It’s been some time since The Flash producers cryptically suggested that Season 3 would take us to the famed Gorilla City of DC lore, and we’re not ones to keep a malevolent ape waiting. Reports confirm that Season 3 will bring back Grodd at some point in 2017, but how?
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Supergirl Season 2 hasn’t lacked for notable DC villains, between Parasite, Roulette and more, but 2017 could prove even more charged. Multiple favorites from the series and Superman’s rogues gallery are signing up for 2017 returns, including Livewire, Metallo and more.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow wears all manner of sci-fi influences on its sleeve, not the least of which has been Star Wars. Now, the Legends’ trips through history will finally extend to a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away as well, spotlighting the origin of Star Wars itself with a young George Lucas next month.
The Arrow midwinter finale may not have answered the big question about Prometheus, but producers still threw one major curveball with those closing moments. Now, the first trailer for Season 5's January return gives a spoiler-y answer to Laurel’s return, as well as some fallout from the finale’s big death.
Legends of Tomorrow likely had the most cleanup after the four-way crossover, though winter finale “The Chicago Way” did manage to catch us up with Rip Hunter; albeit a very different Rip than we remember. Now, the 2017 return trailer teases a more fully-formed Legion of Doom, with a dumbstruck Rip as their prisoner.
We like to have our fun with The CW’s sexy re-imagining of any property they can get their hands on, but boy, if Archie reboot Riverdale isn’t quickly becoming the poster-child. Archie appears romantically involved with most everyone in town by the extended Riverdale trailer, with a side-helping of murderous teen angst and a little Barb.
If ever The Flash found reason to invoke Back to the Future, 2017 would be it. Our first look at Season 3's January return trailer sees Barry and Cisco trying to return to the the future vision that saw Iris’ deadly fate at the hands of Savitar, while Caitlin seems to be struggling with her own destiny.
The Flash closed out the first half of Season 3 with an expected reveal of Dr. Alchemy’s identity, as well as a new puzzle for 2017: a captive Savitar teasing that one of Barry’s team would “fall,” while another would betray them, and a third would suffer “a fate far worse than death.” Winter finale “The Present” even seemingly showed us one of the three, though producers say the scene may have been misinterpreted.
Just when you thought The CW would take a breather from its four-night superheroics, in swoops our first look at Supergirl’s premiere in 2017. Our first trailer sees not only the return of Dichen Lachman’s Roulette, but also a red sun, and a first look at Kevin Smith’s Supergirl directorial debut.
The Flash has a habit of keeping its speedster big bads in play, between Reverse Flash recurring throughout the franchise, or Teddy Sears’ Zoom undergoing a familiar transformation in the Season 2 finale. Don’t expect the disfigured Hunter Zolomon to return as the so-called “Black Flash,” however, as Sears doubts his availability.