What The Flash's Danielle Panabaker Thinks About New Co-Stars Katee Sackhoff And Danny Trejo

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Just when we think things can't get any crazier on The Flash after last year's Savitar fiasco, it looks like some awesome new characters are going to enter the fold. Season 4 of The Scarlet Speedster's solo series is going to feature some great guest appearances by actors Katee Sackhoff and Danny Trejo, and according to recent comments made by Caitlin Snow actress Danielle Panabaker, it sounds like they already fit in nicely with the series regulars. About Sackhoff, Panabaker specifically said:

Katee Sackhoff just was on our show and she was fantastic. I think she is really embracing the villainess role. I feel very lucky that we were able to get her on our show and I'm so excited for her to come back.

Diving more specifically into Katee Sackhoff's recently announced role on The Flash, we can confirm that she's going to dig deep into her arsenal of badass skills to play DC villainess Blacksmith -- no, not the guy The Punisher faced off against in Season 2 of Daredevil. Her arc will be a mini crossover with Season 6 of Arrow and feature an appearance by Felicity Smoak as Team Flash tries to shut down her illegal, underground black market operation for meta humans and supervillains. Given her strong performances in projects like Battlestar Galactica, Riddick, and Oculus, there's a lot to get fans excited.

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Then there's Danny Trejo, who is currently set to appear on Season 4 of The Flash as Earth-19 bounty hunter Breacher -- the father of Gypsy, and the potential bane of Cisco's existence. Danielle Panabaker continued in her interview with Fansided and described the surprisingly warm welcome the Machete star gave her when she went to meet him. The actress said:

Danny Trejo is awesome. I really want his donuts and tacos. He has a donut store and a taco store in LA and I really want to go. The first time I met him, I went up to introduce myself and he threw open his arms and gave me a big hug and he pulled down his shirt and said, 'Look, I have your name tattooed on my chest! That's my daughter's name!'

If Danielle Panabaker was willing to hug someone as tough as Danny Trejo, then I will fully admit that she has more guts than I do. Of course, appearing on The Flash could represent a notable step forward Trejo's continued dive into the DC world. In fact, just last year the actor revealed that he wants to portray beloved DC anti-hero Lobo in a solo film at some point. If he knocks his Flash performance out of the park, it could potentially go a long way towards telling the folks at DC and Warner Bros. that he's the right man for the character's solo movie -- which has languished in development hell for years.

The Flash will return to The CW for its fourth season on Tuesday, October 10 at 8 p.m. ET -- right before the Season 3 premiere of Legends of Tomorrow at 9 p.m. ET. For more information related to this fall's biggest small screen debuts, check out our fall TV premiere guide!

Conner Schwerdtfeger

Originally from Connecticut, Conner grew up in San Diego and graduated from Chapman University in 2014. He now lives in Los Angeles working in and around the entertainment industry and can mostly be found binging horror movies and chugging coffee.