The Vampire Diaries’ Malese Jow Joins The Flash in Key Role

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The Hollywood Reporter brings word this afternoon that former “The Vampire Diaries” and “Star-Crossed” star Malese Jow has joined the cast of “The Flash” in the role of Linda Park, the love interest of another Flash, Wally West, in the source material. In the series, Park is described as a quick-witted reporter for the Central City Picture News who befriends both Iris as she traverses the world of journalism as well as Barry after the two meet in a local Central City bar. She will make her debut on the series in episode 12.

Jow’s Linda Park joins an ever-increasing roster of comic book characters that will appear on the series, including Greg FInley as Girder, Dominic Purcell as Heat Wave, Clancy Brown as General Wade Eiling, Kelly Frye as Plastique, Wentworth Miller as Captain Cold, and many others!

Starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Rick Cosnett, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, with Tom Cavanagh and Jesse L. Martin, “The Flash” airs Tuesdays at 8 P.M. ET/PT on The CW.

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