How to Get Away with Murder: Rome Flynn Promoted to Series Regular!

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Here's some news that we definitely expected to become a reality:

Rome Flynn, who first appeared on How to Get Away with Murder's fourth season finale, has been promoted to a series regular ahead of the Shondaland drama's fifth season. 

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Deadline first reported the news

When How to Get Away with Murder Season 4 came to a close, Gabriel Maddox (Flynn) signing up for law school. 

Making things ever more mysterious, the go-to killer Frank (Charlie Weber) was also along for the ride, suggesting that he was also signing up for classes. 

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But Frank noticed Gabriel was in attendance at Middleton, and quickly dialed some digits into his phone. 

“The fun is over, her kid’s here,” he said to the person on the other end of the line. 

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There's no word yet on who the kid actually is, but various rumors have been doing the rounds since the finale aired earlier this year. 

We know that Bonnie (Liza Weil) had a secret son, there's a possibility the addition of Gabriel could be a result of that. 

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There's also a popular theory, that Annalise's son is actually alive, and Gabriel could be him. 

If you keep up to speed with the likes of Grey's Anatomy and Station 19, you will know that Shondaland shows have some of the biggest twists on all of TV. 

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There's no word yet on what the big mystery will be for How to Get Away with Murder Season 5 considering the "Who Killed Wes?" plot is finally finished. 

There were a lot of lingering threads left in the finale, but none sufficient enough to carry the big mystery. 

In any case, we'll keep you up to speed on all the latest developments as we learn them. 

Flynn has previously appeared on the likes of NCIS: New Orleans, MacGyver and The Bold and the Beautiful. 

What do you think of Rome Flynn's casting on the series? 

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Hit the comments below!

Remember you can watch How to Get Away with Murder online right here via TV Fanatic. 

How to Get Away with Murder will return this fall to ABC. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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How to Get Away with Murder Quotes

Never take a learning opportunity away from another student. No matter how smart you need everyone to think you are.

Annalise Keating

Laurel: Hey, I'm sorry it took me so long to call you back. Mass went on for really really long.
Wes: Annalise told me where you are.
Laurel: My grandmother did actually die. Three years ago, so it wasn't a full on lie.