It's fantastic that comic books and superheroes are finally being recognized as cool, but do they all have to be "edgy" to be accepted? Not if The Flash has anything to say about it.
Despite being a spin-off of Arrow, The Flash feels much closer to Smallville in tone — and that's a good thing! The world doesn't need another dark drama about a man struggling to balance justice and morality. We still have Arrow for that (And Gotham. And Constantine.) Instead, The Flash goes in the complete opposite direction, reminding us how much fun being a superhero can be. But are Arrow fans ready to embrace the light?
While Arrow and Gotham showcase the grittier side of the DC Universe, The Flash does away with antiheroes and is just plan super.
After a freak accident, forensic scientist Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) discovers he has the ability to move at superhuman speed. With the help of his new gift and a few trusted friends, Barry makes it his mission protect Central City from other metahumans.
The broader the better. Give it to The CW, the little network that could be forgiven for having had a Rodney Dangerfield complex in past seasons, as it enjoys a rare moment of critical goodwill. You'd almost think we were back in the glory days of The WB — whose sole remaining remnant on the current slate is Supernatural, which brought its stars out for a 10th-season victory lap. Though The CW is only launching two new shows this fall (in October), they're two of the very best...
Comic book fans should be happy to hear that The CW's new adaptation of The Flash will be faithful to what the characters they've come to know and love.
The Arrow spin-off tells the story of Barry Allen (Grant Gustin), a scientist who, after a freak accident, gains the power of super speed and transforms into the Fastest Man Alive. Using his powers, Barry hopes to prove the innocence of his father, who was accused of murdering Barry's mother.
The CW boss wants a new Supernatural spin-off, talks Carrie Diaries cancellation
"It's probably the most faithful DC Comics adaptation ever," executive producer and DC Comics chief Geoff Johns told reporters at the Television Critics Association's fall previews on Friday. "We've...
Robbie Amell has joined the cast of The Flash in a recurring role, TVGuide.com has learned.
The Tomorrow People alum, who is the real life cousin of Arrow star Stephen Amell, will play...