Kiana Madeira Joins The Flash Season 5 as Spin

Deadline reports that Sacred Lies star Kiana Madeira has joined the cast of The CW‘s The Flash as a recurring character for the show’s upcoming season 5.

Madeira’s is set to play the character of Spencer Young who is also known as the villain Spin. Young is described as a social media influencer who seizes the opportunity to make her dreams of becoming famous a reality when she discovers that there is a new hero in Central City. She’ll make her debut in season 5’s fourth episode.

In the comics, Madeira’s Spin character was originally a male character but producers ultimately decided to defer from the comics and change the character as a female for the DC television drama.

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, Hartley Sawyer as Ralph Dibny, Jessica Parker Kennedy as Nora West-Allen aka the speedster hero XS, Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton, with Tom Cavanagh as Dr. Harrison Wells, and Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West.

Based on the characters from DC Comics, The Flash is from by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Todd Helbing.

The season 5 of The Flash premieres on October 9 on The CW.