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Tonight: “Legends Of Tomorrow” (1/21/2016)

The CW Network shows no signs of stopping with all of their DC Comics properties that they are bringing to small screen life and now “Legends Of Tomorrow” will join both “Arrow” and “The Flash” as an offering. It’s a spin-off based on the two series and will unite numerous heroes from across space and time. Check out the poster, the premise and the cast rundown. I’ll return afterward with some added thoughts.

Poster - Legends Of Tomorrow S1 - 2016

The Premise: Rip Hunter travels back in time to the present day where he brings together a team of heroes and villains in an attempt to prevent Vandal Savage from destroying the world and time itself.

Main/Recurring/Guest Cast:
Victor Garber as Professor Martin Stein/Firestorm:
Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/The Atom
Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary
Arthur Darvill as Rip Hunter
Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory/Heat Wave
Wentworth Miller as Leonard Snart/Captain Cold
Ciara Renée as Kendra Saunders/Chay-Ara/Hawkgirl
Falk Hentschel as Carter Hall/Khufu/Hawkman
Franz Drameh as Jefferson “Jax” Jackson/Firestorm
Casper Crump as Hath-Set/Vandal Savage
Stephanie Corneliussen as Valentina Vostok
Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow
Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance/Black Canary
Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/Flash
Peter Francis James as Dr. Aldus Boardman
Ali Liebert as Lindsy Carlisle
Neal McDonough as Damien Darhk
Matthew Nable as Ra’s al Ghul
Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon/Vibe
TBA as Connor Hawke

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Initially I was on the fence about this one because I was finding that “Arrow” was losing steam for me. The latest season has brought me back and I’m glad he’s the Green Arrow now on the show since that was getting on my nerves. I digress of course and since the show gave us an episode with Constantine (from the not long ago cancelled NBC show) my expectations are high about where this show can go. “The Flash” has been a ton of fun and while its not connected to these shows yet, so has “Supergirl”. The idea of Rip Hunter Time Master zipping back and forth across the timelines and having a solid team of both heroes and villains helping the cause this could be a wild ride. Though the casting has not yet been revealed, the news broke last week that we would even see Jonah Hex at one point. Can Adam Strange be far behind? Maybe even another cameo by Constantine or other supernatural heroes from the DC Universe. I’m setting the DVR for this one and hope that its loaded with surprises and helps expand this side of the DC Extended Universe. What do you readers think about this particular show? Are you going to watch it? Let me know in the comments.

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