‘The Flash’ season 2 spoilers: Candice Patton teases Earth-2 Iris

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There are many cool things that are coming up on “The Flash” through the remainder of this second season, but we imagine for the cast the coolest thing is getting to play so many different versions of the same character. We’re going to meet the Earth-2 versions of many people over the next several weeks, and we know that some of them will be very different from who they play here on Earth-1.

As for just how different, that will vary person to person. For example, Earth-2 Caitlin will be the villain Killer Frost, and in speaking about how Iris West is in this other universe, Candice Patton had the following to say to Entertainment Weekly:

“She’s quite different. She’s similar in a lot of ways, but the way that I can say that she’s most different to Earth-1 Iris is that she’s really tough. I know Iris form Earth-1 is pretty tough, but this version is really hard and tough. She’s less emotionally penetrable than the Earth-1 version of herself, which was really cool to play. It was really fun to play a different version. As an actor, you end up on a series, and you think you’re going to play one character for however long. It’s nice that we have these doppelgängers and we get to play a little bit.”

What we know for now is that Iris and Barry do appear to be close on Earth-2, and that is something that could definitely be explored as he has to figure out more and more about what his true connection to her is and if they are really destined to be together. At some point down the road, we’re of course

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