The Flash Season Six Officially Begins Production

The Flash star Hartley Sawyer took to Twitter to reveal that production has officially begun on the sixth season of The CW‘s popular superhero series starring Grant Gustin as the titular scarlet speedster. Sawyer has portrayed the role of Ralph Dibny/ Elongated Man since the show’s fourth season. The series is scheduled to return on Tuesday, October 8.

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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, 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.

Last season, Chris Klein (ElectionOzAmerican Pie) has joined the cast, portraying the new scourge of Central City, Cicada. A grizzled, blue-collar everyman whose family has been torn apart by metahumans, Cicada now seeks to exterminate the epidemic — one metahuman at a time.

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Based on the characters from DC ComicsThe 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.