We’ll have to wait an extra week or so before The Flash finally kick’s off The CW’s DC slate, but things will look at bit different in Central City, thanks to Barry’s “Flashpoint” changes. Case in point, see Barry and the new Flash (who apparently hates the “Kid” modifier) take on a new mystery speedster in the latest Season 3 trailer!

Just over a week before the October 4 premiere (yes, we’re there already), The Flash released a much fuller trailer for the third season, in which Barry’s “Flashpoint” utopia is quickly disrupted by the presence of Todd Lasance’s “The Rival,” as well as the encroaching alteration of reality on his own memories. Not only that, the trailer offers our best look yet at Flashpoint Caitlin, who might have her own frosty future to come.

In the meantime, so reads the October 4 premiere synopsis:


Barry (Grant Gustin) is living his dream life – his parents are alive, he’s asked Iris West (Candice Patton) on a date and he can finally be a normal guy as Central City has another speedster, Kid Flash (Keiynan Lonsdale), running around saving the city. When Barry starts forgetting parts of his old life, the Reverse Flash (guest star Matt Letscher) taunts his nemesis and tells him that there will be serious repercussions for Barry and the ones he loves if he continues to live in this alternate universe. In addition to losing his memories, his powers will also start to fade. When disaster strikes, Barry must decide if he wants to continue to live in this world as Barry Allen or return to his universe as The Flash.

So far of The Flash Season 3, we know Harry Potter star Tom Felton has signed on as a series regular, while Tom Cavanagh has confirmed his return, along with Violett Beane as his daughter Jesse. John Wesley Shipp will also return as the Earth-3 Jay Garrick, joining new additions Grey Damon as Mirror Master, Ashley Rickards as The Top, Joey King as Magenta and Saw big bad Tobin Bell voicing Dr. Alchemy. Keiynan Lonsdale also has his own Kid Flash costume in the new timeline, while Kevin Smith has been confirmed to direct the seventh hour, and two episodes will take us to Gorilla City.

We’ll have more on Season 3 of The Flash soon, but take a look at the footage and photos below, and stay tuned for the October 4 premiere!

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