According to "The Flash" executive producer Andrew Kreisberg, not only will there be more 'Gorilla Grodd' in the series, but actor Aaron Douglas ("Battlestar Galactica") will play yet another DC Comics super-villain in the Mid-Season premiere episode, airing January 19, 2016 on The CW:
Douglas will play 'The Turtle', a 'meta-human' who can slow down time.
"In a surprisingly funny twist," said Kreisberg, "'Cisco' has actually been hunting 'The Turtle' for the entire series, To the surprise of 'Barry', everybody knows about Cisco’s hunt for the great white whale, which is The Turtle. He's the only one who didn’t know about it.
"We love the idea that there was a villain out there that they knew about, but they just haven’t bothered to tell the audience about yet. All Barry wants to do is get faster, because if he can get faster, he can take on 'Zoom'. He’s going up against a villain who is literally slowing him down. This is one of our best episodes coming back that we’ve ever done. It feels big and emotional..."
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