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The Flash live-action TV series is being quickly (pun intended) put into production due to the great success of The Arrow series on the CW.

The Flash series will be on the CW and will be a spin-off from Arrow with the Flash appearing on the show late in season 2. It is uncertain if the show will be with Barry Allen or a different version of the fastest man alive. The show will come from the existing Arrow creators Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg, along with director David Nutter and writer/DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns! This news comes on the back-end of the news from SDCC about the Superman/Batman movie and the potential Justice League movie along with The Flash movie still set for 2016.250px-flash_dvd

If you can’t wait for this version of The Flash, check out the 1990 version starring John Wesley Shipp.

Don’t forget to check out The Flash in the new animated movie Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox now out on Blu-Ray/DVD.

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Everyone wants the Justice League movie to happen. But one man, who would possibly be playing a role in the movie, would “sweep the floors when they are done”.

Stephen Amell, who plays Oliver Queen on the CW show “Arrow”, would love to be one of the characters depicted in the 2015 Justice League movie.

Amell has some thoughts about how the character could be portrayed from an interview with SciFiNow, “I think that Green Arrow has an opportunity to mature in much the same way Iron Man did in the Marvel universe. He wasn’t necessarily a top level character, but because they made an Iron Man movie and it was successful, it vaulted him up and now he anchors the Avengers,” he adds “It’s always up to what’s popular at the moment. Right now archery seems to be having a mini renaissance, so hopefully he can settle into a firm rotating member of the DC Justice League of America.”

It would be nice to throw Green Arrow into the mix of the Justice League movie. Comment below on what you think should happen.

***Before reading, please know that I tried not to give away anything big in the story-line***

Arrow_Costume_Final_SNow I am not a huge fan of the CW. I do not think that there has been anything good on that channel since the XFL (Xtreme Football League) back in 2001. But since I heard all the good things about their new show “Arrow”, which is based on Oliver Queen or Green Arrow in the DC Universe, I decided to give the show a chance. Now I do not know much about the original origin story for Oliver or even the New 52 version of it, but this story was interesting. Oliver is still a wealthy man because of his family’s fortune.

Just a little background on the storyline to get you going if you have not seen the show. Oliver, his girlfriends sister (Sarah), his father (Robert), and father’s friend went on a yacht trip out in the Indian Ocean and the boat ends up getting destroyed, along with

Sarah. Himself, Robert and friend survive on a raft for days with little to no supplies. Oliver’s father has run his business pretty much as a mob boss, turning Starling City into a crime and drug haven and is telling Oliver how he has done so while on his deathbed. Once Robert dies (I won’t spoil the way this happens), Oliver finds a book within his father’s pocket. The book contains nothing but blank pages.

Within the storyline there are a couple familiar characters. We have the obvious one, Green Arrow (who is called “The Hood” by everyone in the city and is only mentioned as Green Arrow once), the Huntress, Merlyn, Yao-Fei of the Great Ten, Deathstroke, and Deadshot. There are a couple other potential characters that could show up because their alter-ego are already within the series like Black Canary, Speedy and Constantine Drakon to name a couple. I personally cannot wait to see what other DC characters show up within the show.

The show has a decent cast but what really draws you in is the storyline. There are many twists and turns within the story that you might have to watch some of the episodes a couple of times as it is with many drama shows. As watch the show you see people who you would not expect to be some of the heroes and villains of the series. There is so much to be said about the show but very difficult to do so without spoiling the storyline. So if you want to catch up with the series, parts of it are on demand and you can always grab the stray episodes off of itunes or on xbox. There are still 8 new episodes this season and they air on the CW on Wednesdays at 8pm. Don’t miss them!