The Flash has a habit of keeping its speedster big bads in play, between Reverse Flash recurring throughout the franchise, or Teddy Sears’ Zoom undergoing a familiar transformation in the Season 2 finale. Don’t expect the disfigured Hunter Zolomon to return as the so-called “Black Flash,” however, as Sears doubts his availability.
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Now that The CW’s four-way “Invasion!” crossover is behind us, Flash and Supergirl fans have the two-part musical crossover to look forward to in 2017. Some wild rumors early on suggested Joss Whedon might direct the crossover with Neil Patrick Harris reprising a famous role, but the Unfortunate Events star doesn’t seem to know much of anything about it.
Even as each series seemed to quietly sweep things under the rug thereafter, The CW’s four-way “Invasion!” crossover gave ample opportunity for some unexpected bonds between characters. At least some scenes understandably ended up cut for time, as with a new deleted scene of H.R. and Thea’s tense first meeting.
Flash fans are long-used to The CW’s take on the Scarlet Speedster’s duds, which themselves have been subject to minor tweaks through Seasons 2 and 3. Grant Gustin is certainly ready for the CW series to upgrade Barry Allen, but what timey-wimey troubles might prevent The Flash from altering its title hero’s look?
‘The Flash’ Season 3 closes 2016 with “The Present” of Savitar’s deadly prophecies, but does that big future twist change the entire series from here on out? Plus, what’s the real story behind Julian and Dr. Alchemy? Find out in our full review!
The Flash has only defined a select number of Earths outside of the 52 we know to exist, but tonight’s winter finale “The Present” will get us up to speed a bit more on Earth-3, home to John Wesley Shipp’s Jay Garrick. Our first clip also confirms that Mark Hamill will reprise his tricky role on that Earth, but as you’ll see, Barry and Jay have bigger problems.
The CW’s fourway crossover between Supergirl, Flash, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow had enough material for five episodes, let alone three, so a few scenes understandably fell by the wayside. Among them, producers reveal two Supergirl-Legends connections we may explore in the future, and a deeper dive into the mysterious Dominators.
‘Legends of Tomorrow’ brings the “Invasion!” crossover to a thrilling conclusion worthy of ‘The Avengers,’ but was Supergirl wasted in the effort? And what does that Flashpoint twist mean for all four series? Find out in our full review!
‘Arrow’ keeps the “Invasion!” crossover invading with its own 100th episode celebration, but does Oliver’s wonderful life bring the same DC spectacle? Does it make you miss The CW drama’s early days? Find out in our full review!
‘Flash’ officially gets the “Invasion!” crossover rolling with a Super-friendly team up of CW stars, but do our Dominating alien big bads live up to the hype? Does it matter, with Super-smackdowns this epic? Find out in our full review!