FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW HEROES AND VILLAINS ON BOARD FOR SEASON TWO OF

DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

With the Help of the Justice Society of America, the Legends of

Tomorrow Face Off Against the Legion of Doom

 

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BURBANK, Calif. (July 23, 2016) — Warner Bros. Television’s Super Hero team-up series DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (Thursdays 8/7c The CW) is amping up the firepower for season two by enlisting both a league and a legion of new characters to join the legendary crew of the Waverider as they embark on a new mission for the upcoming season. While some faces may be familiar to viewers of The CW’s DC Universe, others hail from the DC Universe of comics.

 

  • In the season one finale, the legendary heroes encountered Rex Tyler aka Hourman (played by Patrick J. Adams – Suits) who issued a dire warning. It was to be their first encounter with a member of the Justice Society of America. During a Comic-Con 2016 panel on Saturday, July 23, the show’s executive producers and cast revealed that some of Tyler’s fellow JSA members would soon be making an appearance on the series. Some familiar faces to fans are the yet-to-be-cast roles of Obsidian, Stargirl and Dr. Mid-Nite.

 

DC Character Art--Dr. Mid-Nite

DC Character Art--Obsidian

DC Character Art--Stargirl

 

  • And yet, for every force of good in the DC Universe, there stands in opposition a force of darkness. With the introduction of new heroes, the producers also announced that the Legends of Tomorrow would also be facing off against TV’s first-ever team of Super-Villains: the Legion of Doom, who fans will recognize as Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman), Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough), the Reverse-Flash (Matt Letscher) and Captain Cold (Wentworth Miller).

 

Arrow — “Eleven-Fifty-Nine” — Pictured: John Barrowman as Malcolm Merlyn —
Photo: Diyah Pera/The CW — © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
The Flash -- "The Reverse Flash Returns" -- Image FLA211b_0017b -- Pictured (L-R): Amanda Pays as Christina McGee and Matthew Letscher as Eobard Thawne/Reverse Flash -- Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
The Flash — “The Reverse Flash Returns” — Pictured (L-R): Amanda Pays as Christina McGee and Matthew Letscher as Eobard Thawne/Reverse Flash —
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
Arrow -- "Schism " -- Image AR423a_0142b.jpg -- Pictured: Neal McDonough as Damien Darhk -- Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Arrow — “Schism ” — Pictured: Neal McDonough as Damien Darhk —
Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 
DC's Legends of Tomorrow -- "Last Refuge"-- Image LGN112b_0259b.jpg -- Pictured: Wentworth Miller as Leonard Snart/Captain Cold -- Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow — “Last Refuge”– Pictured: Wentworth Miller as Leonard Snart/Captain Cold —
Photo: Dean Buscher/The CW — © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
 

  • Matt Letscher, who played the Reverse-Flash/Eobard Thawne on The Flash, will join DC’s Legends of Tomorrow as a series regular. Deals with Wentworth Miller and John Barrowman were announced earlier this summer, allowing their characters to appear across multiple shows, and Neal McDonough’s Damien Darhk character will now have a recurring role on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

 

Legends executive producer Marc Guggenheim said, “For season two of Legends, we decided that the perfect antagonist for TV’s first-ever team of Super Heroes would be TV’s first-ever team of Super-Villains, recruited from the ranks of Arrow and The Flash’s deadliest adversaries. Being huge fans of the Challenge of the Superfriends, we’ve come to call this group our ‘Legion of Doom.’”

 

Based on the characters from DC, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow is from Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series returns for season two on Thursday, October 13, at 8/7c on The CW.

 

(DC Comics character art credit: © 2016 DC Entertainment. All Rights Reserved.)

 

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