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Is The Flash Looking to Cast an Older, Geekier Version of Barry Allen?

Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) in 'The Flash'
Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) in ‘The Flash’

Could Barry Allen race into another version of himself on The Flash Season 3?

A report from TVLine indicates that the show is looking to cast a “major, recurring character” who will be “geekier” and “slightly older” than Earth-1’s Barry Allen (Grant Gustin).

For Season 3, the CW hit is casting the major recurring character of Barry’s slightly older, slightly geekier contemporary, a guy who is as smart as he is intuitive. As such, this newcomer doesn’t buy Barry’s nice guy routine and sets out to learn what he’s hiding — all while concealing some secrets of his own…

With Barry having rewritten his past by saving his mother from being murdered at the end of Season 2, it’s entirely possible that another version of Barry could show up somewhere on the show. Or a family member that Barry never knew he had…

The Flash returns for its third season this fall on The CW.SuperFable