‘Supergirl’ Actor Denies Martian Manhunter ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Rumors

Supergirl star David Harewood has denied the rumors that Martian Manhunter is joining Legends of Tomorrow‘s fifth season.

Rumors have been swirling ahead of the impending Arrowverse crossover that Martian Manhunter would be appearing in the back half of Legends of Tomorrow‘s fifth season. The rumors have become so prominent that the man behind Supergirl‘s Martian Manhunter has officially debunked the idea. Martian Manhunter will likely appear during Crisis on Infinite Earths to help defend the Arrowverse from the Anti-Monitor, but a rumor suggested that he’d also go time-travelling on Legends of Tomorrow.

David Harewood took to Twitter to deny the rumor that Martian Manhunter was moving over to Legends of Tomorrow. The Supergirl star mentioned there was “ZERO truth in ANY of these MM rumours”, before also explaining that he’s not sure where the idea came from. Admittedly Supergirl‘s Martian Manhunter would make an interesting addition to the Legends of Tomorrow team, so it’s a shame he won’t be appearing on the show. Take a look at David Harewood denying the Legends of Tomorrow rumors below.

Do you think Supergirl‘s Martian Manhunter should join Legends of Tomorrow‘s fifth season? Do you think Supergirl star David Harewood would make a great addition to the Legends of Tomorrow team? Tell us in the comments!

Here is the official synopsis for Melissa Benoist’s Supergirl:

SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure drama based on the DC character Kara Zor-El, (Melissa Benoist). Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton and was sent to Earth where she was raised by a foster family. Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin, Superman, in order to keep her identity a secret. Years later, Kara was living in National City and still concealing her powers, when a plane crash threatened Alex’s life and Kara took to the sky to save her. Now, Kara balances her work as a reporter for CatCo Worldwide Media with her work for the Department of Extra-Normal Operations (DEO), a super-secret government organization whose mission is to keep National City – and the Earth – safe from sinister threats. As Kara struggles to navigate her relationships and her burgeoning life as a reporter, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl.

Supergirl stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers/Supergirl, Mehcad Brooks as James Olsen/Guardian, Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Katie McGrath as Lena Luthor, Jesse Rath as Querl Dox/Brainiac 5, Nicole Maines as Nia Nal/Dreamer, Andrea Brooks as Eve Teschmacher, Julie Gonzalo as Andrea Rojas/Acrata, Staz Nair as William Dey, Azie Tesfai as Kelly Olsen, andDavid Harewood as J’onn J’onzz/Martian Manhunter.

Supergirl Season 5 premieres on October 6, 2019, on The CW.

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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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