Flash-Back: John Wesley Shipp to Guest Star on Arrow Spinoff

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John Wesley Shipp is steering himself back to Central City.

The actor, who portrayed Barry Allen the short-lived CBS series The Flash, will guest star on the upcoming Flash pilot on The CW... and subsequently guest star if the network places a series order.

Details on his role are unknown at this time.

John Wesley Shipp as The Flash

Grant Gustin will reprise the role he introduced in a pair of early Arrow Season 2 episodes for the pilot, with other confirmed cast members including:

  • Candice Patton (as Allen’s best friend, Iris West)
  • Jesse L. Martin (as Iris' father/Central City Detective West)
  • Carlos Valdes (as engineering guru Cisco Roman)
  • Daniele Panabaker (as bioengineering expert Caitlin Snow)
  • Rick Cosnett (as Detective Eddie Thawne)
  • Tom Cavanagh (as S.T.A.R. Labs scientist Harrison Wells)

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    Samcroking

    I smell Jay Garrick !

    I still think grant is a little too skinny.

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