'The Flash' Season 9 Release Date, Cast, And Plot - Everything We Know

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Everything we know about Season 9 of The Flash, starring Grant Gustin.

What Is 'The Flash' Season 9?

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The Flash is a superhero drama television series created by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns. The show first premiered on October 7, 2014, and is adapted from DC Comics. It also belongs to the CW Network's Arrowverse, which also includes shows like Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Batwoman, and Superman & Lois. The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen, a.k.a. The Flash, a crime scene investigator by day and superhero by night, whose powers allow him to run at superhuman speeds. There are currently eight seasons of The Flash, but star Grant Gustin is currently in negotiations to reprise his role as Barry Allen for Season 9, which does not yet have a release date. The Flash airs on the CW Network, and the first seven seasons are available to stream on Netflix. Season 8 of The Flash is also available to watch on the CW's website.

When Is The Release Date Of 'The Flash' Season 9?

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There is not yet a release date for Season 9 of The Flash. However, we can expect that the show will air every week on the CW Network, with new episodes also available to stream on the CW's website. There is also not an official trailer for Season 9 yet, but the trailer for Season 8 is available to watch on YouTube.

Who Will Be The Main Characters In 'The Flash' Season 9?

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The official cast list of Season 9 of The Flash has not been released yet. However, we can expect that Grant Gustin will be reprising his role as Barry Allen. We might also see Candice Patton reprise her role as Iris West-Allen, Danielle Panabaker return as Caitlin Snow, Danielle Nicolet return as Cecile Horton, Jordan Fisher as Bart Allen, Jessica Parker-Kennedy as Nora West-Allen, and Rick Cosnett as Eddie Thawne.

What Is 'The Flash' Season 9 About?

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No details about the plot of Season 9 of The Flash have been released yet. However, we can expect that the new season will pick up where Season 8 left off. In Season 8, Barry Allen teams up with other Arrowverse characters, like Batwoman, Mia Queen, The Atom, and Alex Danvers to stop Armaggedon. However, Barry's efforts to stop Armaggedon seem to have caused problems with his world's timeline, as his future children, Bart and Nora, materialize in the present.