‘The Flash’: Candice Patton and Danielle Nicolet Had a TV Catfight Before Teaming Up on The CW

by Jeremy Spirogis
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On The Flash, Candice Patton and Danielle Nicolet painting associates and allies as members of Team Flash. But earlier than becoming a member of the Arrowverse lineup, the actresses performed on-screen rivals on a special present. Here’s the news on the primary time Patton and Nicolet collaborated on a mission.

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Before ‘The Flash,’ Candice Patton and Danielle Nicolet labored
collectively on ‘The Game’

Prior to becoming a member of The Flash, each Patton and Nicolet had sturdy performing careers. Coincidentally, they crossed paths on digicam for the primary time in 2014 as recurring stars of The Game.

Patton premiered on The Game in 2013 as Tori, a
single mom with a weak spot for Malik, a womanizing skilled soccer
participant. Tori and Malik loved a number of romantic rendezvous earlier than the daddy of
Tori’s little one bought wind of the connection. In a jealous rage, he enlisted a number of
of his cronies to assault and critically wound Malik.

After the beating, Malik required bodily remedy to get well
from his accidents and resume his soccer profession. He employed Yana, performed by
Danielle Nicolet, as his therapist.

In the Season 7 episode, ‘Chardonnay Goes Kissing,’ Malik and Yana determined to blow off some steam at an area nightspot, the place they bumped into Tori. Rather than being gracious, Tori opted to rub salt in Malik’s wounds, taunting him for falling sufferer to her little one’s father. Then she turned her verbal abuse to Yana, insulting her for her diminutive stature.

“Malik, I see since your beating you’ve amped up safety.
Where’d you decide her up from, the Shire?” Fans who re-watch the episode will word
that the actress’s icy supply was a precursor to Patton’s Mirror-Iris
character from The Flash’s Season 6.

Not to be outdone, Nicolet’s character, Yana, answered Tori’s
ice with a fiery response, shouting, “I’m sorry, was that a Hobbit joke?”

As the argument intensified, Malik tried to diffuse the
state of affairs and persuade Yana to depart, saying he didn’t have time for the
battle. To which Yana responded, “You’re proper. You don’t have time. I’ve
loads of time.”

Yana adopted up her quip with a punch to Tori’s face,
knocking the wonder out chilly.

Candice Patton and Danielle Nicolet reunited on ‘The
Flash’

Patton and Nicolet every appeared in 9 episodes of The
Game,
however solely shared one scene, which was in Patton’s ultimate episode on the
sequence within the Spring of 2014. The following fall, Patton premiered as Iris West
in The Flash.

Nicolet guest-starred as district legal professional Cecile Horton in The
Flash
Season 1 episodes, ‘Who is Harrison Wells?’ and ‘Rogue Air.’ The
character didn’t reappear till Season three when Nicolet turned a recurring star for
two seasons. Eventually, her character gained telepathic meta talents, had a
child, and have become a full-fledged member of Team Flash. Likewise, the actress was
bumped as much as common standing in Season 5.

As the mom of Iris’s sister and the love of her father’s
life, Cecile has a particular place in Iris’s life. Similarly, Cecile has proven honest
affection for Iris as their relationship has grown. Unlike the enemies they portrayed
on The Game, Iris and Cecile share real love and respect for every
different on The Flash.

The Flash airs on Tuesdays at eight p.m. on The CW, with earlier seasons streaming on Netflix. The Game is now streaming on Hulu and CW Seed.

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