Sunday, July 23, 2017

American science fiction series The Flash casts former South African soap stars Neil Sandilands and Kim Engelbrecht in roles for upcoming 4th season.

The American science fiction series, The Flash, seen in South Africa and across Africa on M-Net's VUZU AMP (DStv 103), has cast the former South African soap stars, Neil Sandilands and Kim Engelbrecht in key roles in its upcoming 4th season.

Neil Sandilands who appeared in SABC2's 7de Laan before moving to America will portray The Thinker, and Kim Engelbrecht who appeared in SABC3's Isidingo and appeared in the South African filmed American science fiction series, Dominion recently, will appear in The Flash as The Mechanic.

The casting was announced on Saturday at The Flash' Comic-Con panel of the series that is shown on America's CW channel.

Neil Sandilands will portray the DC Comics villain Clifford Devoe, known as The Thinker, a metahuman with a mega mind who starts a battle over the course of the 4th season with The Flash.

The premise pits the "fastest mind alive" against "the fastest man alive" as The Thinker tries to "fix" what he feels is wrong with humanity.

Kim Engelbrecht will portray The Thinker's helper, the DC Comics character, The Mechanic, who helps him as an intelligent engineer designing devices for The Thinker.