Valdes Cast in the CW’s Pilot “The Flash”

Carlos Valdes’ career is flashin’ forward…

The Latino actor, who currently appears on Broadway in the hit musical Once, has been cast in the CW’s pilot The Flash, which is based on the DC comic.

Carlos Valdes

The project, from Warner Bros. Television, is an origin story about Barry Allen, aka The Flash (portrayed by Grant Gustin), a Central City assistant police forensics investigator who arrives in Starling to look into a series of unexplained robberies that may have a connection to a tragedy in his past.

Valdes will portray Cisco Ramon, a mechanical engineering genius and the youngest member of the team of scientists at STAR Labs.

Valdes, a University of Michigan graduate, previously appeared in the Broadway Across America tour production of the hit musical Jersey Boys.

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