Flash/Supergirl Musical Crossover Reaches Peak Glee

Darren Criss
Darren Criss

With the upcoming musical crossover of The Flash and Supergirl on The CW, we were already going to get a bit of a Glee flashback. After all, stars Grant Gustin (Barry Allen/Flash) and Melissa Benoist (Kara Danvers/Supergirl) are both alums of the musical high school drama show created by Ryan Murphy.


However, with Andrew Kreisberg exclusively confirming the casting for the crossovers' villain to TV Line, the Music Meister, we have now achieved peak Gleek, as fan favourite actor from that show, Darren Criss, will be joining his former cast mates to plaque them with his dreamy dulcet tones.


Also, this gives me an excuse to post lots of Darren Criss pics.

Flash/Supergirl Musical Crossover Reaches Peak Glee

Gustin, incidentally, was of course technically a villain in Glee, introduced to flirt mercilessly with with Criss' Blaine and cause tension between him and on-screen boyfriend, Kurt Hummel.

Sadly, this is not likely to see a full role reversal in the crossover, with Criss probably not hitting on The Flash constantly. Probably.

However, we will get smooth singing from Gustin, Benoist, Criss and a host of other stars from the whole Arrowverse of CW DC shows, including John Barrowman (Malcolm Merlyn), Victor Garber (Dr. Martin Stein/Firestorm), Carlos Valdes (Cisco/Vibe) and more!

Flash/Supergirl Musical Crossover Reaches Peak Glee


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Joe Glass has been contributing to Bleeding Cool for about four years. He's been a roaming reporter at shows like SDCC and NYCC, and also has a keen LGBTQ focus, with his occasional LGBTQ focus articles, Tales from the Four Color Closet. He is also now Bleeding Cool's Senior Mutant Correspondent thanks to his obsession with Marvel's merry mutants. Joe is also a comics creator, writer of LGBTQ superhero team series, The Pride, the first issue of which was one of the Top 25 ComiXology Submit Titles of 2014. He is also a co-writer on Stiffs, a horror comedy series set in South Wales about call centre workers who hunt the undead by night. One happens to be a monkey. Just because.
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