Nine Superheroes To Be Featured In “Arrow/The Flash” Crossover Episodes

legends-arrow-flash-158663The number of superheroes on The CW has been growing pretty steadily since Season Two of Arrow, but with DC’s Legends of Tomorrow on the horizon, fans will see more of them in one place than ever before, according to Arrow star Stephen Amell.

In a story from, during a roundtable event series star Stephen Amell revealed that there will be nine costumed heroes appearing in one scene during one of the crossovers.

“We shot a scene that had, like, nine superheroes in it,” Amell said. “Nine people with either powers or super-suits. It was an amazing thing to look out over the scene and see the world that has been built over the course of three-plus years.”

The image above features seven — Black Canary, Green Arrow, Speedy, The Flash, The Hawks and Diggle. The odds are pretty good that the other two will be The Atom and White Canary, since the two of them are set to be featured in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and, unlike Firestorm, they haven’t yet “left town.”

You can check out the synopses for both episodes of the crossover event below.


“Legends of Today” — (8:00-9:01:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)

PART ONE OF THE EPIC CROSSOVER WITH “ARROW” — In its second major crossover event with “Arrow,” Vandal Savage (guest star Casper Crump) arrives in Central City and sets his sights on Kendra Saunders (guest star Ciara Renée). After Vandal attacks Kendra and Cisco (Carlos Valdes), they turn to Barry (Grant Gustin) for help. Realizing how dangerous Vandal is, Barry takes Kendra to Star City and asks Oliver and team to hide her until he can figure out how to stop Vandal. However, things quickly go from bad to worse when a man with wings AKA Hawkman (guest star Falk Hentschel) shows up and flies off with Kendra. Meanwhile, Harrison (Tom Cavanagh) develops a serum to make Barry run faster and asks Jay (guest star Teddy Sears) to test it out.

Ralph Hemecker directed the episode with story by Greg Berlanti & Andrew Kreisberg and teleplay by Aaron Helbing & Todd Helbing (#208).  Original airdate 12/1/2015.


“Legends of Yesterday” — (8:00-9:01:59 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, V) (HDTV)

PART TWO OF THE EPIC CROSSOVER WITH “THE FLASH” — Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Barry Allen (guest star Grant Gustin) take Kendra Saunders (guest star Ciara Renée) and Carter Hall (guest star Falk Henstchel) to a remote location to keep them hidden from Vandal Savage (guest star Casper Crump) while they figure out how to defeat him. Malcolm (John Barrowman) arranges a meeting between Vandal, Green Arrow and The Flash that doesn’t go as planned. Meanwhile, Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards), Thea (Willa Holland), Diggle (David Ramsey) and Laurel (Katie Cassidy) work with Team Flash to come up with a weapon powerful enough to destroy Vandal Savage.

Thor Freudenthal directed the episode with story by Greg Berlanti & Marc Guggenheim and teleplay by Brian Ford Sullivan & Marc Guggenheim (#408).  Original airdate 12/2/2015.

The episodes will air on December 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

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