The Flash’s Carlos Valdes to star opposite Mae Whitman in Hulu Musical – The Hollywood Reporter

Carlos Valdes returns to his musical theater training.

the flash alum was cast to star alongside Mae Whitman (Good girls, parenting) in the Hulu Original Musical Here. The casting marks a return to musicals for Valdes, who made his Broadway debut in 2013 in the Tony-winning Once.

here is described as a romantic musical set in New York City in the final days of 1999. It follows a couple as they fall in love and discover that the biggest obstacle to finding happiness together might just be themselves – and the treacherous world of memories, obsessions, fears and fantasies that live inside their heads.

Valdes will play Miguel, who is described as sensitive and reflective with an artistic sensibility and a romantic streak. The character always struggled with feeling like he didn’t quite belong, but after a cataclysmic breakup he decided to reinvent himself and give up a promising career as a video game concept artist for the world. profit from the investment bank as he pledges to never hurt you again.

Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen, Tic Tick Boom), Danielle Sanchez-Witzel (The Carmichael Show) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Frozen, WandaVision) all write and executive produce the series for Disney’s 20th Television and Old 320 Sycamore Productions. Thomas Kael (hamilton) and Jennifer Todd are also executive producers, with the former set to direct. Levenson will serve as showrunner for the eight-episode romantic comedy. Songwriting duo Anderson-Lopez and Lopez will both write original music for Here.

Valdes is best known for his role as Cisco in The CW’s DC Comics drama the flash. He left the show last June after a seven-season run and has since appeared in the Starz drama On gas. He is replaced by Talent House and Daniel Pancotto.