Executive Producer and season finale writer Andrew Kreisberg, talks to The Hollywood Reporter about the season one finale, what characters will be returning for season two and which characters might not, the new villains that’ll be introduced next season, as well as the other Speedsters that aren’t The Flash or the Reverse-Flash.
If you haven’t watch the season finale this interview is full of spoilers!
Kreisberg on Eddie in the finale:
How did you lay the groundwork for Eddie to make this choice?
Eddie has been struggling these last few weeks hearing about the future and about how there is no place for him in the future. He wasn’t going to believe in Wells’ interpretation of the future. He was going to make his own decision and he basically decided to recommit to Iris, which only makes his sacrifice that much more heartbreaking. He didn’t do it because he didn’t have anything to live for. He did it because he had everything to live for.
What does this mean for Tom Cavanagh’s future on the show?
Tom Cavanagh will be back. That is not in question. Tom Cavanagh will continue to be a regular.
On introducing more Speedsters and villains into season two:
You’ve said season two will introduce more Speedsters. Is that going to be a major theme akin to the Rogues in this season?
Yeah. We are going to introduce a few more speedsters next year and a bunch more villains. How they and those villains come about is part of the surprise of season two. We’re really excited. [Executive producer] Greg[Berlanti] and myself and [executive producer] Geoff Johns and the writers, the cast, the crew, the directors — we are so proud of this season of television. It really is a high mark for all of us and we feel a great deal of pressure and anxiety to live up to it, because it’s been so well received. As proud as excited as we are about everything we’ve done this year, we really are just as proud and excited for all the things we are planning coming up and hopefully people will continue to take this ride with us.
To read the full interview head over to Hollywood Reporter.