“The Flash” is acquiring a new metahuman. Mika Abdalla has joined The CW Arrowverse series, TheWrap can report exclusively.
Abdalla will play Tinya Wazzo, a character DC Comics fans best know as Apparition, a member of the Legion of Super-Heroes (although details were not immediately available on when / if Tinya would get a superhero name on the show).
In “The Flash,” she will make her debut after Iris Allen-West (Candice Patton), editor of CC Citizen Media (Central City) begins investigating her.
Here’s the character description: After years of successfully hiding in plain sight, the life of reluctant meta-teen Tinya Wazzo is turned upside down when she becomes the subject of Iris West-Allen’s latest investigation for CC Citizen Media. Soon, Tinya is thrust into a dangerous world she never knew existed, one that will change her life forever.
In addition to “The Flash,” Abdallain will star in the upcoming Hulu original movie “Sex Appeal,” as Avery Hansen-White.
Hulu’s logline for the film, produced by American High and directed by Talia Osteen, reads, “Avery Hansen-White doesn’t do things she’s not great at. So when her long-distance boyfriend hints that he wants to take their relationship to the next level, she sets out to master her sexuality, employing her oldest friend, Larson, as a test subject. In this hilarious teen comedy, Avery’s study results in an understanding that sex and love are more than mechanical. Relationships require both the head and the heart. “
Abdalla previously acted in Awesomeness TV’s “Project MC2”. It is represented by Verve Talent and Literary Agency, Cultivate Entertainment, and Coast to Coast Talent Group.