Superheroes are everywhere these days — they’re doing big business at the box office, and they’re all over the television. Candice Patton has been a big beneficiary of the trend, since she stars on The Flash, which is now in the middle of its fifth season and has already been renewed for a sixth. Why does Patton think the genre is so popular? She told us she thinks they represent the kind of hope we all have for humanity in a crazy world. (Click on the media bar below to hear Candice Patton)
The Flash airs Tuesdays at 8/7c on The CW.