The Flash Series Adds Suicide Squad Character


The Flash series, which is now on Season 9, has just added a Suicide Squad character, and we cannot wait to see this character turn up in The CW series. We’ve now got our first look at the series’ take on the iconic DC Comics character, Captain Boomerang thanks to a user on Twitter. You can check out the show’s version of Captain Boomerang below.

It’s been revealed that Richard Harmon will be playing this version of the character. Captain Boomerang was played by Australian actor, Jai Courtney, in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad movie, and he then got to reprise the role in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad which was released last year, in 2021. He actually won’t be the first actor to play the role in the Arrowverse. Nick E. Tarabay played the character in Arrow.

The Flash series is getting a new Captain Boomerang

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Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

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It is still not clear yet whether Harmon is playing a new character taking over from Digger Harkness as Captain Boomerang, or if he is a new version of Harkness created in the wake of Crisis on Infinite Earths. We’re just going to have to wait and see.  Here is a synopsis for Season 8’s finale of Grant Gustin’s DC Comics series:

With The Flash still reeling from everything that just happened, the rest of the team rallies to support him when he needs it the most.

The series stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen, Candice Patton as Iris West, Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow, a.k.a. Killer Frost, Jesse L. Martin as Joe West, and Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton.

Jai Courtney still wants a Captain Boomerang spinoff show on HBO Max

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This comes after Jair Courtney revealed that we would love to star as Captain Boomerang in an HBO Max spinoff series. He revealed this during a recent interview with He’s currently starring in the Amazon Prime Video series, The Terminal List. However, he was asked about returning to play Captain Boomerang for an HBO Max spinoff series and here’s what he had to say on the matter:

The sort of TV streaming realm right now is really exciting and I think exploring something like that, you know, longer format and giving it a little more space would be really cool. I kind of have some ideas around that, you know, which I think would work for a character like Boomerang because he’s so much fun. I think it’d be really cool to get into some backstory stuff and the nature of how he falls in the DC world, you know?

I mean, that’d be cool. He’s one of those roles that I would love to just kind of be able to do again and again. It’s like so much fun and probably a little too easy for me in a way. But I think there’s tremendous potential for enjoyment with something like that and we could really push the kind of boundaries of what’s possible. So, listen, just waiting on the call from Warner Brothers. I mean, if they want me to throw that jacket on again. I’ll be more than happy to oblige.

What do you make of this news? Are you looking forward to seeing Season 9 when it finally airs on The CW? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


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