The star of the series has unveiled several elements of season 8, which will be inaugurated with a special crossover extended over 5 episodes. For the occasion, several heroes of the Arrowverse will be there.
While season 7 of The Flash, unseen in France has been airing on Syfy since November 9, new information on the content of season 8 and the epic DC crossover titled “Armageddon”, a special event consisting of 5 episodes which will inaugurate season 8 broadcast from November 16 on the CW.
For the occasion, many characters from the Arrowverse will make an appearance alongside The Flash, aka Barry Allen: Black Lightning (Cress Williams), Batwoman (Javicia Leslie), Atom (Brandon Routh), Sentinel (Chyler Leigh), Mia Queen (Kat McNamara) and Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough) will be present, as well as Eobard Thawne. Tom Cavanagh, his interpreter, had yet announced his departure from the series at the end of season 7, but it will indeed be back for a few episodes of season 8.
Grant Gustin, the star of the series, revealed to the site Entertainment Weekly more details on the return of Jefferson Pierce, alias Black Lightning, during this crossover which will see Flash and its allies face a new alien threat. According to him, the hero could have a decisive role to play in the face of these enemies.
Barry has this connection to Pure Speed, which is obviously different from Jefferson’s powers. But Barry goes looking for Jefferson during “Armageddon” for a very specific reason: his powers. He needs him in particular to help him accomplish something, a rather dark turnaround, which takes place in the second episode it seems to me.
While waiting to find out what the twist will be like, fans can look forward to seeing the two superheroes reunite after the previous crossover event, “Crisis on Infinite Earths“, in which Jefferson also played a minor but pivotal role in the plot of Barry Allen facing a major crisis in the Multiverse.
Season 7 of The Flash airs every Tuesday at 9 p.m. on Syfy, and the first six seasons can be found in full on Netflix.