This past week’s Flash finale “Running to Stand Still” didn’t bring too many surprises, at least not in the vein of Reverse Flash last year, but let’s take a trip into the future, shall we? New photos from the Vancouver set reveal one killer return fans have been drooling over, also unlocking a spoiler-y Earth-2 mystery!
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Welcome back to Up To Speed, in which Flash TV show veteran Dylan Todd and newbie Ziah Grace break down the latest episode of The Flash, dispense some Flash Facts, and talk about what works, what doesn’t, and where the series might be headed.
This week, we all know it’s Christmas, a son rises in the West, and Patty Spivot reads our recaps. “Running To Stand Still” was directed by Kevin Tancharoen, and written by Andrew Kreisberg.
Before they dropped the new, full trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice last week, Warner Bros. debuted that brief, dreamlike teaser featuring Ben Affleck’s Batman chained up in a cave, with Henry Cavill’s Superman arriving to furiously unmask him. (Possible spoilers follow.) As many speculated, that scene is indeed part of a larger dream sequence, as confirmed by the film’s costume designer, who also discussed a previously-unconfirmed cameo from another Justice League member.
Dutifully putting up with Legends of Tomorrow setup since their October premieres, both Arrow and The Flash will finally return to their own storylines just in time to close out the year on a dark note. The CW has released extended trailers for both 2015 finales “Running to Stand Still” and “Dark Waters,” while a departed star teases an impending return?
The Flash Season 2 has kept its big bad Zoom on the back burner for a bit, between Legend-ary crossovers and Tuesday’s coming Trickster Christmas, but we’ll hopefully see the demon speedster again before long. While we wait, get an up-close look at the design for The Flash‘s new nemesis with the original concept art!
Strong as The Flash’s visual effects proved through the first season, to the point we’d never imagined a fully-realized Gorilla Grodd, Season 2 took it up a notch with King Shark and the Legend-ary Hawk heroes. Now, go behind the scenes of all three, and get a taste of what Gorilla City might look like in the future, should The Flash ever return!
It’s time for another installment of Pointed Commentary, the feature where grizzled Arrow watcher Matt D. Wilson and newcomer Chris Haley dig into the details of Team Arrow cleaning up the filthy, crime-ridden streets of Star City.
This week’s episode, “Legends of Yesterday,” reunites the Flash and Arrow teams, and fully sets the stage for the upcoming spin-off series, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Oh, and everyone dies. Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Brian Ford Sullivan wrote the episode, which was directed by our new name champion, Thor Freudenthal.
Long before Supergirl premiered, CBS cast doubt on the likelihood of Kara crossing over with Arrow or The Flash just yet, an idea recently revisited when executive producer Greg Berlanti shot down a rumored Barry Allen appearance. Some fans had hope that the timeline-hopping Legends of Tomorrow might make crossover potential a bit easier, but producer Andrew Kreisberg isn’t sure they’re even legally allowed to play with Supergirl.
Now that last night finally put the big Legends of Tomorrow crossover behind us, The Flash will be getting into the holiday spirit for its 2015 finale “Running to Stand Still.” of course. the DC universe isn’t exactly going to take it easy on Barry, uniting Mark Hamill’s Trickster with Captain Cold and Weather Wizard, but is Wally West coming to the rescue? Check out the full photos!
‘Arrow’ and ‘Flash’ bring the “Legends of Yesterday” crossover crashing down in superhero style, but was tonight’s big timey-wimey twist an effective end? And for goodness’ sake, who’s in that darn grave? Find out in our full review!