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    Default Robbie Amell Joins "The Flash" as Ronnie Raymond

    Firestorm may be headed to the "The Flash" as "The Tomorrow People's" Robbie Amell joins the cast of the CW drama as Ronnie Raymond.


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    Well this makes sense. We already have Caitlin Snow and Killer Frost started out as a Firestorm villain.

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    Ironically, Robbie' actually the person I thought who would be much better suited to being Barry Allen. He can play the 20-something-who-still-needs-to-grow-up. Yet still comes across like a young man imbued with testosterone. Anyway I'm glad to see that he's working.
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    Wait, why is Ronnie Raymond a caucasian male?!

    Clearly a missed diversity opportunity...
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    Last time I checked Jason Reuch is still black. And won't this be a moot point if the pairing for Firestorm is Ronnie and Jason?

    And thank you for the obligatory "diversity for the sake of diversity" post.

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    It's going to be weird if he meets Ollie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by syvyn11 View Post
    Last time I checked Jason Reuch is still black. And won't this be a moot point if the pairing for Firestorm is Ronnie and Jason?

    And thank you for the obligatory "diversity for the sake of diversity" post.
    I was being sarcastic. Unfortunately we don't have an eye-rolling smilie...
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    Robbie and Brandon? Ugh too many good looking people.
    I really liked the other show he was on (The Tomorrow People) so it's really good to see him getting more work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charmed View Post
    Robbie and Brandon? Ugh too many good looking people.
    I really liked the other show he was on (The Tomorrow People) so it's really good to see him getting more work.
    This is CW after all good looking people is there thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJNeal View Post
    I was being sarcastic. Unfortunately we don't have an eye-rolling smilie...
    Yay cynicism.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kid A View Post
    It's going to be weird if he meets Ollie.
    Sometimes using italics helps when being sarcastic. Anyway, good casting. Hopefully Ronnie gets to be the ass he sometimes was... and he was kind of Barry's protegè in the satellite era... or am I remembering wrong?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SJNeal View Post
    I was being sarcastic. Unfortunately we don't have an eye-rolling smilie...
    That smilie got abused to the point where many were just glad to see it go, myself included. Thing got more use than [insert distasteful celebrity sex joke here].

    Never watched the Tomorrow People, how's this guy on that show?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vakanai View Post
    That smilie got abused to the point where many were just glad to see it go, myself included. Thing got more use than [insert distasteful celebrity sex joke here].

    Never watched the Tomorrow People, how's this guy on that show?
    He was alright his character was kinda whiny thou.

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    I've very glad for the addition of Robbie as well as Firestorm. This, after The Flash and The Atom stories, is great news to me. I feel Arrow is a bit slow with the entire cast being martial artists (with a bit of super strength being thrown in there.) We need super powers. The more the merrier I say. Great long video for The Flash series in there too.

    Welcome Flash, Atom and Firestorm to DC TV.

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    The interesting part to me is that Robbie Amell is playing Snow's fiancee, aka the one who died in the particle accelerator accident. I can think of a few ways that could play into him being or becoming Firestorm, given the comicbooks history of the character, but its also an interesting connection to the likely future Killer Frost.

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