You want more King Shark on The Flash? You got it – Our good friend Russ Burlingame from Comicbook.com has confirmed that not only is King Shark coming back to The Flash, but that same episode will also get a visit from Arrow’s John Diggle (David Ramsey) and Lyla Michaels (Audrey Marie Anderson) who will helping Barry to take down King Shark, as a ARGUS mission. Executive producer and show-runner of both shows, Andrew Kreisberg said the following to Comic Book about the mini-crossover between Arrow and The Flash:
“The Diggles arrive in Central City to help Barry take on King Shark who has escaped from ARGUS and is hellbent on completing his mission of destroying The Flash,”
It was also confirmed that this story will be taking place in the 15th episode of The Flash Season 2. There were several mini-crossovers last year between Arrow and The Flash after the big yearly crossover.
The Flash is set to return with new episodes on January 19th while Arrow returns the next night (January 20), both respectively at 8/7c on The CW. Note: this piece of news came out after the recording of this week’s episode of The Flash Podcast, in case you wonder why it’s not mentioned in the discussion. Let us know in the comments below: are you excited for more King Shark on The Flash, as well as a visit from the awesome Diggle?
Official Description For The Mid-Season Premiere: “Potential Energy”:
JOE AND IRIS GET TO KNOW WALLY — Now that they’ve grown closer, Barry (Grant Gustin) considers telling Patty (guest star Shantel VanSanten) that he is The Flash. Meanwhile, Joe (Jesse L. Martin) and Iris (Candice Patton) try to get to know Wally (Keiynan Lonsdale), and the team hunts down a meta-human who can slow time itself. Rob Hardy directed the episode written by Bryan Q. Miller (#210). Original airdate 1/19/2016.