Robbie Amell is joining the cast of The Flash!
The Tomorrow People star joins the Arrow spinoff as Ronnie Raymond. His character is engaged to Caitlin Snow, and will first appear in the third episode. Ronnie Raymond is a DC Comics character, also known as one-half of Firestorm. In the comics, Ronnie is bonded with another man to form the nuclear-powered superhero, Firestorm.
Ronnie is a maintenance worker at S.T.A.R. Labs, and plays a part in the accident that transforms Barry Allen into The Flash.
Robbie’s cousin, Stephen, stars as the title character on Arrow, who makes a cameo in The Flash pilot.
The Flash premieres Oct. 7 at 7pm on CW55.