In just one week, 'The Flash' will make his speedy CW debut with October 7 series premiere "City of Heroes" (yes, just like the 'Arrow' episode). We've seen a few bits and pieces of the pilot here and there, but there's something ghostly familiar about our first full clip from the new superhero series...
With its October 7 premiere of 'The Flash' speeding toward us, we non-spoilerly break down the strengths and weakness of The CW's new 'Arrow' spinoff DC drama. Does the latest TV take on the world's fastest man stumble out of the gate, or hit a speedy stride?
Fans of 'The Flash' and his many forms took the upcoming CW spinoff's casting of 1990 CBS 'Flash' star John Wesley Shipp as a fun nod to its TV predecessor, but the coming DC drama has doubled down on the homage in a major way. Not only will original series star Amanda Pays guest on the CW's 'Flash' this fall, but she'll do so as her 1990 character Dr. Tina McGee!
We've always adored 'Arrow''s effort at crowd-pleasing casting, and it seems CW spinoff 'The Flash' has inherited the gift. Following 'Prison Break' alum Wentworth Miller's casting as Captain Cold, onscreen brother Dominic Purcell will also menace 'The Flash' as DC villain Heat Wave, reuniting the two stars.
Yesterday we learned that the CW's 'Arrow' had continued expanded its roster of DC rogues, and its spinoff series 'The Flash' certainly isn't trailing behind. Not only has the speedy new superhero drama added a 'Star-Crossed' alum as metallic villain Girder, but 'Sleepy Hollow' star (and former Lex Luthor!) Clancy Brown will play DC's General Wade Eiling.
We're still admittedly on the fence about 'Arrow''s upcoming 'The Flash' spinoff, even with favorable reactions from Comic-Con 2014, but we have to give it to the DC drama for swinging to the fences. In addition to a plethora of DC villains already lined up, 'The Flash''s first season has added 'Arrow' baddie Robert Knepper to reprise his role as The Clock King, along with yet another DC metahuman, and a stylish new trailer to wrap it all up in.
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One year ago, 'Arrow' producers shocked us with news that 'The Flash' would emerge with his own CW series, bring all kinds of superhuman possibilities to the DC TV universe. Now, as 'The Flash' gears up for a Comic-Con 2014 showing and its fall premiere, the metahumans are coming out of the woodwork, first among them 'Prison Break' alum Wentworth Miller portraying DC's Leonard Snart, better known as the villainous Captain Cold!
Both 'Arrow' and 'The Tomorrow People' fans were disappointed to find The CW's "Amellsdays" broken up by the latter's untimely cancellation, but a new day for the Amell cousins has dawned. Robbie Amell, kin to 'Arrow''s leading man Stephen, will return to the CW to join spinoff series 'The Flash' as an incarnation of DC superhero Firestorm!
The Flash will be streaking across the big screen soon enough If certain recent rumors are to be believed, but The CW's 'Arrow' spinoff 'The Flash' will beat them all to the punch with a new series this fall. And while the most recent clip introducing the series gave us a look at the S.T.A.R. Labs team supporting Barry (Grant Gustin) the latest look at the CW's scarlet speedster series is all about the man himself.