Carlos Valdes, currently on Broadway in Once, is the latest addition to the CW pilot The Flash, based on the DC comic. The project, from Warner Bros TV and Berlanti Productions, is an origin story about Barry Allen, aka The Flash (Grant Gustin), a Central City assistant police forensics investigator who arrives in Starling to look into a series of unexplained robberies that may have a connection to a tragedy in his past. Valdes will play Cisco Ramon, a mechanical engineering genius and the youngest member of the team of scientists at STAR Labs.
Elena Kampouris has been cast in NBC drama pilot, Odyssey. Co-written and to be directed by Peter Horton, Odyssey is a global conspiracy thriller centered on three families whose lives are torn apart when a stranded female soldier (Anna Friel), a disillusioned corporate attorney, and a disrespected political activist are pulled into the same shocking international military conspiracy. Kampouris, repped by WME, Rebecca Kitt & Associates and Stone, Meyer, will play the attorney’s smart and confident teenage daughter. She will next be seen in Jason Reitman’s Labor Day and Men, Women & Children.