Colonel Sanders teams up with The Flash and Green Lantern for New York Comic-Con

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Usually, promotional comics featuring other franchises are an afterthought– which is why the brand new DC comic featuring KFC mascot Colonel Harland Sanders is so odd. The one-shot features Colonel Sanders of two worlds based on the classic Flash story from Carmine Infantino and Gardner Fox first published in 1961. The comic will be available […]


Seth Grahame-Smith to make directorial debut with The Flash


Well, this is a little unexpected… While it was known that Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (they of The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street) were writing a treatment for the Ezra Miller starring Flash feature film, once they had signed on for one of the “Stars Wars Story” films, WB was left to look […]


Tony Todd cast as the voice of Zoom on The Flash


Candyman star Tony Todd, who isn’t wholly unfamiliar with DC projects, having played a one episode “freak of the week” role on Smallville over a decade ago and more recently portraying the voice of Icon on Young Justice, will now be joining the cast of The Flash for its second season as the the voice […]


‘Vixen’ debuts on CW Seed and ‘The Flash’ adds Jesse Quick


Today, The CW’s streaming network CW Seed debuted the first animated extension of their televised “Arrowverse” in Vixen, starring Megalyn Echikunwoke and featuring guest talent from the network’s lineup of superhero series (including Stephen Amell and Grant Gustin). For those curious, you can now watch the full episode and get a look at the newest addition to […]


The Flash adds another speedster as Keiynan Lonsdale is cast as Wally West


Jay Garrick won’t be the only Flash joining Grant Gustin‘s Barry Allen in Season 2 of the popular CW series, as Australian actor Keiynan Lonsdale has signed on to play Wally West per Variety. Executive Producer Andrew Kreisberg released the following statement after the casting was announced: Just like when we met Grant for the […]


SDCC ’15: Listen to our interviews with the stars of DC and Marvel Television (and Hannibal)

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For those of you who don’t know, my fellow Entertainment Editor, Hannah Lodge and I, along with Beat Contributors Harper Harris and Cal Cleary, host a mostly-weekly podcast together for our site, GeekRex (where we also write-up comic and movie reviews, along with the rare television and game piece). For the latest episode, Heidi has been […]


SDCC ’15: Tom Cavanagh tells us about Eobard Thawne’s favorite snack food

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For those who don’t know, Tom Cavanagh (who plays Eobard Thawne/The Reverse Flash on CW’s The Flash) has a podcast with comedian Michael Ian Black called “Mike and Tom Eat Snacks”, of which the premise is that both actors eat, rate and review a different snack food each episode. During San Diego Comic Con, in […]


Adam Copeland to Play Atom-Smasher in CW’s The Flash


Today, broke the news that WWE veteran Adam Copeland has been cast as Al Rothstein, aka Atom-Smasher in CW’s TV adaptation of The Flash.  The second season, which premieres this fall, will feature the super-strong size-changing character as a villain, even though he has primarily been portrayed as a hero in the comics.  


SDCC ’15: CW’s The Flash Casts Jay Garrick & Patty Spivot, Zoom to be Main Villain


Today, Warner Bros and The CW confirmed some news about the upcoming second season of The Flash.  First off, they’ve announced that Zoom will be the premiere villain of the arc. Shantel VanSanten has been cast as Patty Spivot, a “police officer and science enthusiast who catches the eye of Barry Allen.” Finally, Teddy Sears has […]


SDCC ’15: CW Seed Debuts Animated “Vixen” Trailer, Series Set in Network’s Flash/Arrow Shared Universe


Today, we got our first look at the trailer for Vixen, an animated series that will share a chronology and characters with the live action The Flash and Arrow series currently airing on the CW.  Megalyn Echikunwoke will voice the titular character while The Flash’s and Green Arrow’s actors crossover from the realm of physical acting to give […]


SDCC ’15: Will Jay Garrick become Barry’s new mentor on The Flash? We ask Grant Gustin


Today I sat in the press room for The Flash, which included stars Grant Gustin, Tom Cavanagh (who will be returning next season), Candace Patton, Carlos Valdes, Jesse L. Martin, John Wesley Shipp and show producer Andrew Kreisberg. Typically, it’s a bit challenging to get too many details out of the cast and crew for any […]


A Month Of Venturing Into The DC You: Week Four

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Here we go, it’s the final week! Let’s cut straight to the chase and talk DC’s Week 4 of their “DC You” initiative. After last week, I’m feeling pretty good, and ready to read! What do they have in store for me? Side-note: my LCS didn’t get Teen Titans this week, so it is omitted […]


SDCC’15: WB Television reveals panel line-up including DC’s Legends of Tomorrow on-stage and a Supergirl premiere


Warner Bros. television has just announced its full line-up for this year’s San Diego Comic Con, and it’s looking quite packed. With the Supergirl pilot premiering on Wednesday, July 8th during the vaunted “Preview Night” along with a screening of Lucifer‘s pilot, as well as the pilots for Containment, Blindspot, and a new episode of […]


Here’s a brief teaser for The Flash Season 2 and let’s chat about that finale


I haven’t had a chance to watch the finale of The Flash yet (business travel is the worst sometimes), but I hear it was pretty fun! The CW has already released a very, VERY brief teaser for the next season with showrunners Andrew Kreisberg and Greg Berlanti about what fans can look forward to this […]


Phil Lord confirms that Ezra Miller will be playing Barry Allen in The Flash


Phil Lord and Chris Miller, after having a number of smash hits like The Lego Movie and the 21 Jump Street franchise under their belts, have become among the most desired screenwriters in Hollywood. Currently, they’re working on both a Spider-Man animated feature for Sony and Warner Bros’ big screen version of The Flash, starring […]


Vibe Visits The Stately Beat Manor Comics Pull: Staff Picks for 5/13/15


After his continued success on a certain CW show, Cisco Ramone’s comics counterpart Paco Ramone (also known as Vibe) began to grow jealous of Cisco’s role on The Flash. The CW character has been able to take on some of the best material of the show serving as both the comedic relief and mad scientist. Wanting […]