The Flash‘s Grant Gustin has taken to social media with a response to the racist attacks that were recently made against co-star Candice Patton.
Grant Gustin took to his personal Instagram earlier this week. The Flash star shared his support for LGBTQ+ rights, leading to some users posting racists comments aimed at Candice Patton. The actress has played Grant Gustin’s love-interest and wife on The CW’s series since it began back in 2014. The racist comments came from fans who have a problem with Cancide Patton playing a white character from the comics. In Candice Patton’s defense, Grant Gustin assured that he will be condemning the racist attacks from now on and that Candice Patton knows he has her back.
But that wasn’t all. Grant Gustin took it even one step further, when he shared a video on his Instagram story, and gave his full support for Candice Patton and making it crystal clear for fans. You can hear Grant Gustin’s full comments on the racist attacks against The Flash co-star Candice Patton in the video below.
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"Our iris is an african-american actress. she is Black. she is beautiful and she is our iris and she is always gonna be. always has and always will be. she is barry's endgame and Candice Patton plays her." It will always be. It's good to know that Grant supports Candice, thank you for this. ~ ~ #theflash #westallen #barryallen #iriswest #iriswestallen #bartholomewhenryallen #irisannwest #barryandiris #grandice #grandiceedit #candicepatton #candicekp #grantgustin #grantgust
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Details on the next season of The Flash have yet to be revealed, but the series is said to be casting a new male villain and a “socially awkward” scientist who will appear opposite Grant Gustin and Candice Patton when the series returns later this year. The series is currently in production in Vancouver.
The first details for the next season of The Flash are expected to be announced next week at San Diego Comic-Con 2019. On Saturday, July 20, the Batwoman pilot screening/Q&A will kick things off for The CW at 10:30 a.m. in Ballroom 20. In tow will be the final SDCC panel for Stephen Amell’s Arrow at 3:30 p.m., followed by the Supergirl panel at 4:15 p.m., the Black Lightning panel at 5 p.m., and Grant Gustin’s The Flash at 5:45 p.m. to round out the network’s content.
The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen / The Flash, 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 Season 6 premieres on October 8, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Grant Gustin and The Flash as we learn it.
‘Elseworlds’ Photos Include New Look At Batwoman & The Smallville Farm
The CW has released a new batch of Elseworlds photos that offer another look at Batwoman, Lois Lane, and the Smallville farm.
The next Arrowverse crossover begins in less than one week and the CW has unveiled a new collection of stills featuring the DC heroes who will take part in the three-night event. Included in the new set of photos are more glimpses at the Smallville farm, Ruby Rose in full costume as Batwoman, Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane, and the main DC Trinity fighting alongside John Wesley Shipp as The Flash.
You can check out the first photo below and click "Next" to continue the gallery!
You can read the official synopsis for the first part of the crossover below!
EPIC ELSEWORLDS CROSSOVER KICKS OFF TONIGHT — When Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Oliver Queen (guest star Stephen Amell) wake up one morning and realize they have swapped bodies with each other, the two set off to find out what disturbed the timeline to cause such a shift. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when they present their case to Team Flash and the gang doesn’t believe them. Barry and Oliver realize they need Supergirl’s (guest star Melissa Benoist) help and travel to Smallville on Earth-38 where they end up meeting Kara’s cousin, Clark Kent (guest star Tyler Hoechlin), and intrepid reporter, Lois Lane (guest star Elizabeth Tulloch). LaMonica Garrett guest stars as The Monitor. Kevin Tancharoen directed the episode written by Eric Wallace & Sam Chalsen.
The 2018 Elseworlds crossover starts with a special episode of The Flash on Sunday, December 9 and continues with Arrow on Monday, December 10. The three-night event will then conclude with Supergirl on Tuesday, December 11.
All three entries will air at 8:00 p.m. ET on their respective nights.