It's another great day for DC Comics fans, as the Arrow/Flash spinoff series was just given the green light.
Greg Berlanti's Legends of Tomorrow joins Julie Plec's Cordon and former Showtime half-hour comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend as three new hour-long series added to The CW lineup for 2015-16.
We have a rundown of each new series below.
DC's Legends of Tomorrow comes to us from Greg Berlanti. The official tagline is: When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?
The spinoff will feature an all-star cast from Arrow and The Flash, including Brandon Routh (Ray Palmer/ATOM), Caity Lotz, Wentworth Miller (Leonard Snart/Captain Cold), Dominic Purcell (Mick Rory/Heatwave), Victor Garber (Martin Stein), Ciara Renee (Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl and Arthur Darvill (Rip Hunter).
Cordon comes by way of Julie Plec and centers on the city of Atlanta after a deadly epidemic breaks out and the city is quarantined, forcing those inside to fight for their lives while officials desperately search for a cure. Cordon stars Chris Wood (The Vampire Diaries), Claudia Black (Farscape); George Young, David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Hanna Mangan Lawrence (Spartacus: War of the Damned) and Trevor St. John (One Life to Live).
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend began on Showtime as a half-hour comedy, but will be re-developed for The CW as an hour long series with musical elements, starring Rachel Bloom (Robot Chicken) as Rebecca Bloom, a successful, driven, possibly crazy young woman who gives up everything, including an apartment in Manhattan and her partnership in a law firm, in a desperate attempt to find love and romance in the hotbed of excitement of West Covina, CA. The selling point? It's only two hours from the beach, four in traffic!
So what do you think, TV Fanatics? Will you be tuning into all of these amazing new shows?! Hit the comments and tell us what sounds good to you!!
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