Posted on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 by Fred Topel
In addition to confirming that Matt Ryan will appear on an Arrow episode as John Constantine, Mark Pedowitz, President of The CW, spoke to the Television Critics Association today about the reasons the company passed on Supergirl, and how The CW’s superhero lineup has evolved to include three shows.
All told, his comments give some insight into the evolution of The CW slate, and also caution us not to take the Constantine/Arrow crossover news as indication of a back door pilot plan. Read More »
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Back in May, thanks to the traditional upfronts presentations from all the major networks, we got a fun teaser trailer The CW’s new DC Comics TV series adaptation DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The show is spinning off the established shows Arrow and The Flash, following time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill), who is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat.
The show may not hit the air until 2016, but Warner Bros. Television is bringing the show to Comic-Con along with the new CBS series Supergirl and The CW’s other two aforementioned DC Comics series. And just before fans get a new glimpse at the show, a pretty slick piece of concept art has surfaced online showing the titular team using their superpowers in a pretty flashy spectacle.
Check out the Legends of Tomorrow concept art after the jump! Read More »
Posted on Monday, May 11th, 2015 by Angie Han
The #SaveConstantine campaign is now in full swing, and one fan who’s definitely willing to do his part is Stephen Amell. The Arrow star has proposed a crossover featuring the two DC Comics characters, promising to guest star on Constantine if a new network picks it up.
But making that happen might be easier said than done. “It’s really hard to make plans when a show’s kind of in limbo,” admitted Arrow showrunner Marc Guggenheim. Read Amell and Guggenheim’s comments on a potential Arrow Constantine crossover after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, January 12th, 2015 by Angie Han
The CW’s love affair with DC Comics isn’t slowing down anytime soon. High off the successes of Arrow and The Flash, the network has ordered a Vixen webseries for CW Seed. In addition, it’s considering Atom, an Arrow spinoff centered around Brandon Routh‘s character Ray Palmer.
Hit the jump for more details on the possible Arrow spinoff Atom, and the new digital series Vixen. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 by Angie Han
All manner of superheroic characters have stopped by The CW’s Arrow over the past three seasons — including, most recently, the Flash, in order to launch fellow CW TV show The Flash. Now Marc Guggenheim has his eye on an even bigger name.
The executive producer teased the possibility of a Batman appearance on Arrow, though he admits it won’t “be happening anytime soon.” Meanwhile, he also believes a Supergirl crossover could be in the cards. Hit the jump for Guggenheim’s Arrow Batman crossover comments. Read More »
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Posted on Monday, September 8th, 2014 by Angie Han
While we wait and see whether the Veronica Mars movie ever gets a sequel, the Neptune gang is reuniting for something a little different. The web series Play It Again, Dick will take a meta approach to the noir cult hit, following Veronica Mars actor Ryan Hansen as he tries to convince his old co-stars (including Kristen Bell and Jason Dohring) to help get a Dick Casablancas-centric Veronica Mars spinoff in motion.
If the first Play It Again Dick trailer is any indication, that’ll be way easier said than done. Hit the jump to watch the first promo.
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Posted on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 by Angie Han
The whole Neptune gang is reuniting, but it’s not for a sequel per se. Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Ryan Hansen, and more are set to star in Play It Again, Dick, a Veronica Mars spinoff about a Veronica Mars spinoff.
In keeping with the meta angle of the web series, the actors will be playing both themselves and their Veronica Mars characters. As creator Rob Thomas puts it, it’s the cast of Veronica Mars meets the “L.A. ‘reality'” of Party Down. Hit the jump for all the details.
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Posted on Saturday, July 26th, 2014 by Angie Han
DC’s movie superheroes won’t take the Comic-Con stage until Saturday, but one much-loved DC TV superhero got the spotlight on Friday. The CW presented the very first Arrow Season 3 trailer, to a very enthusiastic reaction. Hit the jump to check out the Arrow Season 3 trailer.
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Whether that long-awaited Veronica Mars movie will ever get a sequel is anyone’s guess. But Marshmallows will get a chance to return to Neptune later this year, sort of.
CW Seed, the digital arm of The CW network, has announced the Veronica Mars spin-off series Play It Again, Dick. Ryan Hansen will star, and Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas will co-write and produce. Hit the jump for more details on the new show.
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