The CW has announced that its upcoming Arrow and The Flash spinoff DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will pay a visit to the Old West, with the DC antihero Jonah Hex set to make a guest appearance.
“Ever since we decided that Legends would involve time travel, we were eager to do a story set in the Old West,” states executive producer Marc Guggenheim. “But if you’re going to do a story set in the DC Universe version of the Old West, you simply must include Jonah Hex in it. We’re thrilled about bringing another well known, beloved DC character to television.”
There’s no word yet as to who’ll portray the character, but he’s slated to appear in the eleventh episode, with the possibility of recurring.
Jonah Hex was previously brought to the screen in 2010, with Josh Brolin starring as the Civil War veteran-turned-disfigured bounty hunter in Warner Bros.’ box office bomb (sorry for reminding you).
When heroes alone are not enough… the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat – one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?”
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow is set to premiere on January 21st, with a cast that includes Brandon Routh (Ray Palmer/The Atom), Victor Garber (Martin Stein/Firestorm), Wentworth Miller (Leonard Snart/Captain Cold), Dominic Purcell (Mick Rory/Heat Wave) and Caity Lotz (Sara Lance/White Canary) alongside Ciara Renee (Law & Order: SVU) as Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl, Falk Hentschel (Transcendence) as Carter Hall/Hawkman, Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who) as Rip Hunter, Franz Drameh (Attack the Block) as Jay Jackson, Casper Crump (The Killing) as Vandal Savage, Stephanie Corneliussen (Mr. Robot) as Valentina Vostok and Peter Francis James (The Losers) as Dr. Aldus Boardman.