We have some exciting news to report today as The CW has cast ‘American Pie’ alum Chris Klein, as the DC Comics villain, ‘Cicada‘ in the upcoming season of ‘The Flash‘! For more on this get the latest news below and let us know if you are excited about this casting move AFTER THE JUMP!
In the DC mythology, Cicada was a mysterious cult leader who aimed to murder anybody that The Flash had ever saved, using trademark lightning bolt daggers. WBTV and DC describe him as “a grizzled, blue-collar everyman whose family has been torn apart by metahumans, Cicada now seeks to exterminate the epidemic — one metahuman at a time.”
Season 5 finds Barry Allen aka The Flash (Grant Gustin), having dispatched of The Thinker, contemplating his future with his new wife Iris (Candice Patton) and their speedster daughter from the future, Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy), already grown and a part of their lives.