Legends of Tomorrow‘s second season is premiering next Thursday, and per the norm the CW is firing off new promos with both cylinders. In the latest promo video, we get a brief look at one of the show’s new characters coming to season 2. The show will be introducing the Justice Society of America comprised of Star Girl, Obsidian, Commander Steel, Dr. Mid-Nite, Vixen, and Citizen Steel. The new promo showcases actor Nick Zano as Citizen Steel, and how he fits into the team of superheroes.
Check out the video below:
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Citizen Steel is the grandson of Commander Steel. In the comics he is a character whose body is made of steel due to an unknown reaction that occurs in his skin caused by villain Reichsmark after coming into contact with his blood. It is unknown what parts of his origin are going to be carried over to the show, if any at all. Luckily we don’t have too much longer to wait until we find out.
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After the defeat of the immortal villain Vandal Savage and the corrupt Time Masters who colluded with him, a new threat emerges. Dr. Nate Heywood (Nick Zano), an unconventional and charming historian, is thrust into the action upon making a shocking discovery – the Legends are scattered throughout time.
Nate must find a way to rescue season one’s beloved team of heroes and rogues, including billionaire inventor Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh), who has created an exo-suit with the power to shrink him to miniscule size, as the Atom; Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), the White Canary, a trained assassin; Professor Martin Stein (Victor Garber) and Jefferson “Jax” Jackson (Franz Drameh), who together form the meta-human Firestorm; and Mick Rory (Dominic Purcell), aka Heat Wave, a career criminal. When the Legends encounter the J.S.A (the Justice Society of America, the precursor to DC’s Justice League) in the 1940s, Amaya Jiwe (Maisie Richardson-Sellers), aka Vixen, joins the team. While the team reunites, a mystery looms – the fate of former captain Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill).
Once reunited, the Legends continue their new mission to protect the timeline from temporal aberrations – unusual changes to history that spawn potentially catastrophic consequences. When Nate, the grandson of J.S.A. member Commander Steel, unexpectedly finds himself with powers, he must overcome his own insecurities and find the hero within himself. Ultimately, the Legends will clash with foes both past and present, to save the world from a mysterious new threat.
Legends of Tomorrow season 2 premier October 13th at 8 pm on the CW.