Katee Sackhoff Joins The Flash as New Villain

Entertainment Weekly reports that Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff has joined the cast of The Flash as a new villain. Sackhoff is set to play the villain Amunet Black, aka Blacksmith, described as a “steely and badass boss of an underground black market for supervillains.” The outlet reports Amunet uses every means possible, including the long list of metahumans under her thumb, to ensure her illicit enterprise thrives.

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Sackhoff will first appear in episode 4.05 of the new season which also sees Arrow’s Emily Bett Rickards guest starring as Felicity Smoak. She joins an extensive roster of new cast members for the series, including Hartley Swayer as Ralph Dibny aka The Elongated Man, plus Danny Trejo as Breacher, Kim Engelbrecht as The Mechanic, and Neil Sandilands as the big bad of the new season, The Thinker.

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The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash, Candice Patton as Iris West, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramo, Tom Cavanagh as Dr. Harrison Wells and Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West. Season 2 of the series also introduced Keiynan Lonsdale as Wally West and the Earth-2 version of The Flash as played by John Wesley Shipp (who also played Barry’s father, Henry Allen).

The Flash will return on October 10 at 8 PM ET.

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