If John Diggle seems to be a bit inexperienced across the gills when he resurfaces on The Flash, it is as a result of the Arrow hero will likely be coping with a lot.
As Arrow‘s collection finale drew to a shut, Diggle (performed by David Ramsey) was packing as much as relocate his household to Metropolis when a meteor crashed close by, slamming him towards a shifting van. After shaking off the blow, Dig combed by way of the particles to find a field, which, upon being opened, emitted a shiny inexperienced gentle — seemingly nodding on the character’s long-speculated Green Lantern future.
As beforehand reported, Ramsey is now as a result of reprise his position as Diggle in a complete of 5 episodes throughout The Flash (which opens Season 7 on March 2), Supergirl (remaining season premiere date TBA), Superman & Lois (which debuts tonight, Feb. 23) and Batwoman, in addition to play “a thriller position” throughout Legends of Tomorrow‘s sixth season (premiere date TBA).
During TVLine’s in-depth Season 7 preview Q&A (publishing later this week), we requested showrunner Eric Wallace what The Flash‘s particular plans for Dig are. “Boy, that is a spoiler!” he replied with a hearty giggle, earlier than providing a tease for what’s to come back.
“When we final noticed Diggle, he had a state of affairs on the finish of Arrow that he wanted to take care of,” Wallace reminded, “so he arrives to assist Team Flash within the again half of the season carrying the burden of that ‘downside.’ And the query is: How can he assist Team Flash when he is obtained one thing even larger on his thoughts? And that is what the story is.”
Speaking to Diggle’s long-teased future as a Green Lantern, Arrowverse EP Marc Guggenheim instructed TVLine over a yr in the past, “Greg [Berlanti], David and I’ve had a lot of conversations about David’s future within the Arrowverse going ahead, each in entrance [of] and behind the digital camera, and there are a lot of concepts that we’re banding about which can be very thrilling to us…. We’ve simply obtained some cool notions for subsequent season.”
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