Tuesday, July 30, 2013
"The Flash" aka 'Barry Allen' In "Arrow" Season 2
Following reports of Marvel Comics' 'Quicksilver' appearing in both the currently filming Fox feature, "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" and Disney's upcoming "The Avengers: Age of Ultron", The CW's Mark Pedowitz has confirmed that his network is developing a new "Flash" TV series, based on DC Comics superhero 'Dr. Barry Allen', with the character to be initially 'showcased' during the second season of "Arrow", before landing his own series.
Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg, the creators of "Arrow", along with director David Nutter are currently developing the new series. Nutter will also direct the pilot from a script by Geoff Johns, Berlanti and Kreisberg.
Created by writer Gardner Fox and illustrator Harry Lampert, the original Flash first appeared in "Flash Comics" #1 (January 1940).
The 'Scarlet Speedster' possesses the ability to run and move extremely fast, use superhuman reflexes and seemingly violate certain laws of physics.
To date, four different characters—each of whom gained the power of 'super-speed' have assumed the identity of the Flash, including 'Jay Garrick' (1940–present), 'Barry Allen' (1956–1985, 2008–present), 'Wally West' (1986–2006, 2007–2012), and 'Bart Allen' (2006–2007, 2009–present). Before Wally and Bart's ascension to the mantle of the Flash, they were both Flash protégés under the same name 'Kid Flash'.
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek the first "Flash" TV series from 1990...