‘The Flash’ To Introduce Solovar In 2-Part Gorilla Grodd Arc

The Flash SolovarThe Flash is still on a hiatus, but big things are coming for Season 3B. Last year, it was announced that Season 3 would feature a 2-part Gorilla Grodd storyline that will be taking us to Gorilla City. Today, during the ongoing Television Critics Association Press Tour, it was confirmed that episode 13 and 14 will mark the return of Grodd. But that’s not all as the show will be introducing another familiar Gorilla character from the Flash mythos as The Thing’s Keith David will be taking on the role of DC Comics’ Solovar.

“One of the [episodes] will take place in Gorilla City and one of them will take place on Earth-1.”

It was during the TCA Summer Press Tour that show-runner and executive producer Andrew Kreisberg first teased the introduction of Gorilla City as a two-part arc.

“Yes, we’re going to be doing a two-part episode that takes place in Gorilla City.”

“Borrowing Problems from the Future” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)

BARRY FIGHTS FOR IRIS — Barry (Grant Gustin) is tormented by his vision of the future where Iris (Candice Patton) is murdered by Savitar. When a criminal named Plunder (guest star Stephen Huszar) shows up in Central City, Barry recalls the villain’s presence in his vision of the future and fears that if he catches Plunder, it will cement Iris’ fate. Confused about Barry’s hesitation to stop Plunder, Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale) decides to step in as Kid Flash. Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) offers Julian (Tom Felton) a job. Millicent Shelton directed the episode written by Grainne Godfree & David Kob (#310). Original airdate 1/24/2017.”

The Flash Season 3 airs on Tuesday nights at 8/7c on The CW. Make sure to check back at Heroic Hollywood after every single episode of Season 3 for our weekly reviews and much more.

Are you excited to see both Gorilla Grodd and Solovar in the second half of Season 3? Sound off in the comments below.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht is an online entertainment journalist who has been covering television and movies since 2010. In addition, he is also a podcast producer.

  • AlphaBlu

    This show (or shows) continues to hire some great people to do voice-work. Tony Todd, Tobin Bell, Michael Dorn over in Arrow, and now Keith David.