Hey Towelites! We have some great updates for all of the awesome DC Comics TV shows hitting TV this fall, so let’s get started!
The Flash IS my most anticipated new TV show of the new season! Check out the two latest featurettes, the first features a behind the scenes look at the Pilot. The second introduces us to Eddy Thawne, aka “Detective Pretty Boy”, played by Rick Cosnett. The Flash will premiere this Fall on The CW!
Casting news GALORE! Two characters have been added to the upcoming third season of Arrow! First up Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) “returns” to the DCU to play Ray Palmer, better known as The Atom! TV Line has announced that the actor will join the cast and here is the description of the character that Routh will portray!
[box_light]An unparalleled scientist and inventor, Ray will play an unexpected role in the lives of Oliver and (rumored love interest) Felicity as the new owner of Queen Consolidated. Palmer’s plans for Queen Consolidated’s Applied Sciences Division will be shrouded in mystery.[/box_light]
As I predicted, Green Arrow villain Count Vertigo will be returning in season 3! But this time around it won’t be Seth Gable playing the part, instead we will be seeing a NEW, more comic-accurate Count! Vertigo was portrayed as a drug-dealing kingpin in the first two seasons before he met his end at the hands of the Arrow. Peter Stormare (22 Jump Street) will be playing Werner Zytle, the ruler of the nation of Vlatava. In the current New 52 comic book run, this is the true Vertigo.
Finally today, we have another casting announcement from the upcoming Batman-less crime drama, Gotham. Carol Kane, best known for her work on Taxi, will portray Gertrud Kapelput, aka Oswald Cobblepot‘s mother. This character has appeared in the comics, check out Penguin: Pain and Prejudice, and also had some screen time in Batman Returns. No word on if the book is being used for the adaptation or not. Look for Gotham to premiere this Fall on Fox!