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More than simply spinning out of The CW's 'Arrow,' the network's forthcoming 'Flash' TV series significantly upped its cool factor with the presence of original '90s scarlet speedster John Wesley Shipp. And while producers have even kept mum on the 'Dawson's Creek' star's role through the epic trailer, we now know what role Shipp will have in the newest incarnation of 'The Flash.'
Yesterday saw The CW speeding out its first full trailer for 'The Flash,' having spun off Grant Gustin's Barry Allen from 'Arrow' into his own DC series for the fall. The impressive five-minute trailer revealed plenty of comic goodness and lighting-quick heroics, but moved so fast that we needed to slow that sucker down! So, what speedy secrets lie hidden in the world of The CW’s ‘The Flash’?
Earlier today, 'Arrow' spinoff 'The Flash' raced out its first full trailer, but even as the last of the broadcast networks to reveal its full schedule, The CW was far from finished. The network issued its full fall 2014 schedule, pairing Barry Allen with the Winchester brothers and leaving a few other comic characters for midseason, while we've also got our first video looks at 'iZombie,' 'Jane the Virgin' and more.
Last night brought our favorite CW drama 'Arrow' to a season 2 close with the "Unthinkable" finale, but not without a look ahead toward Barry Allen's debut as 'The Flash' in a first teaser and an extended look shortly afterwards. Now, The CW has sped out the first photos from the pilot and a description before today's Upfronts, teasing new looks at DC drama 'iZombie,' as well.
If you thought last night's 'Flash' teaser debut with the 'Arrow' finale got your heart racing, wait until you see the full trailer for the CW's DC comics drama! Our first genuine look at the scarlet speedster's new fall series reveals not only Grant Gustin's Barry Allen displaying lightning-quick wit and even quicker moves, but also our first major DC villain, and a pointed guest star for the pilot, none other than the 'Arrow' himself, Oliver Queen!
Look out 'Arrow', there's a new superhero on the block! 'The Flash' has officially been ordered to series for The CW this fall, and to prove it, tonight's 'Arrow' season 2 finale "Unthinkable" debuted the fastest man alive in his his first official footage from DC's 'The Flash.' See the scarlet speedster in action right now, but don't blink, or you'll miss it!
We're still not sure how to feel now that The CW's 'Arrow' has officially spun off 'The Flash' into his own series confirmed ordered for the fall, but it seems our fears may soon be put to rest with our first look at Grant Gustin's Barry Allen in motion as the fastest man alive. See the first footage of 'The Flash''s super-speed and find out when we'll see a new sneak peek right now!
Now that the major cancellation and renewal shocks of the 2014 Upfront season have more or less settled in, attention turns to those confirmed to go to series. DC comics has quite a bit on its plate now, adding 'Arrow' spinoff 'The Flash' and Rob Thomas' 'iZombie to the slate, and the first new poster key art pieces have arrived to complement our new shows!
When The CW first announced that 'The Flash' would put Barry Allen in 'Arrow''s Starling City before spinning the scarlet speedster into his own series, we were a bit skeptical. What we've seen of Grant Gustin and the series have been promising to date, and now The CW confirmed 'The Flash' in our future with a fall series order for its 'Arrow' spinoff.