The CW’s Arrow might have wrapped earlier this 12 months, however in true DC multiverse trend, among the acquainted faces you bought to know and love throughout the present’s eight seasons aren’t able to name it quits simply but. Actor David Ramsey, who performed Oliver Queen’s pal and fellow superhero John Diggle, might be returning to the shared TV universe each in entrance of and behind the digicam in keeping with .
Ramsey might be reprising his position as Diggle AKA Spartan within the upcoming Superman & Lois–and he’ll be joined by some acquainted faces:Supergirl, The Flash, and Batwoman. Curiously, nevertheless, he may even be enjoying a brand new position in Legends of Tomorrow, however who that position is or what it’d entail is being stored underneath wraps.
The character of a present like Legends of Tomorrow, the place time journey and dimensional hop-scotch are commonplace, implies that this thriller position might be something from an alternate actuality model of Diggle to a completely new character from DC’s wealthy pantheon of characters. It is also value remembering that in Arrow’s sequence finale, Diggle was proven transferring to Metropolis and discovering a inexperienced ring, which followers have assumed is a reference to the rings worn by the Inexperienced Lantern Corps.
In DC Comics, Lantern Corps rings choose their house owners by emotional resonance, with inexperienced tuning into extraordinarily sturdy willpower. The Inexperienced Lantern Corps capabilities as one thing of a police power for the galaxy. They’ve divided up all of house into sectors, and usually patrol in pairs. Earth, residing in Sector 2814, is one thing of an anomaly within the sector system nevertheless, with six human Inexperienced Lanterns–eight, in case you rely each Alan Scott, the Golden Age Inexperienced Lantern who technically would not draw his energy from the Corps, and Jo Mullein, a Inexperienced Lantern to be added in DC’s upcoming Future State occasion.
So what does all this imply for Diggle? Nicely, it is complicated–and very open ended. The one means we’ll know for certain what his future holds might be to tune in because the Arrowverse continues to develop and alter. Curiously, DC has already greenlit a Inexperienced Lantern present for HBO Max, the platform that’s dwelling to non-Arrowverse DC reveals like Titans and Doom Patrol. To this point, there was no actual crossover between the Arrowverse and non-Arrowverse reveals, however stranger issues have occurred within the multiverse.
Additionally, along with performing, Ramsey might be directing 5 complete episodes throughout the Arrowverse, together with Superman & Lois and Supergirl.