Marc Guggenheim, the Arrow co-creator who has taken level on operating the final two large CW/DC crossover occasions, informed followers throughout a form of impromptu Twitter Q&A that they’re nonetheless doing pickups and weather-related reshoots on “Crisis on Infinite Earths,” and that there are nonetheless some surprises — and probably some cameos — that followers should not anticipating. Between schedules and the intensive wants of the crossover when it comes to visible results and the like, it isn’t stunning they’re nonetheless working to finalize the occasion…however the concept they’re nonetheless including new content material has taken some followers without warning.
One has to imagine that any new content material they’re creating at this stage would both be shot on a inexperienced display screen and inserted into “Crisis,” or one thing involving one or two actors who might peel away from their essential exhibits to do it…however after all, “Crisis” has gotten so big, something appears like it may occur.
You can see Guggenheim’s tweet under (and there are a pair extra in his timeline for added context).
— Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) November 9, 2019
“Crisis on Infinite Earths” has loomed over the Arrowverse for years. The sequence premiere of The Flash featured an allusion to the hero disappearing amid crimson skies within the yr 2024. During the unique comics occasion, crimson skies have been an indication of doom to return to a world in the course of the Crisis. At the top of final season, a few issues occurred: The Monitor (LaMonica Garrett), who had appeared in “Elseworlds,” reappeared and revealed that Oliver Queen was destined to die within the Crisis…and the longer term newspaper at STAR Labs rolled again the anticipated date of the Crisis from 2024 to 2019.
In the comics, Crisis on Infinite Earths centered on a battle between the mixed superheroes (and even some villains) of the DC multiverse and an immortal, cosmic risk often called the Anti-Monitor. Like The Monitor, the Anti-Monitor can be performed by LaMonica Garrett within the Arrowverse. As the Anti-Monitor destroys realities, he replaces their optimistic matter vitality with antimatter, rising his personal energy and sphere of affect. He was ultimately stopped by the sacrifices of a number of heroes, together with The Flash and Supergirl, in addition to the merging of a number of universes to save lots of actuality by changing into a single, unified timeline. Fans have lengthy questioned whether or not the occasions of “Crisis on Infinite Earths” would possibly convey Supergirl and even Black Lightning to Earth-1, the place the remainder of the sequence happen. The crossover will even function visitor appearances by Tom Welling as Clark Kent, Erica Durance as Lois Lane, John Wesley Shipp because the Flash of Earth-90, Johnathon Schaech as Jonah Hex, Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne, and Ashley Scott as The Huntress.
“Crisis on Infinite Earths” kicks off on Sunday, December 8 on Supergirl, runs by a Monday episode of Batwoman and that Tuesday’s episode of The Flash. That would be the midseason cliffhanger, because the exhibits go on hiatus for the vacations and return on January 14 to complete out the occasion with the midseason premiere of Arrow and a “special episode” of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, which launches as a midseason sequence this yr and so is not going to have an episode on the air earlier than the Crisis.