The first teaser trailer for The CW’s The Flash series has just hit. The teaser is titled “Don’t Blink”, and they’re not kidding. The teaser features so little of the shows titular hero. Blink, and you might miss him. I’m exaggerating a bit. However, you will see more Oliver Queen than anything. But, I guess that’s the point isn’t it? It’s a passing of the baton sort of thing, as it should be. Anyway, check out the teaser below. You’ll get what you need – in way of Flash’s costume, movement and personality. Oh, and a little 30 Seconds to Mars to set the vibe.
If Arrow is any indication of what DC and the CW can do in terms of bringing iconic heroes to the television screen, then The Flash should be pretty sweet. Though, I’m very interested to see how CW pulls off a character having very obvious super powers. Based on the tease though, I dig how they kept the flash’s personality as a show-off in tact.
Here’s a synopsis:
After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only “meta-human” who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion — and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For now, only a few close friends and associates know that Barry is literally the fastest man alive, but it won’t be long before the world learns what Barry Allen has become…The Flash.
The spin-off series is set to premiere in the fall!