The Flash Recruits Heroes’ Greg Grunberg

The Flash fans that are also fans of the series Heroes, get ready to geek out because some big piece of news just came out. Mashable announced that Greg Grunberg, best known for his role as Matt Parkman on the NBC series Heroes, has joined Season 3 in a role that will be recurring, starting with next week’s episode.

“Grunberg plays Detective Tom Patterson, who makes his debut in Season 3, episode 7, “Killer Frost,” airing Nov. 22. A gruff, stalwart figure at Central City Police Department, Det. Patterson is unwavering in his commitment to protecting Central City from the dangerous metas that threaten it. “

Here is also the official description for next week’s episode, which was directed by Grunberg’s co-host Kevin Smith:

“Killer Frost”— (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

KEVIN SMITH DIRECTS; KILLER FROST EMERGES — Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) uses her powers to save Barry (Grant Gustin) but as her mother predicted, the effort unleashes her inner Killer Frost. Killer Frost goes on a rampage looking for Dr. Alchemy, kidnapping Julian (Tom Felton) and battling both The Flash and Vibe (Carlos Valdes). Meanwhile, Joe (Jesse L. Martin) and H.R. (Tom Cavanagh) have a heart to heart talk. Kevin Smith directed the episode with story by Judalina Neira and teleplay by Andrew Kreisberg & Brooke Roberts (#307). Original airdate 11/22/2016.”

The Flash airs on Tuesday nights at 8/7c on The CW. Are you excited to see Grunberg join the show? Let us know in the comments below and stay tuned for the latest episode of The Flash Podcast!

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