Emily Kinney was just recently killed off on the ‘The Walking Dead’ and she has already moved on to ‘The Flash.’
Kinney will play the role of the Bug-Eyed Bandit, an insect-controlling supervillain. Fun fact, the villain in the comic book is a male named Bertram Larvan. Kinney’s character has been named Brie Larvan.
We don’t know when the Bug-Eyed Bandit will appear on “The Flash.” However, Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh), also known as Atom, will guest star on ‘The Flash’ in episode 18. Anyone familiar with the comic knows that the Bug-Eyed Bandit is primarily a nemesis of Atom. Routh is set to appear in an episode titled “All-Star Team-Up.”
Whatever the role may entail or when it may debut, it’s definitely a bit of excited for fans who enjoy both ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘The Flash,’ and perhaps even ‘Arrow.’
There is likely to be some backlash from traditionalists who don’t appreciate the gender changing casting decision, but I for one can’t wait to see what Emily Kinney can do with the Bug-Eyed Bandit role.