Legendary artist Alex Ross has created a piece that shows Brandon Routh as the Kingdom Come version of Superman for The CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event.
Last weekend during San Diego Comic-Con, it was revealed that Brandon Routh would be reprising his role as Superman in the upcoming Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover. But this time, he’ll be taking on the role in the form of Kingdom Come Superman. Brandon Routh has been apart of the Arrowverse as Ray Palmer, a.k.a. The Atom, since he was introduced during the third season of Arrow in 2014, before joining DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as a series regular. It seems Brandon Routh will now have dual roles in Crisis on Infinite Earths when the crossover airs later this year.
Kingdom Come is beloved by many fans for its compelling story. Written by Mark Waid and Alex Ross, Kingdom Come was a four-issue series published under DC’s Elseworlds imprint. Set in the year 2020, Kingdom Come follows an older Man of Steel as he attempts to rein in a new generation of reckless vigilantes and inspire them to adopt the ideals of past superheroes.
You can check out what Brandon Routh looks like as Alex Ross’ Kingdom Come Superman below.
Official plot details remain under wrap, but rumors suggest the Arrowverse landscape will look drastically different from the one we know after the Crisis On Infinite Earths event. The crossover is rumored to feature the deaths of several major characters from Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.
The CW has confirmed is that the five-hour Crisis On Infinite Earths crossover will air over two quarters. This could mean the event will consist of the midseason finales and midseason premieres for the Arrowverse shows. In addition, the Crisis On Infinite Earths episode of Stephen Amell’s Arrow may also serve as the series finale considering the show concludes with its final 10-episode run this fall.
The upcoming crossover event has been teased since the very first episode of Grant Gustin’s The Flash, where a newspaper headline from the year 2024 revealed the Barry Allen’s fate was to disappear during a “crisis.” But the fifth season finale of The Flash accelerated this when the original newspaper headline changed the date of the event from 2024 to 2019. To add to this, the seventh season finale of Stephen Amell’s Arrow set up Oliver Queen’s role in the next crossover by having him join the Monitor on a mission to warn other worlds of the crisis, as part of the arrangement the Emerald Archer made in order to save the lives of both The Flash and Supergirl.
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Henry Cavill’s ‘The Witcher’ Debuts New Poster & First Look Photos
Netflix has released a brand new poster for the Henry Cavill series The Witcher along with a slew of first look photos.
A stunning poster for the upcoming Netflix series The Witcher made its debut this morning, featuring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. In addition, Netflix also dropped the first official photos of Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri as well as two more stills that offer fans a fresh look at Geralt.
You can check out the poster below and the new photos in the gallery by clicking "Next."
Based on the fantasy series of novels and short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher will follow the monster slayer for hire named Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill). Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich will also serve as an executive producer on the series while Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez and Charlotte Brändström are on board as directors for the eight-episode first season.
Here is the official synopsis for The Witcher:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.
The Witcher will be available on Netflix in late 2019. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the upcoming Netflix series.