Armageddon, the first trailer for the new crossover event – .

Armageddon, the first trailer for the new crossover event – .

A worried Flash leans in his chair at the Justice League table in the Hall of Justice.

The League headquarters are in dire need of a refresh.
Screenshot: The CW

Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) is no stranger to save the world Where imminent deadlines of misfortune. But in the Sparkle– centered crossover that will kick off the eighth season of the series, appropriately titled Armageddon, Barry has only seven days to stop the evil alien Despero from killing everyone on Earth – and this time he’s going to have to do it without Oliver Queen’s help. et Supergirl.

Fortunately, there are other DC superhero phone numbers in his contacts app, including Atom (Brandon Routh), Batwoman (Javicia Leslie), Black Lighting (Cress Williams), Mia Smoak (Katherine McNamara) ) in his togs Green Arrow, Sentinel (Super Girl’s Chyler Leigh) and Ryan Choi (Osric Chau), who is finally returning to the Arrowverse after playing a major role in the latest miniseries, Crisis on Infinite Earths, then disappearing. According to the trailer, the group seems to fit in very well:

Together they will take on Despero (played by Tony Curran, who you may remember best as Vincent Van Gogh in this big Docteur Who episode), an alien warlord who gives the Flash seven days to… defeat him? Save the planet? Kind of the same, I guess. To complicate matters, the return of fan favorite villains Eobard Thawne haska the reverse Flash (the Tom Cavanagh version) and Damien Darhk (the always wonderful Neal McDonough) you wouldn’t necessarily think pro-destruction of all life on Earth, but you can never really know with these guys, can you. not ?

Frankly, I was not excited to the idea of ​​another DC / CW crossover after Crisis on Infinite Earths– like, how could they surpass it? – but it sounds like a lot of fun. And it’ll be cool to see this motley team figure out how to save the world without Supergirl or Oliver Queen’s. Green arrow holding their hands. It should at least look like something new and fresh, which Flash desperately needed even if other series don’t.

The five episodes Armageddon start in FlashThe season premiere of, which premieres on November 16.

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