As we get closer to the fall TV season, DC fans have something truly special to look forward to. one that links together five different shows in a conflict for the fate of existence itself.Read on for a breakdown of everything we know about Crisis so far, including the expected, which shows are participating, and what new heroes and villains will be joining the fun this time. Crisis on Infinite Earths Premiere DateContinuing the tradition of the last several years, Crisis on Infinite Earths will kick off in December 2019, beginning right before the Arrowverse's collective winter break. However, The CW is doing things a little differently this time. At five episodes, not only is Crisis the longest Arrowverse crossover to date, the crossover will also be split into two halves. Three episodes will air in December, with the third episode leaving viewers on a cliffhanger until the crossover resumes in January 2020. Supergirl will officially begin with Supergirl on Sunday, December 8, followed by Batwoman on Monday, December 9 and The Flash on Tuesday, December 10.
Infinite Crisis is a 2005-2006 crossover event written by Geoff Johns with illustrations by Phil Jimenez, George Perez, Ivan Reis and Jerry Ordway. The story is told through an eponymous seven issue mini-series although tie-ins s Infinite Crisis is a 2005-2006 crossover event written by Geoff. Watch Crisis on Infinite Earths, the 5-episode DC crossover, free on The CW.
Following the winter hiatus, Crisis will conclude with both and DC's Legends of Tomorrow on Sunday, January 14. Which Shows Are Involved in the Arrowverse's Crisis?All five current Arrowverse series - Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and Supergirl - will participate in Crisis on Infinite Earths. This is a change from 2018's 'Elseworlds,' where Legends of Tomorrow didn't participate. Because Legends of Tomorrow's fifth season isn't debuting until January, its Crisis episode will technically be the first installment of the new season. However, The CW has clarified that this is being treated as a 'special episode,' and the true Season 5 premiere will happen after Crisis.
The only outlier at this point is Black Lightning, as that series' connection to the Arrowverse has never been firmly established in the past. That finally changes with Crisis, however. While the series itself won't tie into the crossover, Black Lightning and other unspecified characters will appear. We'll likely learn whether Jefferson Pierce and his family live on the same Earths as Flash or Supergirl or another world in the multiverse altogether. Crisis on Infinite Earths: The Plotof the same name.
As in the comics, the crossover revolves around a massive conflict between cosmic beings known as (both of which are played by LaMonica Garrett). When the Anti-Monitor unleashes an anti-matter wave that begins consuming countless worlds in the multiverse, the Monitor gathers heroes from a number of worlds to make their final stand and prevent existence from being annihilated.Concept art of LaMonica Garrett as the Anti-Monitor.Whereas past Arrowverse crossovers have largely served as standalone stories, Crisis will build directly on existing Arrowverse storylines (including ). In particular, since Season 1, with Barry Allen and his friends regularly haunted by a future newspaper headline that reads, 'Flash Missing - Vanishes in Crisis.' Until recently, that newspaper was dated 2024, but the events of Arrow has also been directly setting the stage for Crisis lately. Oliver Queen was called out of retirement in.
Their alliance will continue to be a major focal point in Arrow's eighth and final season. It's fair to describe Crisis on Infinite Earths as the Arrowverse equivalent of Avengers: Endgame. Like Endgame, this crossover serves as the culmination of years of stories. Also like Endgame, while Crisis won't end the Arrowverse, it is the end of a major chapter in this shared superhero universe and a catalyst for major status quo changes. The Cast and Characters of Crisis on Infinite EarthsCrisis on Infinite Earths will have easily the largest cast of any Arrowverse crossover to date. Expect Green Arrow (Stephen Amell), Flash (Grant Gustin), Supergirl (Melissa Benoist), Batwoman (Ruby Rose), Black Lightning (Cress Williams) and The Atom (Brandon Routh) and various other Legends of Tomorrow regulars to headline the crossover, along with a number of supporting characters from the various shows. We also know that Superman (Tyler Hoechlin), Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch and all have big parts to play.
And as mentioned before, LaMonica Garrett will be pulling double duty as both the Monitor and the Anti-Monitor.Routh teased his return as Superman at Comic-Con.Crisis will also debut several new characters in addition to returning favorites. Played by Brandon Routh (who previously played the hero in 2006's Superman Returns before appearing in the Arrowverse as The Atom). This Superman is inspired by the one seen in the graphic novel Kingdom Come. In addition to portraying a new version of Harrison Wells in The Flash: Season 6, a brilliant scientist whose experiments inadvertently spark the Crisis. Former Robin Burt Ward has also been cast in an undisclosed role, one speculated to be an alternate universe version of Dick Grayson.
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