The CW’s various Arrowverse shows are consistently adding new DC Comics characters to their rosters. While this can sometimes be overwhelming, the sheer number of characters and concepts that DC has developed over the years nonetheless offers the showrunners a wealth of storytelling possibilities.
During a recent installment of the CW’s streaming ‘Fan Feast’ series, actor Carlos Valdes (who plays Cisco Ramon / Vibe on the series) confirmed a character introduction that is set to be a made following the show’s return from its midseason break:
“There’s going to be a new visitor to our world named Gypsy. DC Comics fans will be familiar with Gypsy. She’s going to be coming into our world and Vibe will definitely get to learn some new skills as part of getting to know her. So I’m excited to see how that plays out.”
And now we know that it will be Jessica Camacho (‘Sleepy Hollow,’ ‘Frequency’) that will play the new visitor who will be teaching Cisco a few tricks!
Co-created by Gerry Conway and Chuck Patton, Gypsy (also known as Cindy Reynolds) has served on a number of teams over the years, including the Birds of Prey and several incarnations of the Justice League (most notably the Justice League Detroit). Gypsy’s powers involve creating illusions, most often as a form of camouflage for herself and others, thought she is also able to project illusions into the minds of others, based on that individual’s greatest fears.
In the CW series, Gypsy will be an inter-dimensional bounty hunter on a mission to apprehend a wanted fugitive and will stop at nothing to hunt down her quarry and bring them to justice.
No word yet on exactly when she will be introduced on ‘The Flash’ or how long the character might remain on the show. Be sure to check back with ScienceFiction.com for more information as it becomes available.
‘The Flash’ airs Tuesday nights on the CW and stars Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, Tom Cavanaugh, Jesse L. Martin, and Keiynan Lonsdale. The series will return from its midseason break on January 24, 2017.
Source: The Wrap