'The Flash': David Ramsay, Kellan Lonsdale and Sendhill Ramamurthy Return for Final Season
The trio is joined by Arrowverse alumni Nicole Maines and Javicia Leslie, who will return for one final show of The Flash.
The ninth and final season of The CW Flash is poised to be the show's biggest yet, not only because it's the show's final season, but also because many familiar Arrowverse faces are returning. After previously announcing Nicole Maines and Javicia Leslie, the show revealed that David Ramsay, Kenan Lonsdale and Sendhill Lama Mercy will reprise their roles.
Ramsey has long been a major figure in the Arrowverse, first appearing as John Diggle/Spartan in the flagship series Arrow. After the show wrapped in 2020, Ramsay went on to make guest appearances in Batwoman, Supergirl and DC's Legends of Tomorrow. This latest announcement marks Ramsey's return to The Flash, after having guest-starred in multiple episodes (including a crossover) over the years. Executive producer Eric Wallace said in a statement that Diggle "has a special place in our hearts" and praised the "majestic presence and commitment to excellence" that Ramsey brings to the show.
Lonsdale originally joined the series in season 2, playing Iris' brother Wally West. Eventually, Wally joins the Speedster ranks as Kid Flash. After three solid seasons and some changes, plus appearing in a few episodes of Legends of Tomorrow, Lonsdale left the role and Work on other projects. Wallace teases that Wally's return is "a special and heartfelt" story, and viewers will see "Kennan's brilliant performance showing a side of Wally West that you've never seen before."
Last but not least, Rama Murthy will reprise his role as Dr. Ramsay Rosso/Blood Products. His introduction came in season 6. On the show, Ramsay is a research oncologist seeking a cure for cancer after his mother's death. His research leads him down a steep incline, transforming him into the gigantic, creepy Bloodwork. Team Flash eventually stopped him and sent him to Celestial Eye, where Ramsay hinted at a bigger plan. Regarding Ramamurthy's return, Wallace revealed that the team was trying to bring him back somehow and knew they wanted him to be part of "The Flash's final game." He joked that Bloodwork was the catalyst for "one of The Flash's craziest, most exciting adventures to date."
Season 9 will begin a week after the events of the season 8 finale. After the Flash and Reverse Flash battle again, Barry and Iris are closer than ever. Unfortunately, a new threat has entered Canterlot that will complicate their lives. this last season Also marks the end of the Arrowverse show.
The Flash season 9 premieres Wednesday, February 8 at 8 p.m. ET. ET on the CW, available the next day on the CW app and website. Watch the trailer below: