‘The Flash’ Vanishing Has Key Role In Crisis On Infinite Earths Crossover

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The Flash vanishing cliffhanger at the end of the show’s pilot may have a key role on the next Arrowverse crossover, Crisis On Infinite Earths.

Todd Helbing, showrunner of The Flash, recently told TV Guide that they’ve been hinting at the Crisis On Infinite Earths storyline for a while and that the next crossover will be heavily influenced by Barry Allen’s already announced disappearance:

“We’ve certainly been teasing [the headline] a long time, but it’s a major factor in next year’s crossover. There will be little tidbits here and there that people will be able to start to put together.”

If you’re not familiar with the Crisis On Infinite Earths storyline from the comics, the story hinges on the Anti-Monitor trying to destroy all the versions of Earth of the Multiverse, while Brainiac recruits other villains to conquer what’s left. With this, the Monitor unites the superheroes to defeat the threat. Ultimately, heroes and villains band together and defeat the Anti-Monitor. This storyline is famous because of its death toll on the DC universe which includes none other than Barry Allen and Supergirl.

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Here is the synopsis for the next episode of The Flash: 

SEEING RED – During a battle with Cicada (Chris Klein), Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) is severely injured. Due to Cicada’s dampening powers, Nora’s speed healing isn’t working, leaving Barry (Grant Gustin) and Iris (Candice Patton) scared for their daughter’s future. Upset about his injured child, The Flash is filled with rage and confronts Cicada in a brutal battle. Meanwhile, Killer Frost (Danielle Panabaker) keeps interfering with Caitlin’s work on the cure. Marcus Stokes directed the episode written by Judalina Neira & Thomas Pound.

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

The Flash airs Tuesday nights on The CW. Seeing Red will debut on January 22. The season finale Memorabilia is scheduled for January 29.

Source: TV Guide

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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