The CW’s highly anticipated superhero series is returning for The Flash Season 8, with a five-episode crossover event. The crossover episodes in season 8 will feature several superheroes and villains from The CW verse. As reported, the eighth season will return with five episodes which will air weekly before going on a mid-season break.
The production for season 8 kicked off in August 2021 and is set to conclude in March 2022. Thus, fans can get ready to witness the ultimate season of The Flash. The following season will be filled with the return of several important characters along with new superheroes to fight an alien invasion. So keep reading to discover all the latest revelations about The Flash Season 8.
The Flash Season 8: What Will Happen?
In the eighth season, planet Earth will face the threat of destruction from mysterious aliens looking to wipe off humanity. Further, Barry, Iris, and the Team Flash will be pushed beyond their limits in a desperate attempt to save the world from alien intruders. Humanity’s fate is lying in the hands of Team flash while time is quickly running out. And Flash will need all the assistance from his old companions if they want the good forces to prevail over the evil.
Meanwhile, EP Eric Wallace expressed that “Armageddon” will be a true event for the dedicated fans of Arrowverse and The Flash. He added that the upcoming episodes would be the most emotional ones and bigger than the traditional ones. In addition, Eric revealed that Joe West would reprise with a unique idea, leading him to a big decision. He said that fans would see Barry as a more confident, powerful, and secure leader in the upcoming season. We will also see Barry and Iris get back together. Along with them, Joe West and Cecile Horton will be dating too.
The Team Flash will be facing the deadliest of threats when season 8 returns. Wallace also teased that the new evil villain will force Team Flash “to face their mortality in a highly personal and ultimately terrifying way.”
Who Will Return?
The lead cast members returning for The Flash Season 8 are Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, and Jesse L. Martin. Moreover, the Reverse-Flash will also appear as a key character this season. Further, the speedster kids Bart & Nicole, Kristen Kremer, and August Heart will also return for next season.
During Armageddon, the show will feature crossovers involving stars like Javacia Leslie as Batwoman, Brandon Routh as The Atom, and Kat McNamara as Mia Queen. Moreover, Cress Williams as Black Lightning, Osric Chau as Ryan Choi, and Chyler Leigh as Sentinel will also appear.
The Flash Season 8: Premiere Date
The CW will premiere The Flash Season 8 on November 16, 2021, at 8/7c. Season 8 will kick off with a five-episode “Armageddon” event before leaving for a mid-season break. Further, each episode will air weekly on Tuesdays, followed by Riverdale Season 6. Meanwhile, the second half of season 8 will return somewhere in 2022. Thus, be ready to witness another season of The Flash and keep coming back for more thrilling news.