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The Amell cousins are joining forces in the DC Comics universe. Robbie Amell has been cast in The CW’s The Flash in a recurring role playing Ronnie Raymond — better known to DC fans as half of the Firestorm team.

The casting marks Amell’s return to the network following the axing of his short-lived super-hero show The Tomorrow People, and puts the actor in the same creative TV universe as cousin Stephen Amell, the star of The Flash companion series Arrow. ” Geoff Johns, Andrew Kreisberg and myself designed the pilot and series to include Ronnie (aka Firestorm) — and to »

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