Crisis On Earth-X: ‘2 Earths, 2 Nights, Too Many Heroes To Count’

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“Two Earths, two nights, too many heroes to count.” That might not be the official tagline for the CW’s four-show Arrowverse crossover event, Crisis on Earth-X, but maybe it should be. Caity Lotz says that in the teaser trailer for the event that kicks off tonight at 8 PM. Though it starts with an episode of Supergirl and then Arrow, the story is about all of the heroes coming together for the wedding of Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Iris West (Candice Patton). And in the tradition of most superhero comic weddings, bad guys show up to ruin the day. In this case, the bad guys are Nazis from Earth-X, the 53rd parallel Earth where the Nazis won World War II and now had metahumans and vigilantes like Overgirl, Dark Arrow and Dark Flash on their side.

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DC’s Legends of Tomorrow — “Crisis on Earth — X, Part 4” — Image Number: LGN308c_0066b.jpg — Pictured (L-R): Chyler Leigh as Alex Danvers, Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt/Mr. Terrific, Maisie Richardson- Sellers as Amaya Jiwe/Vixen, Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramierz/Wild Dog, Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary, Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash, Nick Zano as Nate Heywood/Steel, Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/Atom, Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory/Heat Wave and Wentworth Miller as Citizen Cold/Leo – X — Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW — © 2017 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

The clip gives us a bit more footage than we had before and includes Alex Danvers (Chyler Leigh) talking about how punching Nazis was as satisfying as she imagined it would be. The big push here is of course to remind viewers that the event starts tonight and continues tomorrow night at 8 PM with episodes of The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. If you’re a fan of one of the shows you’ll likely want to tune in for all four this week as they writers have shown in the past that just because it’s a crossover, it doesn’t mean main story point won’t continue to happen. Stephen Amell has already talked about the focus on Oliver Queen’s relationship with Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), the Barry and Iris relationship and the relationship/partnership between Martin Stein (Victor Garber) and Jefferson Jackson (Franz Drameh).

(Last Updated November 27, 2017 9:57 am )

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Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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