• Female-Led 'Arrow' Spinoff in the Works at The CW

    Katherine McNamara, Katie Cassidy and Juliana Harkavy are set to continue their Arrowverse roles in the new series.

  • ‘Smallville’ Star Michael Rosenbaum Says He Turned Down CW Crossover After WB Refused to Give Him a Script

    The CW has enlisted a number of actors from past DC franchises to reprise their roles on the network’s big “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover this fall, but at least one “Smallville” star says he won’t be returning.Michael Rosenbaum, who played bald supervillain Lex Luthor for seven seasons on the WB series, wrote in a tweet on Tuesday that he was offered the chance to make a cameo on the “Arrowverse” crossover but declined.“I’ll just be straight up about this,” the actor wrote, addressing fans of the show. “WB called my agents Friday afternoon when I was in Florida visiting my grandfather in a nursing home. Their offer: No script. No idea what I’m doing. No idea when I’m shooting. Basically no money.”“And the real kick in the ass,” he continued “‘We have to know now.’ My simple answer was ‘Pass.’ I think you can understand why.”Also Read: 'Crisis on Infinite Earths': Erica Durance to Return as 'Smallville' Lois Lane for The CW's Mega-CrossoverThe “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover, based on one of DC Comics most famous storylines, is set to kick off in December. Incorporating all of the network’s DC series — “Supergirl,” “Batwoman,” “The Flash,” “Arrow” and “Legends of Tomorrow,” along with characters from “Black Lightning” — the four-night event will also feature cameos by actors from previous adaptations of the comics series.As previously announced, Tom Welling, who starred as “Smallville’s” Clark Kent, and Erica Durance, the series’ Lois Lane, will make an appearance. Tyler Hoechlin, who played “Supergirl’s” version of Superman, and Brandon Routh, who starred as the same hero in the 2006 film “Superman Returns,” are also set make appearances.The CW and Warner Bros. Television declined to comment on Rosenbaum’s statement.Here ya go. 🙂— Michael Rosenbaum (@michaelrosenbum) September 24, 2019Read original story ‘Smallville’ Star Michael Rosenbaum Says He Turned Down CW Crossover After WB Refused to Give Him a Script At TheWrap

  • Arrowverse Crossover: Brandon Routh, Tyler Hoechlin to Both Play Superman

    In the upcoming Arrowverse crossover event, Legends of Tomorrow's Brandon Routh will suit up as the Man of Steel — just as he did for the 2006 Bryan Singer film, Superman Returns. What's more, Arrowverse alum Tyler Hoechlin will also reprise his role as Supes for the crossover, our sister site Deadline reports. Routh, who […]

  • ‘Batwoman,’ ‘Riverdale’ Spinoff ‘Katy Keene’ and ‘Nancy Drew’ Picked Up to Series by The CW

    The CW has placed series orders for “Batwoman,” “Riverdale” spinoff “Katy Keene” and a new take on “Nancy Drew.”Meanwhile, a series order of “Glamorous” is still in contention, with a decision to come at a later time. However, the network opted not to go forward with the current pilot of “The Lost Boys” and is planning to reshoot it. The CW has passed on the pilot for “Jane the Virgin” spinoff “Jane the Novella,” according to a person with knowledge of the situation.Based on the characters from DC, “Batwoman” is written by Caroline Dries, who executive produces with Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns, David Nutter, and director Marcos Siega.Per the network: Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane (star Ruby Rose) soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope.”Also Read: Priscilla Quintana to Lead the CW's 'Pandora', Rest of Cast Set“Katy Keene,” a spinoff from the CW’s popular series “Riverdale,” star Ashleigh Murray as an older version of her character from the Archie Comics high school drama. The move will necessitate Murray’s exit from “Riverdale” as a full-time cast member.Per the network: In a timeless New York City, as enchanting as “Riverdale” is moody, aspiring fashion designer Katy Keene (Lucy Hale) meets Josie McCoy (Murray), fresh off the bus to chase her musical dreams. Their world is populated with kindred-spirit starving artists, including mysterious socialite Pepper Smith (Julia Chan) and Broadway-bound performer Jorge Lopez – and his drag queen alter ego, Ginger (Jonny Beauchamp). While their climb to the top is rife with obstacles, this found family will stop at nothing to see their names in lights. Based on the Archie Comics characters.“Katy Keene” is written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Michael Grassi. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and Archie Comics CEO and Publisher Jon Goldwater will executive produce, along with director Maggie Kiley.Also Read: With Batman Off-Limits, How Some DC Comics TV Shows Have Found a Workaround“Nancy Drew” will star newcomer Kennedy McMann. Noga Landau, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage write and executive produce along with Lis Rowinski. Melinda Hsu Taylor is also an Executive Producer. Director Larry Teng co-executive produces.Per the network: Set in the summer after her high school graduation, 18-year-old Nancy Drew (McMann) thought she’d be leaving her hometown for college, but when a family tragedy holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation — and along the way, uncovers secrets that run deeper than she ever imagined.“Nancy Drew” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Fake Empire. “Batwoman” is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. “Kaney Keene” is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios.Read original story ‘Batwoman,’ ‘Riverdale’ Spinoff ‘Katy Keene’ and ‘Nancy Drew’ Picked Up to Series by The CW At TheWrap

  • Stephen Amell Gets Emotional While Revealing Arrow Will End After Upcoming 8th Season

    Stephen Amell Reveals Arrow Will End After Upcoming 8th Season

  • 'Arrow' to End With Shortened Season 8

    Oliver Queen is hanging up his bow and arrow: The CW’s flagship DCTV series Arrow will end its run with an abbreviated Season 8. Star Stephen Amell made the announcement on Twitter, writing, “Playing Oliver Queen has been the greatest professional experience of my life… but you can’t be a vigilante forever.” The actor added […]

  • CW Renews Flash, Riverdale, Dynasty, Charmed, Supernatural Plus 5 Others

    The CW on Thursday went on something of a renewal tear, picking up additional seasons of 10 current series — aka nearly its entire lineup. The list of shows confirmed to return for the 2019-20 TV season includes The Flash, Arrow, Riverdale, Supernatural, Supergirl, Black Lightning and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Freshman entries Charmed and Legacies […]

  • Arrow's 150th Episode Twist Revealed — How Does Kelsey Grammer Fit In?

    The CW’s Arrow, as hinted in recent by creatives and crew via Twitter, has something very special on tap for its landmark 150th episode. Airing Monday, Feb. 4 as the 12th episode of Season 7, “Emerald Archer” will showcase a “documentary” that is entitled “The Hood and the Rise of Vigilantism” and stars Oliver Queen, […]

  • Superman and Lois Lane Break the Ice in Arrowverse Crossover First Look

    Now this is more like it. Three weeks after offering fans a decidedly casual glimpse of newly-minted Lois Lane Elizabeth Tulloch alongside returning Man of Steel Tyler Hoechlin, The CW has released a far more formal portrait of the iconic pair, with the Fortress of Solitude as a backdrop. As previously reported, Superman and Lois will unite in […]

  • Just how much are the casts of 'The Conners' and other shows earning? Spoiler: It's a lot.

    "Variety" reported Tuesday that salaries of big-name TV actors in general are climbing.

  • Arrowverse Crossover Photo Reveals Superman's New Look, Matching (Biker?) Outfits for Oliver and Barry

    The Exploding Head emojis that Arrow star Stephen Amell attached to his latest tweet, from behind-the-scenes at this year’s Arrowverse crossover shoot, pretty much say it all. With production now underway on the three-night, Legends-less crossover, Amell shared the photo below which reveals Tyler Hoechlin, who will appear in all three episodes, to be donning […]

  • Ruby Rose unveiled as Batwoman: First image has fans swooning

    The newest "Arrowverse" heroine, DC's first lesbian onscreen hero, looks like she stepped straight out of the comics.

  • ‘Arrowverse’ Crossover: Everything We Know So Far – Including the Title

    This year’s annual DC crossover event on The CW is shaping up to be a big one, featuring several new characters — including Batwoman and Lois Lane — and the return of Superman. Daily Planet reporter Lois Lane will be played by “Grimm” actress Elizabeth Tulloch, and Tyler Hoechlin will reprise his role as Superman for all three episodes of the three-night event. This will be the first time The CW’s version of The Man of Steel will share the screen with his “Arrowverse” counterparts The Flash and Arrow. Ruby Rose has been cast as Batwoman, who will be introduced in the crossover before getting her own show on The CW from from executive producers Greg Berlanti and Caroline Dries.

  • Stephen Amell’s Wife Cast on CW’s ‘Arrowverse’ Crossover

    “Arrow” star Stephen Amell will be joined by his wife, Cassandra Jean Amell, for The CW’s big crossover event in December. The actress has been cast as Nora Fries, wife of Mr. Freeze in the crossover, which will serve as the introduction of Ruby Rose’s out Batwoman and mark the return of Tyler Hoechlin as Superman. It was also announced on Friday that “Grimm” alum Elizabeth Tulloch would be introduced in the crossover as Lois Lane, the Daily Planet reporter who falls in love with Superman.

  • 'Arrow' star Stephen Amell says he earned less than co-stars: 'I work way more than everybody else'

    On a podcast, Stephen Amell, star of the CW's "Arrow," offered the realistic version of what happens when you land what's likely to be a career-defining role.

  • 'Arrow,' 'Riverdale,' 'Crazy Ex,' 'Dynasty' (!!) and 6 others renewed at The CW

    The CW ostensibly has 83 percent of its new, Sunday-through-Friday slate accounted for, with Monday’s renewal of 10 shows — including the ratings-challenged "Dynasty."

  • 'Black Lightning' is electrifying pulp fiction

    "Black Lightning" joins the CW's superhero lineup and instantly distinguishes itself from "Arrow," "The Flash," and "Legends of Tomorrow."

  • Arrowverse crossover 'Crisis on Earth-X' ends in two weddings and a funeral

    The CW crossover event "Crisis on Earth-X" came to a bittersweet end as two heroes were married and one died.

  • Supergirl, Flash, & Arrow team up to fight Nazis and evil doppelgängers

    All the DC Heroes unite to defeat the Nazis and evil doppelgängers in special two-night, four-episode crossover event. Here's a recap of parts one and two.

  • Your TV To-Do List: Prepare for a 'Crisis' in the DC TV Universe

    "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special," "Drunk History: Christmas Special," and "Easy" round out our picks this week.