Michael Ironside attends the 2015 Sundance film festival

Fans of “The Flash” are going to experience a Snart family reunion. Not only will siblings Leonard Snart/Captain Cold (Wentworth Miller) and Lisa Snart/Golden Glider (Peyton List) return early in Season 2 of the series, but Michael Ironside (“Top Gun,” “Total Recall”) will appear as their abusive father, Lewis Snart.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the elder Snart is a violent criminal, fresh out of prison and looking to cause trouble in Central City, even if it puts his own children in danger. Ironside will join Miller and List in the third episode of Season 2, titled “Family of Rogues.”

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Perhaps Ironside’s appearance will set up Captain Cold’s departure from “The Flash.” Cold, along with Heatwave (Dominic Purcell) and Martin Stein (Victor Garber), will leave “The Flash” to figure into “Legends of Tomorrow,” which premieres in the spring on the CW.

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