It’s been revealed to us and other outlets that Grant Gustin is currently in talks to return for The Flash Season 9, which would be brilliant!
Before we go into the details of this story and what we were told by Grant Gustin’s team, we have to address the elephant in the room.
We posted an article back on May 27th, 2021 in which we stated that The Flash Season 8 would be the show’s final season.
We have issued a retraction as far as that story’s concerned, which you can read here.
The information we received for that particular story was incorrect.
Is The Flash Season 9 going to happen?
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Now, back to the story at hand.
Grant Gustin is indeed in talks with The CW to star in The Flash Season 9.
This was first reported by Deadline that Grant Gustin was in talks with The CW to return as Barry Allen for The Flash Season 9.
According to Deadline’s sources, Grant’s new contract could be a pretty big one.
It’s believed that he could be getting a sizeable raise for Season 9.
Gustin’s current is believed to just over $200,000 an episode.
Deadline’s report also suggests that Gustin has capped his involvement at 15 episodes for Season 9.
Grant Gustin is indeed in talks for Season 9
We then reached out to Grant Gustin’s manager, Robert Stein, and he confirmed that Deadline’s report was indeed correct.
Here’s what he had to tell us about Gustin’s contract negotiation talks with The CW for The Flash Season 9:
Yes, I can confirm we are in a current conversation with the studio on Grant returning to The Flash for a Season 9.
He then added:
Conversations are continuing in a positive way; but nothing conclusive yet.
So, it seems as though The Flash Season 9 has been given the greenlight by The CW.
Will The Flash Season 9 be the show’s final season?
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There’s no word yet on whether this will be the show’s final season.
However, nine seasons is an incredible run.
Also, given the fact that The CW’s in a rather odd position, it could end up being the show’s final season.
There have been reports that WarnerMedia is looking to sell off The CW and is looking for buyers.
Nothing’s happened officially yet, but it’ll be interesting to see what happens with The CW as this story develops.
This all comes after Gustin spoke to Entertainment Tonight about his journey on The Flash as Barry Allen/The Flash at the end of Season 7.
Listen, I may never have a job this cool again, that this many people actually tune in to watch, so I’m not gonna take it for granted. Seven [seasons] is it for most of the cast actually, but I think it would be great if we can continue after that.
The Flash Season 8 will resume on March 9th on a new new night.
The show is moving to the Wednesday 8pm slot.
What do you make of this news?
Are you looking forward to seeing Grant Gustin in The Flash Season 9?
Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.