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The Flash Casts The 100’s Richard Harmon as Captain Boomerang


Sep 23, 2022

The Flash can be going up in opposition to a brand new model of a traditional villain within the present’s last season. In accordance with Deadline, Richard Harmon has been forged because the present’s new Captain Boomerang. Harmon will play the Owen Mercer model of the villain.

Mercer was first launched in DC Comics in Identification Disaster #Three and was created by Brad Meltzer and Rags Morales. In Season 9 of The Flash, the character is described as having a chip on his shoulder, and has just lately been launched from jail. Harmon is well-known for enjoying John Murphy in The CW’s The 100. His different earlier work consists of 2018’s I Nonetheless See You (directed by Scott Speer) and 2013’s Evangeline (directed by Karen Lam).


Within the Arrowverse, the mantle of Captain Boomerang was beforehand utilized by Digger Harkness (Nick E. Tarabay). The Flash teamed-up with Oliver Queen/The Arrow (Stephen Amell) to cease the villain within the Season 3 Arrow episode “The Courageous and the Daring.” Harkness was later killed off within the Arrow Season 5 episode “Lian Yu.” Captain Boomerang is not the one mantle for use by a number of villains in The Flash. All through the collection, Barry has gone up in opposition to the Climate Wizard/Mark Mardon (Liam McIntyre) a number of instances. Within the fifth season, Mardon’s daughter Joss Jackam (Reina Hardesty) is launched, who turns into the Climate Witch. Within the first episode of The Flash‘s eighth season, Barry goes up in opposition to the Royal Flush Gang. Nonetheless, it is a totally different model of the group than the one Oliver Queen/The Arrow confronted within the first season of Arrow.

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The Flash ending with its upcoming ninth season was introduced in August. “9 seasons! 9 years of saving Central Metropolis whereas taking audiences on an emotional journey filled with coronary heart, humor, and spectacle,” showrunner Eric Wallace beforehand mentioned in regards to the collection ending. “And now Barry Allen has reached the beginning gate for his final race.” The ninth season won’t solely conclude The Flash, but in addition finish the Arrowverse franchise, which started in 2012 with Arrow.

In April, each Batwoman and Legends of Tomorrow had been canceled. Superman & Lois was additionally revealed to be set in an alternate universe, exterior of the Arrowverse. In January, it was reported {that a} collection specializing in Arrow‘s John Diggle (David Ramsey) was in growth. Nonetheless, the collection might be set within the Superman & Lois universe, which has its personal model of Diggle, additionally performed by Ramsey.

The ultimate season of The Flash will air on The CW in 2023. Within the meantime, take a look at a promo for the present’s Season eight crossover “Armageddon” under:

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