CW's 'The Flash' spinoff is only hours away from racing out its series premiere installment, but it seems the speedy character's DC nemesis might have beaten him to the punch. Our first look at 'Prison Break' alum Wentworth Miller in costume as Leonard Snart / Captain Cold has arrived, looking ready to freeze 'The Flash' in his tracks over the coming weeks.
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While CW 'Arrow' spinoff 'The Flash' has already made a few internet and critic rounds before next week's formal premiere, notably absent has been any new footage of the speedy DC drama beyond its pilot. Now, a new preview for the series debuts a first look at additional footage from the extended cut this Tuesday, as well as some shiny new footage of upcoming episodes!
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!