‘The Flash’ Casts Iris West’s Mother for Season 2

Mama West is coming to The Flash this season.

The Flash has cast Melrose Place actress Vanessa Williams — not the Ugly Betty Vanessa Williams — as Iris West’s mother and Joe West’s wife in season 2, reports Variety.

At present details of Mama West’s debut are being kept secret, but she will appear in season 2. The question is: will it be in the present timeline? Flashbacks? Or an alternate timeline? With the introduction of the multiverse, anything is possible and your best guess is as good as ours.

The CW’s hit show will delve deeper into the West family in season 2, with an increased focus on the Iris-Joe dynamic, as well as introducing future Kid Flash, Wally West.

The Flash season 2 premieres next Tuesday at 8/7c on the CW.

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