DC’s Legends of Tomorrow is still famously “bonkers,” but whereas its freshman run saw a hodgepodge group evolve into heroes, Season 2 will steer them toward being, as the title says, legends.
Visiting Michael Ausiello at TVLine’s Comic-Con studio presented by ZTE, executive producer Marc Guggenheim said the CW series’ upcoming run (premiering Thursday, Oct. 13) is about “rebuilding from the ground up,” throwing Rip, Sara, Mick et al into a new mission as makeshift time cops. After vanquishing the crooked Time Masters, “They were left holding the bag,” EP Phil Klemmer notes. Yet this ragtag group “is not equipped to enforce anything!”
As Season 2 opens, Sara is “done feeling bad about being bad” (and is still “mad” about sister Laurel’s demise), says Caity Lotz. Mick meanwhile is a “volatile, angry, pissed” widower of sorts, in the wake of partner in crime Leonard Snart’s heroic death.
The cast and EPs also preview the introduction of Nick Zano’s Dr. Nate Heywood (by way of a visit to the Arrow set) and Maisie Richardson-Sellers’ Vixen (from the estimable Justice Society of America, circa the 1940s).
All told, Season 2 is new and improved, serving up what Arthur Darvill hails as a “real page-turner.”