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Future State: The Next Batman #1 Review: The Legacy of The Batman

Future State: The Next Batman #1 Review: The Legacy of The Batman

Much like the worry faced by Luke Skywalker in The Last Jedi, this issue posits the idea that the legacy of the Batman is hubris and failure. Much like what happened on the Batwoman TV show, a private security company has essentially supplanted law enforcement in Gotham City, establishing a new status quo that has outlawed masks […]

For Superman &#038 Lois Its a Family Crest Worth Fighting For: Trailer

For Superman & Lois, It's a "Family Crest" Worth Fighting For: Trailer

Enough with the key art, casting news, series overviews, and social media updates, The CW! We demand to see actual footage from Superman & Lois, the newest addition to the "Arrowverse," starring Tyler Hoechlin (Superman aka Clark Kent) and Elizabeth Tulloch. And that's exactly what viewers got on Tuesday, with the release of the first […]

Black Lightning: Wayne Brady Talks Gravedigger Final Season &#038 Spinoff

Black Lightning: Wayne Brady Talks Gravedigger, Final Season & Spinoff

The fourth season of The CW's Black Lightning is one that will be about endings and beginnings on a whole number of levels On one hand, the series is set to end with its upcoming season, and China Anne McClain aka Jennifer Pierce aka Lightning is set to be phased out of the series before[...]

Superman &#038 Lois Key Art Highlights Lois &#038 Clarks Return to Smallville

Superman & Lois Key Art Highlights Lois & Clark's Return to Smallville

The last time we checked in on The CW's Arrowverse, we discussed how the programming line-up would be going through some serious changes in 2021 and 2021 with new additions and heartbreaking goodbyes. One of those new additions is the Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch-starring Superman & Lois, which offered viewers a sneak preview of […]

Naomi: Ava DuVernay Jill Blankenship Eye CW Series for DC Character

Naomi: Ava DuVernay, Jill Blankenship Eye CW Series for DC Character

Looks like award-winning filmmaker and executive producer Ava DuVernay (When They See Us) is enjoying her time in the DC Universe. Along with helming the feature film adaptation of DC's New Gods, and directing the pilot for and executive producing HBO Max's DMZ, you can now add a television series adaptation of the teen superhero Naomi […]

The Other History Of The DC Universe #1 Review: A Brave &#038 Bold Story

The Other History Of The DC Universe #1 Review: A Brave & Bold Story

More like an illustrated novel, carefully typeset text (it’s a little teensy, honestly, but shout out to the publication design of Kenny Lopez) and still shots from pivotal moments (check the end of the Outsiders for an iconic shot, or Superman hovering over Suicide Slum) let Giuseppi Camumcoli, Andrea Cucchi, Jose Villarrubia, and Steve Wands[...]

Black Lightning Star China Anne McClain Leaving Limited Season 4 Role

Black Lightning Star China Anne McClain Leaving; Limited Season 4 Role

When word broke at the end of last week that The CW's Black Lightning was ending its run after four seasons, fans weren't the only ones who were hearing the news for the first time that day China Anne McClain aka Jennifer Pierce aka Lightning also found out the news on Friday, and on the[...]

Black Lightning Ending with Season 4 EP Salim Akil Comments

Black Lightning Ending with Season 4; EP Salim Akil Comments

The era of change throughout The CW's Arrowverse continues, with word that Black Lightning will end its run with the upcoming fourth season (set to premiere February 8) The news comes only a week after news that Chantal Thuy's metahuman shapeshifter Grace Choi was being promoted to series regular and that the network was developing[...]

Wonder Girl: CW Berlanti Prods Developing DC Series with Latina Lead

Wonder Girl: CW, Berlanti Prods Developing DC Series with Latina Lead

And while the fate of the Green Arrow and the Canaries pilot remains in limbo, Superman & Lois and previous DC Universe series Stargirl have joined the line-up, and Black Lightning is setting up a backdoor pilot for Painkiller (Jordan Calloway) Now comes word from Deadline Hollywood that Queen of the South executive producer/co-showrunner Dailyn Rodriguez, Berlanti[...]

Supergirl S06: David Harewood Hits Blue Steel Martian Super Models

Supergirl S06: David Harewood Hits Blue Steel Martian; "Super" Models

Superman & Lois and previous DC Universe series Stargirl join the line-up, while the fate of the Green Arrow and the Canaries pilot remains in limbo as Black Lightning sets up a backdoor pilot for Painkiller (Jordan Calloway) But perhaps the biggest change will be the Melissa Benoist-starring Supergirl ending its run with the upcoming sixth[...]

Black Lightning: Painkiller Spinoff Set for Season 4 Backdoor Pilot

Black Lightning: Painkiller Spinoff Set for Season 4 Backdoor Pilot

And while viewers still await word on the Green Arrow and the Canaries pilot, the network announced on Thursday that it was developing a backdoor pilot for a Black Lightning spinoff built around Jordan Calloway's Painkiller character The backdoor pilot will be the seventh episode of the upcoming fourth season, with Black Lightning showrunner Salim Akil[...]

Superman &#038 Lois Stars BGCA Offer Up Their Everyday Hero Challenge

Superman & Lois Stars, BGCA Offer Up Their Everyday Hero Challenge

Building upon its recently launched "Real Heroes Wear Masks" poster campaign showcasing various Arrowverse members such as Superman (Tyler Hoechlin), The Flash (Grant Gustin), Supergirl (Melissa Benoist), Black Lightning (Cress Williams), Stargirl (Brec Bassinger), Thunder (Nafessa Williams), White Canary (Caity Lotz), and Beebo (from DC's Legends of Tomorrow), The CW is teaming up with Boys[...]

Arrow Star Stephen Amell: The CWverse Change F**king Pi**ed Me Off

Arrow Star Stephen Amell: The CWverse Change "F**king Pi**ed Me Off"

In some ways, it feels like we've been reporting just as much on Stephen Amell and Arrow as we did when the series was still on the air. Recovering from a back injury he sustained while filming his upcoming STARZ indy wrestling-set series Heels, Amell made news regarding his old CW stomping grounds when he […]

Batwoman Walker Flash &#038 More: CW Offers Handy Premiere Cheat Sheet

Batwoman, Walker, Flash & More: CW Offers Handy Premiere Cheat Sheet

Which is just a fancy way of saying that the network's letting you know when shows such as Two Sentence Horror Stories, Batwoman, Riverdale, Nancy Drew, Walker, Legacies, Charmed, Black Lightning, Superman & Lois, The Flash, and more are returning Now with that said and as much as we agree with G.I Joe that knowing is half[...]

Walker Flash Black Lightning Riverdale &#038 More: CW Sets 2021 Dates

Walker, Flash, Black Lightning, Riverdale & More: CW Sets 2021 Dates

What shows? How about Two Sentence Horror Stories, Batwoman, Riverdale, Nancy Drew, Walker, Legacies, Charmed, Black Lightning, Superman & Lois, The Flash, and many more- with all of it being unleashed starting January 8 (as you'll see in the schedule below, including very cool motion teasers to mark the occasion).[caption id="attachment_1288066" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The CW released its[...]

Superman &#038 Lois Introduces Sofia Hasmik Smallvilles Newest Reporter

Superman & Lois Introduces Sofia Hasmik, Smallville's Newest Reporter

Looks like Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois (Elizabeth Tulloch) won't be Smallville's only snooping reporters when The CW's Superman & Lois debuts, with Sofia Hasmik (Mad About You) set to join the upcoming Arrowverse series in the recurring guest-star role of Chrissy Beppo. Originally reported by EW, Hasmik's Chrissy is described as having "a knack […]

Swamp Thing Hijacks Arrowverse in Desperate Bid for Second Season

Swamp Thing Hijacks Arrowverse in Desperate Bid for Second Season

As you'll see below, The Flash, Supergirl, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, and Stargirl posted key art for their respective shows- key art that quickly became polluted with swamp water, green crap, and general overall nastiness guaranteed to require a series of at least 12 shots over the course of three days (and watch[...]

Legends of Tomorrow Season 6: Adam Tsekhman/Gary Green Get Promotion

Legends of Tomorrow Season 6: Adam Tsekhman/Gary Green Get Promotion

Just because production on the sixth season of The CW's DC's Legends of Tomorrow is in the middle of a production "pause" in Vancouver doesn't mean it still can't drop big news, and that's exactly what the "Arrowverse" series did on Thursday. If you're a fan of actor Adam Tsekhman and his on-screen persona Gary […]

Batwoman: We Think Javicia Leslies Talking About More Than Coffee

Batwoman: We Think Javicia Leslie's Talking About More Than Coffee

First, we're officially going on record to say that Camrus Johnson (Luke Fox) is close to becoming the second reason why we're going to check out the second season of The CW's Batwoman. Late last month, Johnson and co-star Nicole Kang (Mary Hamilton) greeted fans via social media from the first day back on the […]

The Flash Supergirl Titans &#038 More Production Starts Reportedly Set

The Flash, Supergirl, Titans & More Production Starts Reportedly Set

When you say the name "Greg Berlanti," the first things that usually comes to mind is "Arrowverse"- and that's more than understandable. But Berlanti Productions is about more than just spandex and tall-buildings-in-single-bounds-leaping- and now it looks like we're learning when the company's wide range of content will start their respective productions back up. With […]