Vanessa Williams has joined the cast of The Flash. She has been cast as Iris West’s mother. Williams is known for her work on Candyman and Melrose Place – not to be confused with the former Miss America turned singer and actress.
Her character was not mentioned in the first season although it was implied she passed away when Iris was still a child. This season also sees Iris’ cousin Wally West joining the series. Hmmmm… wonder what this season will bring? Stay tuned, kids. The Flash returns Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.