Are you sick of comic book TV shows and movies yet?
WELL, TOO BAD.
The CW would like to make sure you are very familiar with DC Comics, so they are taking several recurring characters from both Arrow and Flash to form a spin-off series. With all the crossovers between these two shows as it is, it may just become an extra hour of comic extravaganza each week, and who are we to complain?
Right now, the cast looks as follows: Arrow‘s Ray Palmer/The Atom (Brandon Routh), Flash villain Leonard Snart/Captain Cold (Wentworth Miller), Flash‘s Dr. Martin Stein (Victor Garber), and Caity Lotz in an unknown role because her character, Arrow’s Black Canary, ahem, is no longer around.
Deadline has also stated that the show will include three more major DC Comics characters that we have yet to see on the show. They also gave some hint as to the timeline:
This is the project CW president Mark Pedowitz vaguely referenced at TCA in January. It will not be part of the current pilot cycle. With the creative auspices and talent involved, I hear that it could go straight to series, possibly for next midseason.
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