While the fallout from 'Arrow' season 2's big revelation that the 'Flash' himself will speed through Starling City hasn't quite dissipated, the acclaimed CW/DC drama has added itself another recognizable genre star for the second year. 'Orphan Black' star Dylan Bruce will make his presence known when 'Arrow' returns for a second season on October 9, but will he be Oliver's next target? And what new details of 'Flash' have emerged alongside him?
The CW's 'Arrow' dropped a big enough bombshell at Comic-Con 2013 in the reveal of Black Canary's season 2 presence, but none so explosive as this morning's announcement that Barry Allen would appear as DC superhero "The Flash," potentially spinning off into his own series, and even into the 'Justice League' and beyond. Now that the bomb has dropped, what major new details on both Black Canary and 'Flash' have come to light?
'Arrow' fans and the DC community fanbase at large have barely begun processing the recent news of a Batman/Superman crossover on the big screen, let alone that the Flash will now be introduced in the CW's Green Arrow series, and potentially spun off into his own series. Now, CW president Mark Pedowitz has stepped up to clarify how the Flash will fit into 'Arrow,' what it means for the big screen, and whether or not Wonder Woman is still in the mix.
The success of 'Man of Steel' not withstanding, Warner Bros. and DC Comics made their first major breakthrough push toward a shared cinematic franchise in past weeks by introducing a 'Batman vs. Superman' movie, though the silver screen was far from the only target. Sources say that DC has begun fast tracking a 'Flash' TV series to be spun off of 'Arrow,' but what does it mean for DC's overall cinematic plans?
This past week at Comic-Con 2013, 'Arrow' season 2 revealed a number of new DC-influenced characters and stars to arrive in the forthcoming second season of the hit CW drama, while we've previously heard producers talk about inching toward several Batman-adjacent characters. Now that Batman has been thrust back in the spotlight for the purported Batman / 'Man of Steel' crossover however, does 'Arrow' no longer have its target in sight?
Hot on the heels of ‘Arrow’’s first CW season, and a number of recent announcements, the majority of the DC comics TV series cast and executive producers dropped by Comic-Con 2013’s Ballroom 20 to not only preview ‘Arrow’ season 2 with fresh footage, but also announce new villains and guest stars! So, what was the big ‘Arrow’ season 2 scoop from Comic-Con 2013?
Before setting foot at Comic-Con 2013, The CW's 'Arrow' has already given us some fantastic teases of the DC drama's second season, most notably that 'Firefly' alum Summer Glau will play an adapted version of Green Arrow villain Isabel Rochev. While we wait for news and a new sizzle reel of the October premiere, however, what does executive producer Marc Guggenheim have to say of the 'Arrow' season 2 big bad that follows Malcolm Merlyn?
The other day brought the incredible news that CW superhero drama 'Arrow' had tapped geek icon Summer Glau to portray a major DC-based villain for the upcoming second season, but it seems an extra tidbit has leaked in advance of the blockbuster series' Comic-Con 2013 panel, specifically the October 9 premiere title and a new character complicating matters for Laurel (Katie Cassidy).
We'd seen around the web today that 'Arrow' season 2 production had officially gotten underway, in advance of the big Comic-Con 2013 panel next week, but one geek-baiting announcement just couldn't wait. Whedonverse favorite and 'Firefly' alum Summer Glau will recur in 'Arrow' season 2 as a new villain of sorts for Oliver Queen, but what major DC character will she bring to life?
From the moment The CW's 'Arrow' began development, it was clear to DC Comics fans that the show looked to infuse Christopher Nolan's more gritty take on 'Batman Begins' with Green Arrow's surging popularity, organized on a TV budget. Those Nolan influences were continually felt in both tone and homage throughout the show's first season, but will the breakout CW hit change its tone in season 2?