This past week during the Television Critics Association Press Tour, Geoff Johns, the executive producer of the new CW superhero series The Flash said that this series, following the weekly adventures of the Scarlet Speedster, would be the most faithful DC Comics-based TV show yet. Well, it wouldn’t be a faithful Flash series without his colorful rogues gallery, so the latest casting news from the show starts to fill out those ranks very early on the series. So who’s coming to take on The Flash? Let’s just say he’s about to put a freeze on Central City. He’s going to make the citizens chill out, and despite the best efforts of the police, they’re not going to put him in the cooler… Sorry. I’ve got a million of these. (more…)
Phew. Sounds like I conjugated DC Comics with that headline. But yes, it’s true! Sources are saying that Robbie Amell, cousin of Arrow star Stephen Amell, has signed up to play the role of Ronnie Raymond on the Arrow spin-off, The Flash. The former Tomorrow Person will make his Flash debut in Episode 3, and will appear on a recurring basis through the first season of the show. As to whether or not we’ll see Raymond seize his destiny as one-half of the hero Firestorm, is yet to be determined, but presumed to be in the works. (more…)
I know, with a nickname like “Detective Pretty Boy” we could be talking about any number of male characters in any one of the CW’s series. In this case though, the reference is specifically for a key character in the upcoming superhero series The Flash, and for the discerning comic book fan, you just might be a tad surprised when you find out who “Detective Pretty Boy” refers to. Hint: he might not end up being one of the Scarlet Speedsters friends… (more…)
The final network to announce its fall schedule, The CW, made their move this morning by announcing as few moves as possible. Chances are, if you like The CW’s schedule how it is right now, you will be 60 per cent pleased with how it will look in the fall. Small moves happen on Monday and Tuesday as the netlet benches two returning shows and two new series till midseason and premiering two shows in the fall, including its highly anticipated new superhero show. (more…)
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. (more…)
May Up-Fronts are the time when TV fans get to both celebrate and lament their favorite series either getting picked up by a network or cast off into nothingness like the end of great Louis CK bit. And while genre fans are undoubtedly celebrating the renewal of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the announcement of a new Agent Carter series with Hayley Atwell (not to mention a Flash spin-off of Green Arrow), they’re probably disappointed by the announcement that the proposed Supernatural spin-off, Bloodlines, has been given the deathblow by the CW.
Think your TV week is full now with Arrow and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (not to mention all the other great shows no affiliated with comic books), just wait until next fall. Earlier this week, the Batman-inspired Gotham was confirmed to be getting a series order from Fox, and now that new series will be joined by Constantine on NBC and The Flash and iZombie on The CW. Both networks announced the pick-ups today ahead of the network upfronts, the occasion when the U.S. networks announce their fall schedules, which tales place next week. (more…)
Jessica De Gouw returned to The CW‘s DC Universe based series Arrow last night as the revenge-obsessed Helena Bertinelli AKA “Huntress” after disappearing from the show for a year.
And it seems like if Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim has his way, fans will be seeing much more of the leather-clad crossbow wielding vigilante in the future. (more…)
May came early for several popular CW shows as the netlet announced sweeping renewals for several of its top shops. Fans of Arrow, Supernatural, Reign, The Vampire Diaries, and its spin-off The Originals can breath a sigh of relief because your favorite show will be back on the dial in the 2014-2015 season. (more…)
She’s been a part of Lex Luthor’s Secret Society of Super Villains, she’s tried to assassinate Superman with Kryptonite bullets, and she’s one of the two inheritors of leadership in the League of Assassins, and now, Nyssa al Ghul is ready to make her live-action debut on next Wednesday’s episode of Arrow, and we’ve got the pics of actress Katrina Law playing the part. (more…)