion at S.T.A.R. labs.

The Flash will star Grant Gustin as Barry Allen, a DC Comic character who debuted on Arrow Season 2 to rave reviews.

If this series receive a pick up by The CW, it will likely be included on the 2014-2015 schedule.

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will watch this for Pannabaker, she's an amazing actress who's had bad luck in television so far.


While I haven't seen these two before, I always love seeing new blood on TV, especially in comic book shows! So excited! :)


This pilot is getting better by every new casting announcment. I really dislike Rick in VD so he is playing his role good. Ms Pannabaker is great. Really interested who they gonna cat as Iris West.