Greg Berlanti discusses the big CW/DC TV crossover special. Daniel Radcliffe is still noncommittal about whether he’d ever return to Harry Potter. Another Clone Wars character is making a return for Star Wars Rebels. Plus new looks at Supernatural and Ghost Rider on Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers get!
Dax Shepard will co-direct the animated, theatrical Scooby reboot (formerly titled S.C.O.O.B.) with Tony Cervone. [Variety]
Following recent rumours about Warner Bros. desperately wanting Daniel Radcliffe to reprise his role in a movie adaptation of The Cursed Child, the actor is still noncommittal about if he’ll ever return to the part:
I’m never going to close the door; that would be a stupid thing to do. But I think I’ll be happy enough and secure enough to let someone else play it.
At the moment it’s not even a concern because I’m too young to play the character, but even in 10 years’ time I would still feel strange about going back to it.
I Kill Giants
Imogen Poots has joined the adaptation of the 2008 graphic novel in an undisclosed role. [Variety]
Jurassic World 2
Director Juan Antonio Bayona offers an update on the script, being co-written by Colin Trevorrow:
The whole Jurassic World is a trilogy that Colin Trevorrow has envisioned. We’re writing the second chapter, and it’s very interesting where he’s leading the story. I grew up watching Steven Spielberg movies and I love those movies and the legacy, so it’s a question of being truthful to the legacy and at the same time, bringing new stuff that people will appreciate. We are still six months ahead of shooting, and so far, so good. It’s very exciting right now.
New set pictures from filming have given us our first look at Oliver’s next generation of Team Arrow: Artemis, Wild Dog and Mr Terrific (and seemingly a new helmet for Diggle).
— Arrow-Flash (@VanFlarrowFan) September 9, 2016
— PUNKD Images (@PUNKD_Images) September 9, 2016
Flash/Supergirl/Arrow/Legends of Tomorrow Crossover
Greg Berlanti spoke to Indiewire about the four-way crossover between the shows:
You really are trying to run a single production across three different productions. But they’re run as three separate entities. We have to figure out when we’re borrowing one actor from where. We’re telling one cohesive story; Supergirl will participate, but the storyline doesn’t actively begin there. There are some characters who show up in her episode, but the story begins with The Flash episode and goes to Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. We’re just getting into designing the bad guy for it, and we start now but it doesn’t air until the end of November. We will put a lot of time between now and then figuring out visual effects sequences. Just today I was holding the three scripts back-to-back — that’s 180 pages of material. It’s a three-hour story, almost a miniseries.
Star Wars Rebels
Katee Sackhoff has confirmed that she will reprise her Clone Wars role as Mandalorian Bo Katan in the next season. [Sci Fi Central Australia]
Rob Meyes will recur as protagonist Raimy’s love interest. [EW]
Star Trek: Discovery
Bryan Fuller recalls classic episode “Balance of Terror”, calling it a “touchstone” for what he wants to do with the new series.
— Bryan Fuller (@BryanFuller) September 9, 2016
Kara Royster has been cast as Alicia, a fellow monster hunter. [Variety]
Here’s a new promo for season 12.
Agents of SHIELD
Get the briefest glimpses of Robbie Reyes in action in a new promo.
Legends of Tomorrow
Johnathon Schaech has confirmed he’s returning as Jonah Hex for season two.
— Johnathon Schaech (@JohnSchaech) September 9, 2016
The fourth season premiere is titled “Echoes”.
— Bellarke News (@InfoBellarke) September 9, 2016
Finally, here’s a new trailer for the second season.
Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson. Banner art by Jim Cooke.