|01.21.2016 – DC Comics on television is expanding the Arrowverse with another show after the spinoff success of The Flash and Arrow. Warner TV Asia is expanding that with “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” which had a launch recently in Manila.
The characters appearing on Arrow and The Flash band together to form a time travelling team led by Arthur Darvill’s Rip Hunter from the future hell bent on stopping the immortal Vandal Savage. The press launch revealed also upcoming shows from Warner TV but the star of the event is “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow!”
When heroes are no longer enough to save the Earth from evil elements, who would be humanity’s last hope? From the creators of Warner TV’s other hit superhero series – The Flash and ARROW – comes DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, forming the world’s greatest assemble for humankind's ultimate battle.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow is a sister-series to The Flash and ARROW, developed by Greg Berlanti. The show opens with time-travelling rogue, Time Master Rip Hunter, played by Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who), in the year 2166. Hunter sees the immortal Vandal Savage (played by Casper Crump) on the verge of his final victory – bringing total chaos and the utter destruction. This abomination pushes Hunter to take matters into his own hands and travels 150 years into the past to assemble a team of carefully-selected heroes and rogues to stop Savage.
The 16-episode series features a combination of characters and even villains from The Flash and ARROW, along with new heroes from the DC Comics pantheon.
With recurring roles in both The Flash and ARROW, Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) reprises his role as the billionaire inventor Ray Palmer a.k.a The Atom, who created an exo-suit with the power to shrink himself to miniscule size. Also reprising her role as the trained assassin Sara Lance a.k.a White Canary in the ARROW-verse is Caity Lotz (Death Valley, The Pact).
Prison Break’s famous duo Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell reunites as Leonard Snart a.k.a Captain Cold and his partner Mick Rory a.k.a. Heat Wave, who comprises a pair of career criminals.
Forming the meta-human Firestorm is Victor Garber (Titanic, Alias) as Professor Martin Stein and Franz Drameh (Edge of Tomorrow) as Jefferson "Jax" Jackson. While Kendra Saunders a.k.a. Hawkgirl and Carter Hall a.k.a. Hawkman are played by Ciara Renée and Falk Hentschel, respectively.
Catch the epic story of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, premiering on the same day as the US, on Friday, January 22 at 9pm – and every Friday after that – only on Warner TV. Also catch new episodes from the channel’s other hit series returning from hiatus – ARROW on Thursday January 21, at 9pm; and iZombie on Wednesday January 20, at 9pm.
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