‘The Flash’ Star Grant Gustin On His Admiration For Superman Actor Christopher Reeve

The Flash star Grant Gustin opened up about his admiration for Superman actor Christopher Reeve.

Grant Gustin has never been shy about his love for Superman in interviews and on social media, despite playing The Flash on TV. On a recent episode of Michael Rosenbaum’s Inside of You podcast, Gustin talked about his love for Christopher Reeeve’s version of Superman.

Later on in the podcast, a fan submitted question to Grant Gustin asks what historical figure would he like to meet. Michael Rosenbaum reminisced about when Christopher Reeve appeared on Smallville, which led to The Flash star opening up about why the Superman actor has meant so much to him:

“He’s not really a historical figure. I guess he is, kind of, but that was an early hero for me and what happened to him was just so tragic. I know he made a whole second life out of it and was able to inspire all kinds of people and do all kinds of positive things, but it was just awful. I was devastated when he passed away. So if I could have known him in his prime, and even gotten to work with him or something, that would have been a lot to me.”

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The Flash continues tonight with the episode titled “Liberation” and you can read the official synopsis below:

HUGE CHANGES AHEAD FOR BARRY AND IRIS – After recent events, Barry (Grant Gustin) takes a closer look at his life with Iris (Candice Patton). Eva (guest star Efrat Dor) makes a bold move. Jeff Byrd directed the episode written by Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza (#617).

The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen, Candice Patton as Iris West, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow / Killer Frost, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon / Vibe, Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells, Jesse L. Martin as Joe West, Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton, and Hartley Sawyer as Ralph Dibny / Elongated Man.

The Flash airs on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. ET on The CW.

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Source: Inside of You

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.