Javicia Leslie will be playing the role of Red Death in ‘The Flash‘ Season 9, confirmed by a source. Leslie was previously cast in the lead role of Batwoman. She portrays Ryan Wilder in the second season of CW’s Batwoman. The Flash season 9 will premiere in early 2023 on The CW.
In DC Comics, The Red Death is a villainous version of Batman from Earth-52 of DC. The Red Death is also a member of the Dark Knights, a group of vigilantes from the Dark Multiverse whose goal is to assist the deity Barbatos to plunge the central DC Multiverse into darkness. The character Red Death was mentioned in The Flash Season 5 “Memorabilia” episode.
The Flash Season 9 will contains 13 episodes, which is described as the last and final season. Kayla Compton will direct an episode of the season. The series stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen / The Flash, Candice Patton as Iris West-Allen, Danielle Panabaker, Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton, Kayla Compton as Allegra Garcia, and Brandon McKnight as Chester P. Runk.
Produced by Berlanti Productions, Warner Bros. Television, and DC Entertainment, with Eric Wallace serving as showrunner.