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Grant Gustin on the Set of CW’s Arrow — Darren Criss Reacts to the News

Grant Gustin (Sebastian) is ditching his preppy Warbler uniform for a bright red superhero costume, and his Glee co-star Darren Criss (Blaine) couldn’t be more excited! We learned a few weeks back that Grant has signed on to play The Flash in the CW’s Arrow, and that the role comes with its very own potential spin-off built in. How cool is that?

Darren, who donned superhero tights of his own on Glee last season, is a self-confessed superhero fanboy, so it’s no surprise he’s so stoked to see Grant land this sort of a role.

On September 27, Darren tweeted a photo of Grant in his Warbler uniform, writing, “I give you Barry Allen, aka The Flash himself! How cool is that?

Credit: Stephen Amell on Twitter    

Just a day before, the slushie-tossing Glee guest star made his first trip to the Arrow set... a fact that his new co-star Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen) was quick to document on Twitter.

“WHOA!!!” Stephen tweeted, “@grantgust got up here in a... ”

Flash? In a flash? We love his sense of humor already. Best of luck on the new gig, Grant. We can’t wait to see you in action!

Source: Stephen Amell on Twitter, Darren Criss on Twitter

Beth Douglass is an Associate Editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. She's our resident Glee expert and loves celebrity kids. Follow her on Twitter and Google+!

09.30.2013 / 12:00 AM EDT by Beth Douglass
Related: Glee, Darren Criss, News, Grant Gustin

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