The season finale episode of the freshman run of The CW’s superhero series “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” will have a new face joining the ensemble.
According to Entertainment Weekly, actor Patrick J. Adams, who is known for his role in USA Network’s legal drama “Suits,” is confirmed to guest star in the last installment of season 1. He will play as a mysterious character whose details are being kept heavily under wraps.
The source simply told the news outlet that the 34-year-old Canadian will portray a “fun character the fans will love.” Only information made known for the meantime is that the finale will be titled “Legendary” and slated to air on May 19. He will also recur in more episodes for season 2.
Some speculations suggest that he may have the part a beloved superhero from the source material who has a curious past and an interesting agenda, which will serve as the launching point for a new season.
Meanwhile, Bleeding Cool shares that based on their insider reportedly close to the productions, Adams may actually appear as Alan Scott.
Comic book readers may remember him as the original mystical Green Lantern published in the forties and was recently rebooted in DC Comics’ “Earth 2” series. He also happens to be gay. However, this remains to be seen if it comes to fruition.
As viewers wait for an official announcement, they may tune into this week’s episode titled “Progeny.” The synopsis reads, “The team is split on whether to kill a 14-year-old boy who is destined to grow into an evil dictator; Sara (Caity Lotz) helps Snart (Wentworth Miller) through a difficult time; Ray (Brandon Routh) learns something consequential to his future with Kendra (Ciara Renee).”
“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” season 1, episode 10 will air on Thursday, April 7 at 8 P.M.