Greg Berlanti Comments on Potential ‘Supergirl’ Crossover with ‘The Flash’ and ‘Arrow’

If you’re a fan of Supergirl and want to see the show crossover with The Flash/Arrow, the chances of it happening are getting slimmer by the day. Producer Greg Berlanti says The CW and CBS would have to get a deal done in the next month or so to actually make it work.

“I would love it, a lot of things would have to go right and people would have to say ‘Yes,’” Berlanti said. “It would have to figured out very soon. It would all have to be figured out in the next month or so. As it remains right now we’ve talked internally about how cool it would be, but we haven’t had official conversations. [The CW chief Mark Pedowitz] is supportive.”

Supergirl has put up solid numbers this fall even though ratings have dropped slightly since it’s 13 million viewer debut. Entertainment Weekly recently asked showrunner Andrew Kreisberg how he thinks the show is progressing.

“I’m as proud of Supergirl as anything I’ve ever done and in some ways prouder because it’s so hard to actually pull off the sheer scale of it. “And while I’m so proud of the pilot and some of those early episodes, I do think there was an expectation of what it should be, what the ratings should be, what the character meant. And because it’s a female superhero as well, I think there were expectations on the part of the audience and the people we were making the show with. And I think it’s taken awhile to shake out. Once we stopped trying to make the show to be everything for everybody else and just started telling stories we wanted to tell with these amazing actors, the show has become a lot easier to make. We were blessed with The Flash, which came out of the gate fully formed in a way that Arrow didn’t. Arrow took awhile to find itself. Arrow needed Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) which it didn’t have early on, and it had voiceover, which it didn’t need. Whereas The Flash came out like The Flash — you can watch the pilot and the finale back to back and it’s the same show. Supergirl was one of those shows that had a learning curve on how to make it and how to tell the stories and the audience’s part on how to watch it.”

After being asked when the show is running at it’s best, Kreisberg stated:

“It’s at its best when everyone’s involved. “In the beginning there was a lot of this person’s over here doing this thing, and this person’s doing that thing, and Kara’s got a relationship with Kat, and another relationship with Jimmy. Now things are much more integrated — and they’re going to get further integrated moving forward … but I can’t look back at the early episodes and say, ‘Gee we really blew it there,’ because I don’t think we did. I think it’s the natural evolution. Maybe there were times the storytelling was too timid, or too bold, but I can’t say we’re not being bold now. I just know in my heart the show keeps getting better, and that seems to be the general impression people are getting.”

Do you think we’ll see Supergirl crossover with The Flash/Arrow this season? Or do you think they’ll hold off until Supergirl’s season 2? Leave us all your thoughts in the comment section below!

Source: Entertainment Weekly

(Eric Opperman)

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