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THE Flash first premiered nearly 10 years ago in October of 2014.
News regarding Jesse L Martin’s appearance on the CW’s The Flash was reported on April 13, 2022.
Jesse L. Martin as Captain Joe West in The FlashCredit: © 2021 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
Is Jesse L Martin leaving The Flash?
After being a series regular on the show for eight years, Martin is stepping back from the series Deadline reports.
Martin no will longer be a series regular on the show but is still expected to appear in multiple episodes of the newly picked up season.
The Flash is heading into its ninth season on the CW network.
The 53-year-old actor is one of the original cast members of the drama series.
These cast members’ contracts were all up at the end of the existing eighth season the outlet reports.
In January Deadline also reported that the studio had closed a new deal with Gustin.
Patton and Panabaker are also in talks to be working on a deal to return to the series.
Martin’s deal has opened him to be available to do as many as five episodes in the upcoming season according to Deadline.
What other shows will Jesse L Martin be in?
As he will no longer be a series regular on The Flash, Martin is now free to appear in other shows.
He reportedly closed a deal on the show The Irrational with NBC.
Martin will be producing The Irrational pilot said to be shot in late May or early June.
Jesse L Martin is set to produce the pilot of The Irrational this summerCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The Irrational is being filmed in Vancouver where The Flash also films.
What character does Jesse L Martin play on The Flash?
For the last eight seasons Martin played the character Joseph “Joe” West on the drama series.
Joe West is a CCPD detective, father of Iris (Patton), Wally, and Jenna West.
The character is also the legal guardian to Barry Allen (Gustin) following Nora Allen’s death and Henry Allen’s incarceration.
Martin is known for also appearing on NBC’s Law & Order as Det. Edward Green.
He has been on the NBC series for nine seasons.
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