A few days ago, Arrow producers offered a bit more insight into the Legends of Tomorrow table-setting both it and The Flash would endeavor in their new episodes this fall. Not only does that apparently extend to the introduction of Hawkman as well, but so too do we have our first real character details of the Legends incarnation.
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If you’re anything like us, eyebrows naturally raised when The CW upped its Arrow ante from a Flash spinoff to the madcap Legends of Tomorrow cast and premise. It’s too early to know exactly how the time-travel teamup will pan out, but already its showrunner teases that not everyone will return for Season 2, and future Legends could look very different, potentially even subtitling each year, and with a limited shelf-life built in.
If we were wondering why The Flash star Robbie Amell seemed absentee for Season 2 or Legends of Tomorrow, FOX’s X-Files revival may officially have closed the case. Not only will Amell join the revived sci-fi conspiracy thriller as a new FBI agent, he’ll be joined by Six Feet Under alum Lauren Ambrose.
Arrow Season 4 stole a bit of spotlight from Comic-Con 2015 in introducing Oliver’s flashy new threads, but The Flash Season 2 better lives up to that description with an upgrade of his own. Barry Allen is rocking some classic white lightning for his Season 2 costume, but what might it mean for the speedy CW series?
We’ve still got a long way to go before we get to WB’s big screen version of The Flash — first we have to get through Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman and Justice League. Ezra Miller, who plays the movie version of Barry Allen, is already talking up his role in the new DCU, offering a little tease for anxious fans.
Vancouver production of The Flash Season 2 earlier afforded our first look at Barry Allen back in action battling a new villain, though the “Flash Day” setting and masked foe raised a number of questions. At least one of those questions now has an answer (albeit with a dozen more questions), as former WWE superstar Adam “Edge” Copeland will play masked DC figure Atom-Smasher.
The Flash has always followed its predecessor in casting with a nod to DC history, and Season 2 will see the mother of all DC baddies becoming the father of another. Darkseid himself, Michael Ironside will menace The Flash Season 2, not Barry Allen necessarily, but instead his own son, Captain Cold.
The Flash sped out miles’ worth of Season 2 intel this past weekend at Comic-Con 2015, but fans of the CW speedster have leagues of unanswered questions from Season 1 finale “Fast Enough.” New set photos from The Flash Season 2 may not necessarily answer those questions, but certainly raise a host of new ones!
The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow has Arrow and Flash fans up in arms over what to expect from the epic time-traveling DC crossover, but the Legends themselves are here to take the stage at Comic-Con 2015 to preview the new teamup series. Get a taste of DC TV’s past, present and future with our full Superhero Saturday coverage of Legends of Tomorrow!