'The Flash' casts Greg Grunberg in a badass recurring role

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Genre favorite Greg Grunberg (of Heroes, Alias and Geeking Out fame) has been tapped for a recurring role on The Flash, Mashable has learned exclusively.

Grunberg plays Detective Tom Patterson, who makes his debut in Season 3, episode 7, "Killer Frost," airing Nov. 22. A gruff, stalwart figure at Central City Police Department, Det. Patterson is unwavering in his commitment to protecting Central City from the dangerous metas that threaten it.

"Killer Frost" also happens to be directed by Grunberg's Geeking Out co-host Kevin Smith, who helmed one of the strongest episodes of the show to date last season, "The Runaway Dinosaur."

Here's the episode description for next week's installment:

The Flash airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on The CW.

Kevin Smith directs Danielle Panabaker and Grant Gustin on the set of 'The Flash.'

Kevin Smith directs Danielle Panabaker and Grant Gustin on the set of 'The Flash.'

Image: Diyah Pera/The CW


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