Kevin Smith Will Direct an Episode of "The Flash" This Season

Film and comic creator Kevin Smith has been tapped to direct an upcoming episode of "The Flash," the highly regarded DC Comics superhero series on the CW.

The announcement came during this weekend's Television Critics Association press tour. Smith, whose love of comics permeates his filmography and is also showcased on his AMC program "Comic Book Men," has produced television for the CW before, directing the 2007 pilot for the series "Reaper."

No plot synopsis or exact air date was made available, but according to Deadline, expect to see the episode in May.

"The Flash" returns from its mid-season break Tuesday, January 17, at 8 PM on the CW.

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