‘The Flash': 5 Things to Know About ‘Tricksters’ and Mark Hamill’s Return

March 31, 2015 3:32 PM

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‘The Flash': 5 Things to Know About ‘Tricksters’ and Mark Hamill’s Return

Whether you’re a fan of CBS’ 1990 version of “The Flash,” “Star Wars,” or comic book culture in general, the March 31 episode of “The Flash” is sure to satisfy, with genre icon Mark Hamill reprising his ’90s role as one of the Scarlet Speedster’s main antagonists, James Jesse — aka The Trickster — a character that demonstrated the actor’s anarchic chops even before he lent his voice to The Joker for “Batman: The Animated Series” and its many offshoots. While the villain starts out safely behind bars (allowing Hamill to channel his inner Hannibal Lecter), it doesn’t take long for chaos to engulf Central City after a copycat Trickster (Devon Graye) starts pulling from the criminal’s explosive playbook.

Where there’s a Wells, there’s a way As executive producer Andrew Kreisberg revealed at a recent screening, “Tricksters” features a flashback to Harrison Wells’ (Tom Cavanagh) past, giving us further insight into what currently motivates the manipulative time-traveler who revealed himself to be Eoba...

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