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Now, there's already a lot to love about the cast of The CW's The Flash - not least that they star in one of the most entertaining superhero shows around, and seem to be having one hell of a good time doing it.

They're also, though, talented actors away from the confines of network television - and in the case of Jesse L. Martin, who plays Det. Joe West on the show - that includes making his own independent short film: The Letter Carrier.

To fund the musical short - the story of a black family living in seclusion in 1860, with the shadow of slavery hanging over them - Martin and his collaborators Carlos Valdes and Rick Cosnett (both also from The Flash) set-up a Kickstarter for the film.

And then Joss Whedon got involved, and suddenly we had:

Further Proof that Joss Whedon is Magic

Y'see, after Joss donated to the Kickstarter - and knowing him, odds are it was pretty generously - Martin, Valdes and Cosnett decided to acknowledge the awesomeness of his gesture (and the inevitable help to the production that his support would provide through awareness-raising) in the most geekily Whedon-esque way possible: by recording themselves performing the theme tune to the legendary Whedon show Firefly:

To which Joss responded in the only way he knows how: magnificently.

All of which reassures us of two key things:

One - the cast of The Flash sure can sing...

and

Two - Joss Whedon sure is awesome...

Now, if we could just get a musical episode of The Flash (directed by Joss?) everything would officially be awesome:

In the meantime, though, while we wait patiently for that to happen, you can always get involved in the Flash guys' Kickstarter by clicking right here.

What do you reckon, though?

via BoingBoing.net

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