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COMIC REEL: “Arrow” Pic Hints At “Flash” Crossover; “Walking Dead” Spinoff Lead Speaks To Series’ Humanity

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COMIC REEL: “Arrow” Pic Hints At “Flash” Crossover; “Walking Dead” Spinoff Lead Speaks To Series’ Humanity

AGENT CARTER

Marvel and ABC have released a ton of promo images for the upcoming season finale episode, titled “Valediction.”

ARROW

You can check out a recap of last night’s episode, “The Return,” over on Spinoff. The CW has released a trailer for the next new “Arrow” episode, “Nanda Parbat,” which sees Brandon Routh in action as Atom.

IGN has reported that Doug Jones (“Hellboy,” “Falling Skies”) will appear on “Arrow” as the metahuman villain Jake Simmons, a.k.a. Deathbolt. Jones will make his debut as the bad guy in the 19th episode of “Arrow’s” currently airing third season. The episode, titled “Broken Arrow,” will pit Oliver Queen up against Jones’ Deathbolt, a metahuman possessing the ability to manipulate and weaponize plasma energy.

Robbie Amell, who plays Ronnie Raymond/Firestorm on “Flash,” posted a picture of himself and his cousin Stephen — decked out in full Arrow gear — to Instagram. The actor’s been spotted on the “Arrow” set before, but this time Robbie’s wearing his Firestorm splicer. Could he be shooting an appearance on “Arrow”? Check out the image below and judge for yourself!

Airs Wednesdays on the CW

CAPTAIN MARVEL

“Vikings” star Katheryn Winnick gave a lengthy interview to IGN wherein she spoke a little bit about the rumors that she may suit up as a Marvel hero. ComicBookMovie transcribed the relevant bits.

“I would love to,” said Winnick when asked about playing a Marvel character. “Oh wow, there’s so many. I’m such a fan of comic books. I grew up reading them; they were my idols. Like, these characters came to life for me! I don’t think there’s one in particular, but I would love to play an action hero… If Marvel calls, yes, I will pick up the phone!” When asked about Captain Marvel in particular, Winnick only responds with a smile. You can check out the full interview below.

Opens July 6, 2018

CONSTANTINE

“Constantine” showrunner Daniel Cerone has been answering fan questions over on Twitter. In the process, he’s revealed that the show has not yet been canceled by NBC and that “Constantine’s” fate will be decided in May.

DEADPOOL

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Morena Baccarin has landed the female lead role in “Deadpool.” The announcement reveals that Baccarin will play Deadpool’s love interest and will try to deal with, as THR states, “falling for a man with a hideously scarred face.” Aside from being Deadpool’s main squeeze, no other information has been revealed regarding Baccarin’s character. Wade Wilson has racked up a lot of exes over his 25 years of existence, including X-Force member Siryn, shape-shifting mercenary Copycat (a years-old leaked script included that character as the female lead, according to Comic Book Movie) and the insane assassin known as Typhoid Mary. It’s possible Baccarin could be playing a completely original character as well.

Opens February 12, 2016

GOTHAM

Fox has released a 90-second-long trailer for Monday’s “Red Hood” episode of “Gotham.” The promo incorporates footage from the previous sixteen episodes, showing off just how much has happened on the season so far.

Airs Mondays on Fox

SUICIDE SQUAD

The Wrap has reported that Jay Hernandez (“Friday Night Lights”) is in negotiations to appear in the DC/WB supervillain team-up movie. No information has been given about Hernandez’s potential role, although the Wrap theorizes that he may be playing the Joker’s cellmate.

While Hernandez’s role may be unknown, we do know one thing for sure about “Suicide Squad”: it will have a flamethrower in it. Director David Ayer tweeted a picture of said weapon with the hashtag “#skwad,” thus teasing its inclusion in the film.

Opens on August 5, 2016

THE WALKING DEAD

“Walking Dead” spinoff star Cliff Curtis recently spoke with Flicks and the City about the still mysterious series, which also just finished shooting its pilot episode.

“I’ve done the pilot,” said Curtis. “We did that.” Curtis revealed that he could not say much about the spinoff, not even his character’s name. “I’m not even allowed to say the name of the show, because these things are still negotiating. I’m not even allowed to say the location, because, you know, really really strict people. I don’t get it! I don’t understand, why this is how this is or what that’s all about but I’ve been told very clearly… In some ways they want to raise the bar. In terms of the relationship stakes and the humanity. They want to bring more humanity to the characters and the relationships than the original franchise, whatever that means.” You can check out the full interview below.

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

While talking with I Am Rogue, Evan Peters revealed what he knows about Quicksilver’s role in “X-Men: Apocalypse.”

“I think [Quicksilver is returning], yes. I assume it as well, but I don’t know what I’m supposed to say and not supposed to say,” said Peters. “I haven’t seen a script.” When asked if his schedule has been worked out yet in regards to filming the mutant movie, Peters answered, “No. We’ll see. I think… I don’t know what I can say and what I can’t say. All I can say is that I have not seen a script yet.”

Opens May 27, 2016

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