COMIC REEL: "Supergirl" Cast Wraps Season One, Posts Thank You Video; "Iron Fist" Cast Rumors Emerge

Thu, March 10th, 2016 at 8:30am PST | Updated: March 10th, 2016 at 8:32am

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Brett White, Assistant Editor

SUPERGIRL
As they wrapped up filming on season one of "Supergirl," the cast of the show took a moment to thank the fans via a video posted to Twitter.

CBS also revealed the first promotional art and synopsis for the upcoming "Flash"/"Supergirl" crossover episode.

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“Worlds Finest” – Kara gains a new ally when the lightning-fast superhero The Flash (Grant Gustin) suddenly appears from an alternate universe and helps Kara battle Siobhan, aka Silver Banshee, and Livewire in exchange for her help in finding a way to return him home, on SUPERGIRL, Monday, March 28 (8:00-9:00 PM) on the CBS Television Network. Grant Gustin crosses over as The Flash.

There's also a new clip from the upcoming "Falling" episode of the show, wherein Cat Grant appears on "The Talk."

Airs Mondays on CBS

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
CBR spoke with Brett Dalton and Chloe Bennet about the return of "S.H.I.E.L.D." and what's in store for their constantly evolving characters.

Airs Tuesdays on ABC

ARROW
The CW has released a synopsis for "Arrow's" upcoming "Beacon of Hope" episode.

BRIE LARVAN AKA THE BUG-EYED BANDIT SETS HER SIGHTS ON FELICITY – Brie Larvan (guest star Emily Kinney) breaks out of jail and turns up at Palmer Tech threatening to kill everyone unless she gets the bio-chip that is implanted in Felicity’s (Emily Bett Rickards) spine. When Oliver (Stephen Amell) realizes that Felicity, Thea (Willa Holland) and Donna (guest star Charlotte Ross) are trapped in Palmer Tech with everyone else, he looks to a surprising ally to help Team Arrow save the day. Michael Schultz directed the episode written by Ben Sokolowski & Brian Ford Sullivan (#417).

Airs Wednesdays on the CW

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
IGN's "Civil War" set visit includes a quote from co-writer Christopher Markus wherein he talks about Black Widow's role in the film.

"It's difficult, because she's not trained to take sides," said Markus. "She's trained to be a duplicitous double-agent and have loyalties for sale. Obviously, she's well on her way to not being that person, but it's still… Standing up next to someone and taking a side and going 'No, I believe in this!' is counter to her nature. So in a way, it’s almost the toughest for her than anybody to go, 'This is my side and I'm sticking to it.'”

Ahead of a new trailer for "Civil War," Marvel has released a pair of promos focusing on each side.

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Posted by Captain America on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Tomorrow. #TeamIronMan

Posted by Iron Man on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Opens May 6, 2016

THE FLASH
The CW has released a synopsis for the upcoming "Flash" episode titled "Flash Back" that reveals the surprise return of a character.

After the shocking revelation that Zoom is Jay Garrick, Barry is more determined than ever to get back to Earth-2 to stop Zoom forever. Desperate to find a way to increase his speed, Barry decides to travel back in time and masquerade as his earlier self in order to get his arch-nemesis, Dr. Harrison Wells/Eobard Thawne, to teach him how to run faster. However, things don’t go as planned and Barry is stunned to face familiar foe Hartley Rathaway (guest star Andy Mientus), as well as old friend Eddie Thawne (guest star Rick Cosnett). Iris makes peace with her past in order to embrace her future.

Grant Gustin shared a set photo of John Wesley Shipp on Instagram. The moment comes from an upcoming episode of "The Flash," but, as Gustin writes, "what the F is happening?"

At some point in the history of time, I sat across from this beautiful, kind & giving man that plays my father on television. That is when I took this picture. This moment will in fact be on television at some point. But when? And what the F is happening? Other than John Wesley Shipp looking GQ af.

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The CW has also released photos from the next new episode of the series, titled "Trajectory."

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Airs Tuesdays on the CW

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2
Writer/director James Gunn shared a pic from the sequel's rehearsal featuring the cast (minus voice actors Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper).

High on believing. The Guardians of the Galaxy and frenemies.

Posted by James Gunn on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

According to OnLocationVacations, Sylvester Stallone will play a member of the Nova Corps. The site's anonymous tipster described his costume as looking "a lot like Judge Dredd." This likely refers to the Nova Corps, who wear a similar kind of helmet as their uniform. Stallone was spotted near set last week. OLV's report also claims that a scene involving Howard the Duck was shot sometime last week. The character -- who starred in his own notorious 1986 film -- appeared in a post-credits sequence during the first "Guardians of the Galaxy" film.

Opens May 5, 2017

IRON FIST
MCU Exchange has a rumor from an unnamed source that might shed light on the supporting cast of "Iron Fist." The site has possible character descriptions of four characters:

Character Name: DEVON

25 – 30 yrs old, male, please submit Asian, East Indian, Pacific Islander, etc., handsome, effortlessly-powerful, an intelligent, thoughtful warrior.

PLEASE NOTE IF TALENT HAS MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING / EXPERIENCE. (Series Regular.)

Character Name: CHRISTINE

25 – 30 yrs old, female, Asian, New York toughness mixed with a businesswoman savvy, a good heart, but with many secrets.

PLEASE NOTE IF TALENT HAS MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING / EXPERIENCE (Series Regular.)

Character Name: WALTER

30 — 35 yrs old, male, Caucasian, intelligent and insecure, brilliant in the office but has a ruthless streak. (Series Regular.)

Character Name: JODY

25 – 30 yrs old, female, Caucasian, highly-educated, logical, compassionate. (Series Regular.)

MCU Exchange has deduced that Devon is Davis/Steel Serpent, Christine is Colleen Wing, and Walter and Jody are Ward and Joy Meachum.

IZOMBIE
The CW has released a synopsis for the upcoming "iZombie" episode, "Pour Some Sugar Zombie."

PEYTON IS MOVING BACK IN WITH LIV — Liv (Rose McIver) consumes the brain of a recently murdered stripper and uncovers some extremely useful information. Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) isn’t quite himself lately, and Ravi (Rahul Kohli) makes a startling discovery. Lastly, Major (Robert Buckley) and Ravi are helping Peyton (guest star Aly Michalka) move back in with Liv when she receives a surprising phone call. Malcolm Goodwin also stars.

Airs Tuesdays on the CW

JUSTICE LEAGUE
While chatting with FilmInk, director Zack Snyder discussed how "Batman v Superman" will set up "Justice League."

"I tried to have as much fun with [the expanded universe] as possible, maybe because I love comic books and I love the potential for that kind of madness," said Snyder. "We've been talking a lot about where we’re going to go with 'Justice League'…we kind of knew what 'Justice League' was going to be pretty early on, which allowed us to lay the groundwork in a lot of ways. When you see the movie, you'll really get a sense that there's a second layer coming, and filtering down through the film, as far as what's possible. We slowly introduce the other characters and how they play and what is their purpose and where they are in the world."

Opens November 17, 2017

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW
The spoilery synopsis for the upcoming "Left Behind" episode of "Legends of Tomorrow" reveals that one "Arrow" character will make an appearance on the show.

SARA RETURNS TO THE LEAGUE OF ASSASSINS – Ray (Brandon Routh), Sara (Caity Lotz) and Kendra (Ciara Renée) are shocked after they watch the Waverider fly off without them, leaving them stranded in the ‘50s. After waiting months for their teammates to come back, the three realize they must move on with their lives. Ray and Kendra bond as a couple but Sara decides to return to the League of Assassins and Ra’s al Ghul (guest star Matt Nable). John Showalter directed the episode written by Beth Schwartz & Grainne Godfree (LEG109). Original airdate 3/31/2016.

Airs Thursdays on the CW

PREACHER
EP Seth Rogen revealed a trio of character photos via Twitter, offering new shots of Tulip (Ruth Negga) and Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun). The still of Dominic Cooper's Jesse Custer was first revealed back at the start of the year as part of the announcement of "Preacher's" South By Southwest screening.

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Premieres May 2016 on AMC

RIVERDALE
The Wrap has learned that three more actors have been cast in the CW's Archie-based "Riverdale" pilot. Ross Butler will play Reggie Mantle, Archie's longtime nemesis and town prankster. Daniel Yang will portray Dilton Doiley, typically the smartest kid in town. Cody Kearsley will take on the roll of Moose Mason, who is considered the biggest jock at Riverdale High.

WONDER WOMAN
The Instagram account wonderwomanbr has spotted a few pics of Gal Gadot on the "Wonder Woman" set in her full WW suit.


Opens June 23, 2017

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