The CW is currently having their big Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour day and one of their panels is the big DCTV superhero panel with all the executive producers of Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl as we are getting tons of news about all the upcoming seasons. We do warn for major spoilers with some of these announcements, including who is the mysterious character in the pod on Supergirl.
*Hellcats’ Sharon Leal has been cast as Ms. Martian on Supergirl.
*Christopher Wood, who has been previously revealed as the person in the pod on Supergirl, will be playing Mon-El.
*In the second half of the seasons of Supergirl and The Flash, there will officially be a musical crossover.
*Dolph Lundgren will be coming to Arrow for its 5th season as a Russian character in the flashbacks.
*Lance Henrickson will be playing Obsidian, another JSA member on Legends of Tomorrow.
*Savitar is the mystery speedster on The Flash.
*The 5th season will be the last year to have flashbacks, per Arrow producers.
*Not only is he directing another episode of The Flash, but Kevin Smith is also directing an episode of Supergirl.
The Flash Season 3 begins on Tuesday, October 4, Arrow Season 5 begins on Wednesday, October 5, Supergirl Season 2 begins on Monday, October 10 and Legends of Tomorrow Season 2 begins on Thursday, October 13, all respectively at 8/7c on The CW.