Having joined the roster of the Legends last year, TV Line has some bad news for Wally West fans, as the site is reporting that Keiynan Lonsdale’s Kid Flash won’t be a series regular in the fourth season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.
It’s unclear at this point whether Wally will play any role in Legends going forward, but he is confirmed to appear in the season five premiere of The Flash.
Lonsdale first appeared in the season three premiere of Legends before becoming a series regular midway through the season. He previously starred as a series regular in two seasons of The Flash.
UPDATE: Lonsdale has now taken to Instagram to explain why he won’t be back as a series regular…
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Yo! Soo as a lot of you have now read, I’m not returning next season as a series regular for @cwtheflash or @cw_legendsoftomorrow. It’s definitely not a total goodbye or “see ya never” situation, cause Wally West will still be round when you need him the most! 🙂 It’s just that it won’t be full time anymore. I’ve changed a lot in the past year (as you’ve probably noticed lol), and for infinite reasons my perspective on life & what I want from it now is just completely different. Because of that, my heart told me it was the right time to continue my journey on an unknown path, and I’m so damn grateful to both shows for honouring & respecting that with me. I love Kid Flash, I love the family I’ve made, & I’m absolutely in love with the invaluable lessons I’ve learnt along the way. Thank you for believing in me & rooting for Wally to thrive, you honestly helped me see that i did indeed deserve to play him, & that shit right there made me a stronger actor 🙏🏾 Anyway, I hope you stick around for the new adventures, the only thing I can promise is Magic. Love Keiy ⚡️
Both shows will return to The CW in the fall, with DC’s Legends of Tomorrow airing on Mondays and The Flash on Tuesdays.