Cicada is making an early debut against Barry Allen in a newly released episode synopsis from Season 5 of The Flash.
Portrayed by Chris Klein (American Pie), the upcoming season's main villain will make his full entrance in the second episode of the fifth season. The episode description released by The CW hints that Team Flash will encounter the new antagonist while hunting for a metahuman stealing high-tech weaponry. The official synopsis for the episode is below:
“Blocked” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
CHRIS KLEIN JOINS “THE FLASH” — As Barry (Grant Gustin) helps his daughter, Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy), become a better speedster, he and Team Flash also track down a meta stealing high-tech weapons, only to cross paths with a new foe named Cicada (Chris Klein), who is hunting the very same meta with nefarious intent. Kim Miles directed the episode written by Eric Wallace & Judalina Neira (#502). Original airdate 10/16/2018
With the team still adjusting to the surprise revelation that Barry and Iris West-Allen's adult daughter Nora has arrived from 30 years in the future, Cicada's introduction is sure to catch the team off guard.
Returning on Tuesday, October 9, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW for its fifth season, The Flash stars Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Carlos Valdes, Danielle Panabaker, Tom Cavanaugh, Jesse L. Martin, Danielle Nicolet, Hartley Sawyer, and Jessica Parker Kennedy.