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COMIC REEL: Constantine And Dr. Light Arrive In New “Arrow” And “Flash” Synopses

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COMIC REEL: Constantine And Dr. Light Arrive In New “Arrow” And “Flash” Synopses

ARROW

The CW has released a synopsis for “Arrow” episode 4.05, “Haunted,” which sees the return of Matt Ryan as Constantine.

MATT RYAN REPRISES HIS ROLE AS JOHN CONSTANTINE ON ARROW — When things take a turn for the worse with Sara (guest star Caity Lotz), Oliver (Stephen Amell) calls in a favor from an old friend who deals in the mystical, John Constantine (guest star Matt Ryan). John Badham directed the episode written by Brian Ford Sullivan & Oscar Balderrama.

ComicBookMovie has posted a bootleg version of an international “Arrow” promo for the next episode, “Restoration,” that brings Caity Lotz’s Sara Lance back to life.

Returns October 7 on the CW

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel.com has announced that Powers Boothe will appear on the show as a character named Gideon Malick, “a notorious man whose loyalties remain a mystery.”

“Gideon is incredibly menacing and in him we have a character that even the stone-cold Grant Ward would fear,” explained Jeph Loeb, Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television. “Only someone of Powers’ caliber could deliver the type of ominous and powerful performance we needed.”

Airs Tuesdays on ABC

THE FLASH

There’s also a synopsis fro the next “Flash” episode, an installment titled “The Darkness and the Light.”

DR. LIGHT COMES THROUGH THE BREACH – Barry (Grant Gustin) learns a new breacher, Dr. Light, has come through the portal and sets off to capture her. Jay (guest star Teddy Sears) tells Barry that Dr. Light was not a threat on Earth-2 and that Barry can reason with her. However,during a fight with The Flash, she blinds him and drops some shocking news about Zoom. Meanwhile, Barry and Patty (Shantel VanSanten) go out on a date. Steve Shill directed the episode written by Ben Sokolowski & Grainne Godfree.

Airs Tuesdays on the CW

GOTHAM

During a press roundtable at New York Comic Con, “Gotham” actress Erin Richards talked about the odds of her villainous character Barbara ever earning redemption.

On the topic of redemption, possibly in a future season, Richards said that would be “nice.” “I think the fans sort of want her to have a baby with Jim at some point because then Batgirl comes out,” said Richards. “I personally think that right now, it’s so much fun to play this darkness and there’s so much to explore inside that darkness. And also I’m having so much fun watching Jim and Leslie; I think that relationship is a really strong one and a much better one for him right now than what Barbara was. It’s nice to see redemption, but I don’t know how we’d achieve it right now.”

Airs Mondays on Fox

HACK/SLASH

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Tim Seeley and Stefano Caselli’s Image series “Hack/Slash” is in development to become a TV series, with “Hitman” writer Skip Woods on board to pen the script. Woods will executive produce the project with Daniel Alter and Geoffrey Yim. Adrian Askarieh, who first optioned the comic back in 2005, and Ray Ricord will also produce. They are reportedly seeking directors “with the goal to make it a dark and gritty show in ‘The Walking Dead’ mold.”

IZOMBIE

Here’s the synopsis for the fifth episode of “iZombie’s” second season, titled “Love & Basketball.”

THINGS ARE STARTING TO GET REAL – Liv (Rose McIver), Detective Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin) and Ravi (Rahul Kohli) investigate the mysterious death of a peewee basketball coach. Liv, consumed with overzealous coach brains, gives Major (Robert Buckley) a much needed pep talk. Meanwhile, things get a little crazy when Blaine (David Anders) and Ravi are forced to work together to recreate the cure. Lastly, Detective Babineaux receives a surprise visit from Suzuki’s widow Helen. Michael Fields directed the episode written by Bob Dearden (#205). Original airdate 11/3/2015.

Airs Tuesdays on the CW

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

While chatting with Entertainment Weekly at NYCC, “Legends of Tomorrow” showrunner Phil Klemmer spoke to the role humor plays in the spinoff series.

“We just sort of found when you combine this eclectic group of heroes and villains, and you put them in the thrilling and preposterous conceit of being on a time-traveling spaceship, the tone kind of has to match the amplification of the characters and the tone,” said Klemmer. “Our show, it’s funny to me. The only way to leaven a team trying to save the world and an immortal bad guy who destroys it is by having really funny character moments. You can’t put these eight guys in a room without cracking jokes, you know.”

Premieres in 2016 on the CW

SUPERGIRL

A synopsis and image from “Supergirl’s” second episode has made its way online. The episode, titled “Stronger Together,” is described as follows:

When Kara’s attempts to help National City don’t go according to plan, she must put aside the doubts that she — and the city’s media — has about her abilities in order to capture an escapee from the Kryptonian prison, Fort Rozz. Also, Cat pressures James to use his connection to Superman to get her an interview with Supergirl.

THOR: RAGNAROK

Deadline has reported that Marvel is nearing a deal to have Mark Ruffalo appear in “Thor: Ragnarok” as the Hulk/Bruce Banner alongside Chris Hemsworth’s Thor.

Opens on November 3, 2017

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