The CW has just announced that Tom Cavanagh and Carlos Valdes, who play Harrison Wells and Cisco respectively in “The Flash”, will bid farewell to the series at the end of season 7.
Bad news for The Flash fans: Tom Cavanagh and Carlos Valdes, two actors present since the debut of the series, have just announced their departures at the end of season 7 currently being broadcast in the United States.
Carlos Valdes, who plays Cisco Ramon since the first episode, will thus leave The Flash during season 7. The producers have however confirmed that the character would still be present for the finale.
As for Tom Cavanagh, who played Eobard Thawne / Reverse-Flash, as well as many versions of Harrison Wells, he was originally scheduled to leave the series at the end of Season 6, a short story he teased. in an instagram post published in February 2020. But the pandemic, which has forced studios to stop filming and cut the current seasons to several episodes, has changed that.
The actor therefore only appeared in the first three episodes of this season 7, just to finish the narrative arc left in suspense at the end of season 6. The producers of The Flash have also confirmed that Tom Cavanagh would be present in the next episodes, without for the moment confirming the date of its last appearance.
“Tom and Carlos have been an integral part of our series for seven seasons, and they will be sorely missed.“Eric Wallace, producer and showrunner of The Flash, said in a statement to Deadline. “Both are incredibly talented and have managed to create characters loved by fans. This is why we are happy to keep the door open for future returns …“.
Moreover, according to TV Line, season 7 of The Flash, which airs since March 2 on The CW, will see the return of Nora West-Allen (Jessica Parker Kennedy), the future adult daughter of Barry (Grant Gustin) and Iris (Candice Patton). Appeared for the first time in the finale of season 5, she should be present in several episodes and perhaps give the answer to Jordan Fisher, alias Bart Allen, her brother.