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Posted by k4tzm4n (35460 posts) - - Show Bio

Leonard Snart, a.k.a. Captain Cold, is heading to the CW! Prison Break star Wentworth Miller has been cast as the rogue and will make his debut in the fourth episode of The Flash. Executive Producer Greg Berlanti stated we'll witness Snart's origin as well as the origin of the Rogues.

Miller image courtesy WireImage.com

It was also "hinted" that Gorilla Grodd could eventually appear in the series and Geoff Johns stated he believes the upcoming show is “the most faithful DC adaptation ever.” Well, that's certainly raising expectations just a bit! So, what do you think about the casting news, Viners? Share your thoughts with us below.

The series premiere is set for Tuesday, October 7 at 8/7c.

Source: EW

#1 Posted by dotwilson (228 posts) - - Show Bio

best news of the day right there

#2 Posted by darknightspideyfanboy (1597 posts) - - Show Bio

OMG yes i like him in prison break plus his a really good actor imo

#3 Posted by TheCheeseStabber (8066 posts) - - Show Bio

As long as I get my Heatwave <3

#4 Posted by darkrider (470 posts) - - Show Bio

great choice

#5 Edited by AmazingWebHead (5486 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, first let me just say how much I'm geeking out over this. ...A lot.

Second, I have many questions: will he have superpowers or cold-guns? Will he be working with Golden Glider? And if so, will she have powers?

#6 Posted by Fallschirmjager (19225 posts) - - Show Bio


Prison Break remains one of my favorite series ever (even if it ran out of steam). It was the show responsible for getting me into TV dramas.

#7 Posted by sockman19 (70 posts) - - Show Bio

Killer Frost and Captain Cold in one show? That would make for quite the showdown when they both get their powers.

#8 Posted by JakeN7 (13970 posts) - - Show Bio

I really liked him in Dinotopia...

...yes I'm being serious. F%ck you, Dinotopia's great!

#9 Posted by dagmar_merrill (11297 posts) - - Show Bio

I got a friend who loves prison break. Never seen it myself though.

#10 Posted by ShadowSwordmaster (17612 posts) - - Show Bio

Good News everybody .

#11 Posted by johnny_blaze (1183 posts) - - Show Bio

All we need is Heatwave, Trickster and The Top.

#12 Posted by dondave (39081 posts) - - Show Bio

best news of the day right there

#13 Posted by Krypton-115 (499 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice, this was the only character I was waiting for to be confirmed in this series, and also a great actor for the role!

#14 Posted by lagozzino (296 posts) - - Show Bio
@jaken7 said:

I really liked him in Dinotopia...

That's just not a phrase a person can say without sounding sarcastic ;)

#15 Edited by Fallschirmjager (19225 posts) - - Show Bio

I got a friend who loves prison break. Never seen it myself though.

The first season is absolutely amazing! The second season is also solid.

The 3rd season sucks because it was the writer's strike year, the 4th was better, but not quite up to the first two.

Still check it out. Its soooo badass.

#16 Posted by JakeN7 (13970 posts) - - Show Bio

@lagozzino: Which is why I added the second part!

#17 Edited by longbowhunter (8286 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow! He is much better looking than the Len Snart of old.

#18 Edited by Spidey_Jackson (3376 posts) - - Show Bio

This. Is. Perfect.......


#19 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3606 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome! I can't wait to see the rogues in action!

#20 Posted by Ninjablade09 (3226 posts) - - Show Bio

Great news. Really excited for this show.

#21 Posted by Perfect 10 (1389 posts) - - Show Bio

cool. no pun. mirror master (for powers) is my favorite rogue and of course love for glider the only female so this is exciting news

#22 Posted by Saint_Wildcard (13064 posts) - - Show Bio

Comic Book roles are attracting some big names. It's no longer just disregarded as kiddie bulls**t.

#23 Posted by MrMazz (1170 posts) - - Show Bio

But will he have Cold Arms or the Cold gun? Likely the arms but man something about a crook just making a cold gun is hilariously awesome

#24 Posted by StMichalofWilson (4351 posts) - - Show Bio
#25 Posted by Spideysense44 (3563 posts) - - Show Bio

Michael Schofield :)

#26 Posted by The Stegman (27204 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool choice (pun very much intended.)

#27 Posted by orangedrink888 (35 posts) - - Show Bio

If there is one thing I request them to keep if they change around the costume is just the glasses.

#28 Posted by Fetts (4621 posts) - - Show Bio

YYYYYAAAA! That's what I'm talking about. Wentworth Miller making a comeback!

#29 Posted by CF12793 (2993 posts) - - Show Bio

Pfft, well this is gonna be terrible. The guy already played a criminal! I guess he has no fear of being cast in the same role in everything......And I mean, he's too goodlooking to play Captain Cold! The producers don't really want women to swoon for the villain instead of the hero, do they? That's dumb. I don't think I'll try with this show.


If you're continuing to read this, please know that I was being completely facetious in my statement above and it was a sly diss on people who have to criticize EVERY casting choice. Really, I couldn't be happier with this choice because I loved Prison Break and I know this guy delivers. Alongside the third season of Arrow, I honestly can't wait for this show to begin.

#30 Posted by Knightfall225 (1998 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome news. He will probably be the best actor on the show though.

#32 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (8911 posts) - - Show Bio


#33 Posted by MarcosVergara14 (495 posts) - - Show Bio

Please give him his New 52 suit it's so aswome!

#34 Edited by Ostyo (10891 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice choice

#35 Posted by DoctorXander (1245 posts) - - Show Bio

This is awesome

#36 Posted by mak13131313 (1004 posts) - - Show Bio

Great choice! I can't wait for this show to start!

#37 Posted by flameboy298 (1929 posts) - - Show Bio


#38 Edited by witchboyofboston (12 posts) - - Show Bio

It's nice to hear it's a faithful adaptation even though I like new spins on old characters too. Nowadays it feels like creators try too hard to make things new when a character crosses over to TV or film.

#39 Posted by The Impersonator (5803 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't wait to see Captain Cold's cool action.

#40 Posted by kingmezidor7 (60 posts) - - Show Bio

Me Want SpeedForce!!!!!!!

#41 Posted by NightFang (10460 posts) - - Show Bio


#42 Posted by tensor (5631 posts) - - Show Bio


#43 Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse (6499 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome news.

#44 Posted by imredjimmy (55 posts) - - Show Bio

I totally approve this casting choice!! :D

#45 Posted by Surza7 (90 posts) - - Show Bio

that is so cool,that actor was fantastic in prison break,can't wait!

#46 Posted by millennium (209 posts) - - Show Bio

i hope thats a lie because i dont wont the talking monkey in this show

#47 Posted by JonesDeini (3505 posts) - - Show Bio

Yup, I'm cool with this.

#48 Posted by Pokeysteve (8867 posts) - - Show Bio

Saw on my Facebook news feed that he was cast on the show but they wouldn't say who because of spoilers.

You guys did it bass ackwards and gave us the character and then the actor was the surprise lol.

Excited for this. Hurry up September!!!

#49 Posted by VanderSEXXX (912 posts) - - Show Bio

AWESOME!!! From Deathstroke and now the becoming the moral villain.

#50 Posted by LarryAshlynn (807 posts) - - Show Bio