Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), aka Green Arrow, made a deal with The Monitor (LaMonica Garrett) during the Elseworlds event and it may have laid the foundation for the Crisis on Infinite Earths event to come to fruition.
Crisis on Infinite Earths is a book that has some truly iconic imagery, one of the most iconic being the two split images of Superman in which he’s holding the dead body of Supergirl in one, and the body of The Flash in the other. It’s a moment that’s been teased on The CW for years. Ever since the first episode of The Flash in 2014, the scarlet speedster’s Crisis fate was teased in the form of a future newspaper written by Iris West (Candice Patton). Even in season 2 of Supergirl, the very image of Superman holding his cousin in his arms was a moment that paid homage to the iconic event.
The two heroes plaid an integral part in saving the day during the Arrowverse Elseworlds event, which concluded with an episode of Supergirl last night. The Flash (Grant Gustin) and Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) decided to run across the Earth in two different directions in an attempt to slow down time and stop The Monitor, but Green Arrow knew that would kill both of the DC heroes in the process. To stop this from happening, Green Arrow bargains with The Monitor to save their lives, which the villain does. Of course, The Monitor doesn’t just do this for free. The villain asks the inaugural Arrowverse hero for something in return but the audience is never shown or told what it was.
The final moments of Elseworlds teased next year’s Arrowverse event, Crisis on Infinite Earths. Given that the deaths of Supergirl and The Flash are so important to the original Crisis on Infinite Earths story, it’s possible that the folks behind the Arrowverse are trying to throw a curveball and instead plan on killing Green Arrow during the event. No official announcement has been made regarding that decision but given that Arrow is the longest running of Arrowverse shows, it’s not out of the realm of possibility that the series could be coming to an end.
That being said, the show could simply pass on the hood and bow to someone else, much like how four different Supermen took over the role of Superman following his death in the comics at the hands of Doomsday in the mid-90s. We’ll be sure to keep you updated on all news regarding Arrow as soon as more information becomes available. What deal do you think Green Arrow made with The Monitor? How do you think The CW will adapt the iconic Crisis event for its own Arrowverse? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!
Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Paul Blackthorne as Quentin Lance, Juliana Harkavy as Dinah Drake/Black Canary, Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog, Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt/Wild Dog and Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance/Black Siren.
New ‘Elseworlds’ Stills Include A New Look At Ruby Rose As Batwoman
Some brand new stills from the upcoming Arrowverse crossover event entitled Elseworlds have hit the web, courtesy of The CW. The new stills in particular give us a brand new look at actress Ruby Rose as Batwoman as well as some new images of our beloved heroes Green Arrow (Grant Gustin), The Flash (Stephen Amell) and Supergirl (Melissa Benoist).
The new image of Ruby Rose as Batwoman gives us yet another exciting look at the character that will help showcase Gotham City to the Arrowverse through this exciting narrative. You can check out the new stills in the gallery by clicking “Next”.
What do you make of these new stills from the Elseworlds crossover? Are you excited to see Ruby Rose as Batwoman for the first time? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news from the Arrowverse.
Here is the synopsis for the first chapter of the Elseworlds event:
EPIC ELSEWORLDS CROSSOVER KICKS OFF TONIGHT — When Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Oliver Queen (guest star Stephen Amell) wake up one morning and realize they have swapped bodies with each other, the two set off to find out what disturbed the timeline to cause such a shift. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when they present their case to Team Flash and the gang doesn’t believe them. Barry and Oliver realize they need Supergirl’s (guest star Melissa Benoist) help and travel to Smallville on Earth-38 where they end up meeting Kara’s cousin, Clark Kent (guest star Tyler Hoechlin), and intrepid reporter, Lois Lane (guest star Elizabeth Tulloch). LaMonica Garrett guest stars as The Monitor. Kevin Tancharoen directed the episode written by Eric Wallace & Sam Chalsen.
The 2018 Elseworlds crossover starts with a special episode of The Flash on Sunday, December 9 and continues with Arrow on Monday, December 10. The three-night event will then conclude with Supergirl on Tuesday, December 11.
All three entries will air at 8:00 p.m. ET on their respective nights.