The Flash is bringing in the best members of Suicide Squad

A new version of Captain Boomerang, played by Richard Harmon, will appear in the final season of The Flash.

by Matthew Creth | published

As The CW transitions through acquisitions by Nexstar Media Group in recent months, the lineup of shows has shrunk. riverdale And the few remaining long-running series that belong to the Arrowverse. one of those series, glowwas renewed for a ninth and final season on the network, bringing together many familiar characters that CW viewers have become attached to in the years since the show debuted in 2014. But with the arrival of this final season, it appears that the supervillain Captain Boomerang, . became popular in suicide squadwill be displayed on glow,

according to a report of time limitActor Richard Harmon will play Owen Mercer, also known as Captain Boomerang, in the upcoming ninth season of The CW. glow, Billed as a recurring role for Harmon, the actor replaced Australian artist Jay Courtney, as Courtney embodied the character of David Ayer. suicide squad and a reboot of James Gunn’s film in 2021, suicide squad, Harmon, by contrast, is a Canadian actor best known for his work in the long-running series 100 as well as signal the killing and Syfy series Van Helsing,

For the purposes of the DC Extended Universe and Arrowverse, Captain Boomerang is a fan favorite supervillain that glow, has been driven out of the peninsula known as the Iron Heights and poses a threat to the fictional metropolis of Central City. The same character was most recently portrayed by actor Lebanese-American actor Nick E. Tarabe, who played an alternate version of Digger Harkness in the CW series. arrow Opposite series star Stephen Amell. In the fifth season of that show, Taarabe’s Captain Boomerang was featured in only three episodes and was killed shortly thereafter.

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Nick Tarabe as Captain Boomerang arrow

glow The ratings hit for The CW since its inception as a spin-off of the once popular series arrow, Grant Gustin plays Barry Allen, aka The Flash, alongside series regulars Danielle Panabaker, Danielle Nicolet, Jesse L. Martin. law & Order fame, Kayla Compton, and Brandon McKnight. The show is completely different from the DC Extended Universe films, in which the role of Barry Allen is played by controversial actor Ezra Miller, including the upcoming film of the same name, which is scheduled to be released in theaters in June 2023, although the series There may be several elements of that depicted in the film as both are based on DC Comics.

As The CW was preparing to be acquired by Nexstar Media Group, it decided to cancel many of its hit shows in order to appear more attractive to potential buyers. love the series Charmed, in the darkness, Roswell, New Mexico, Batwoman, 4400And DC Legends of Tomorrow did not survive, but riverdale And glow Each got renewed for another final season. With Richard Harmon to play a popular villain like Captain Boomerang opposite Grant Gustin’s Barry Allen, it appears that glow One can go all out with a well-tuned subplot and high stakes storyline to end the series after over 170 episodes so far.

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