Arrow/Flash Spinoff Gets Greenlight And Official Name

We’ve heard the rumors of a potential spinoff from the producers of Arrow and The Flash. And now we learn that the series will hopefully premiere this fall on the CW and has a title. Get ready for DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow!

Here’s an official description of the show:

When heroes alone are not enough… the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat – one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow stars Brandon Routh (Arrow, Superman Returns), Victor Garber (The Flash, Alias), Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who), Caity Lotz (Arrow), Ciarra Renee (Pippin), and Franz Drameh (Edge of Tomorrow), with Dominic Purcell (The Flash, Prison Break) and Wentworth Miller (The Flash, Prison Break).

Based on the characters from DC Comics, the series comes from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television. Greg Berlanti (The Flash, Supergirl, Arrow), Marc Guggenheim (Eli StonePercy Jackson: Sea of Monsters) and Andrew Kreisberg (The Flash, Warehouse 13) will serve as executive producers alongside Sarah Schechter (The Flash, Pan).

Sources: Deadline and Superherohype

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  • mbradleyc

    That is so weak! I was thinking maybe The Brave and The Bold or even possibly The Outsiders.

    I mean, Guh! Whatever.

    • Kevin Gunn

      “Time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter” may pull Sara Lance prior to her demise to add in his crusade.

      • mbradleyc

        Well that works, but she has to pick another identity.