John Diggle Won’t Become Green Lantern In Grant Gustin’s ‘The Flash’

Arrow star David Ramsey has confirmed that John Diggle won’t suit up as the Arrowverse’s Green Lantern on Grant Gustin’s The Flash.

The Arrowverse shows have previously hinted at John Diggle potentially becoming the Green Lantern, but the series finale of Arrow seems to have officially set the path for the character to become the Emerald Knight down the line. While John Diggle prepares to move to Metropolis at the end of Arrow, a piece of debris falls from the sky and is revealed the be a box that emits a green glow, suggesting he has come across a Green Lantern Corps Power Ring.

Of course, with Arrow now finished, fans are eager to know if and when they can expect to see John Diggle return and take on the Green Lantern mantle. Fortunately, fans won’t have to wait long to see John Diggle again as the character will appear in the upcoming episode of Grant Gustin’s The Flash, which David Ramsey discussed during an interview with TV Line:

“There’s a whole cast [of characters] over there that’s still recovering from Oliver’s death, and part of the connection to Oliver is Diggle, obviously. So Diggle’s presence there serves as kind of a conduit, a way to grieve. But there’s also a case, there’s something to solve… that Diggle’s a part of.”

However, David Ramsey confirmed that John Diggle won’t be suiting up as Green Lantern when he makes his appearance on the Grant Gustin series:

“No, that doesn’t happen. It is John Diggle over there as John Diggle, and we’re working on a case.”

Are you excited to see John Diggle on Grant Gustin’s The Flash? Are you disappointed to hear that Green Lantern won’t appear on the Grant Gustin series next week? Would you like to see Green Lantern meeting The Flash one day? Sound-off in the comments section and stay tuned for the latest news regarding John Diggle’s future as Green Lantern and Grant Gustin’s The Flash.

The Flash continues in next week with the episode titled “Marathon” and you can read the official synopsis below:

IFE AFTER THE CRISIS – After The Citizen prints an explosive story, Iris’s (Candice Patton) life is threatened. Refusing to hide from those that are attacking her, Iris sets out to expose a dangerous organization. Meanwhile, Barry (Grant Gustin) must face the consequences of the Crisis and fulfill Oliver Queen’s wish for him. Stefan Pleszczynski directed the episode written by Sam Chalsen & Lauren Barnett (#610). Original airdate 2/4/2020.

The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen / The Flash, Candice Patton as Iris West, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow / Killer Frost, Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon / Vibe, Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells, Jesse L. Martin as Joe West, Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton, and Hartley Sawyer as Ralph Dibny / Elongated Man.

The Flash airs on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. on The CW.

Source: TVLine

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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