Though the typical lead stars of The CW shows are normally within the Millennial-friendly 20s-30s range, the best series have at least one veteran actor onboard as a mentor and confidant. Supernatural has Bobby Singer (Jim Beaver) and John Winchester (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), The 100 has a whole space station full of adult advisors, and The Flash has two father figures in Henry (John Wesley Shipp) and Joe (Jesse L. Martin). However, that last show also has the talented Tom Cavanagh as an often duplicitous mentor in Harrison Wells, a character who has quite literally changed faces and traveled across space and time.
So when Cavanagh stopped by to talk to DC Entertainment for a preview of this week’s DC Comics/The CW shows, you can’t help but ask yourself, can we trust anything he says? This is a guy who’s played a character who was in turn playing another character, then reappeared as a doppelganger of that character from another Earth. He’s shady, but also undeniably cool. Watch the video interview for yourself to decide just how much you’re willing to believe the man behind Harrison Wells.
Take a look and listen to Cavanagh tease the Season 2 finale to The Flash:
What did you do over DC All Access’s recent break? Because we built ourselves a time machine! In this exclusive #DCTV clip, Hector Navarro discusses the complexities of time travel with someone who knows a thing or two about it—The Flash’s Tom Cavanagh! They also preview this week’s exciting new episodes of The Flash, Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and of course, share some of your answers to our last “Question of the Week.” Say, how about we build a particle accelerator next? Nothing bad could happen from that, right?
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The Flash airs tonight on The CW at 8pm. Check out some of our recent coverage below:
- ‘The Flash’ Villain of the Week: Who Is Rupture?
- ‘The Flash’ Recap: “Back to Normal” – On The CW, Aging is the Worst Possible Fate
- ‘The Flash’: Tom Cavanagh and Executive Producer Andrew Kreisberg Tease Season 3
- ‘The Flash’ Season 2: Tom Cavanagh & Andrew Kreisberg on Working with Kevin Smith
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