Captain Boomerang is coming again to the Arrowverse… however he’ll look slightly completely different this time.
The Flash has forged The 100 alum Richard Harmon to play Owen Mercer, aka villain Captain Boomerang, within the upcoming ninth and last season, our sister website Deadline reviews. “A brand new post-Disaster Captain Boomerang has lately been launched from Iron Heights with a chip on his shoulder,” per the official description. “However the twinkle in his eye disguises a harmful and violent risk to Central Metropolis.”
Arrowverse followers will keep in mind that Captain Boomerang beforehand appeared in Season 3 of Arrow, performed by Nick E. Tarabay; the character was killed off, although, in Season 5.
Harmon, who will recur on The Flash, is not any stranger to The CW: He performed John Murphy on the post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama The 100, showing in all seven seasons. His different TV credit embrace Smallville, Fringe and The Secret Circle.
The Flash‘s last season was introduced final month. The 13-episode Season 9 is slated to debut early subsequent yr; no premiere date has been set.
Let’s hear from you, Flash followers: How are you feeling about this new-look Captain Boomerang? And what are your hopes and predictions for the ultimate season? Share ’em with us in a remark beneath.