The series is developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg and Phil Klemmer with Guggenheim and Klemmer serving as showrunners. The first season premiered on January 21, 2016, and continued the stories from the Heroes Join Forces crossover event. The second season premiered on October 13, 2016. Marc Guggenheim later departed as showrunner in the third season, which premiered on October 10, 2017. Keto Shimizu then replaced Guggenheim as showrunner in the fourth season, premiering on October 22, 2018. The fifth season premiered on January 21, 2020, after a crossover episode aired on January 14, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the sixth season was delayed and premiered on May 2, 2021. The seventh season premiered on October 13, 2021. On April 29, 2022, the series was officially cancelled by The CW, concluding DC's Legends of Tomorrow with a total of 110 episodes on March 2, 2022.
Legends of Tomorrow is created in order to continue the stories from the Heroes Join Forces crossover event with recurring characters from Arrow and The Flash serving as the starring cast. The series later continued multiple stories from cancelled or completed series, such as Mari McCabe from Vixen and John Constantine from Constantine. The latter also served as a regular character from the fourth to sixth season after recurring in the third season. However, Constantine departed the series in the sixth season while Matt Ryan appeared as an alternate character in the seventh season.
Main Cast[edit source]
- Victor Garber as Firestorm (Martin Stein) (season 1-3) *
- Brandon Routh as The Atom (Ray Palmer) (season 1-4)
- Arthur Darvill as Rip Hunter (season 1-2; recurring season 3)
- Caity Lotz as White Canary (Sara Lance) (season 1-4)
- Franz Drameh as Firestorm (Jefferson Jackson) (season 1-3) *
- Ciara Renée as Hawkgirl (Kendra Saunders) (season 1)
- Falk Hentschel as Hawkman (Carter Hall) (season 1) *
- Amy Louise Pemberton as Gideon (season 1-4)
- Dominic Purcell as Heat Wave (Mick Rory) (season 1-4)
- Wentworth Miller as Captain Cold (Leonard Snart) (season 1; recurring season 2)
- Matt Letscher as Reverse-Flash (Eobard Thawne) (season 2)
- Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Vixen (Amaya Jiwe) (season 1-3) / Charlie (season 4) *
- Nick Zano as Steel (Nate Heywood) (season 2-4)
- Tala Ashe as Zari Tomaz (season 3-4) *
- Keiynan Lonsdale as Kid Flash (Wally West) (season 3) *
- Jes Macallan as Ava Sharpe (season 4; recurring season 3)
- Matt Ryan as John Constantine (season 4; recurring season 3) *
- Courtney Ford as Fairy Godmother (Nora Darhk) (season 4; recurring season 3) *
- Ramona Young as Wolfie (Mona Wu) (season 4) *
- Brandon Routh as Dr. The Atom (Ray Palmer) (season 5; guest season 7) *
- Caity Lotz as Captain White Canary (Sara Lance) (season 5-7)
- Maisie Richardson-Sellers as Charlie (Clotho) (season 5)
- Tala Ashe as Zari Tarazi / Zari Tomaz (season 5-7)
- Jes Macallan as Captain Ava Sharpe (season 5-7)
- Courtney Ford as Fairy Godmother (Nora Darhk) (season 5; guest season 7) *
- Olivia Swann as Astra Logue (season 5-7)
- Amy Louise Pemberton as Gideon (season 5-7)
- LaMonica Garrett as Anti-Monitor (Mobius) (season 5) *
- Nick Zano as Steel (Nate Heywood) (season 5-7)
- Dominic Purcell as Heat Wave (Mick Rory) (season 5-6)
- Matt Ryan as John Constantine / Gwyn Davies (season 5-7) *
- Adam Tsekhman as Gary Green (season 6-7; recurring season 5)
- Shayan Sobhian as Behrad Tarazi (season 6-7; recurring season 5)
- Lisseth Chavez as Esperanza "Spooner" Cruz (season 6-7)
- Victor Garber is credited as a series regular through 3x08 "Crisis on Earth-X, Part 4".
- Franz Drameh is credited as a series regular through 3x08 "Beebo the God of War" and later as a special guest star.
- Falk Hentschel is credited as a series regular through 1x02 "Pilot, Part 2" and subsequently as a recurring guest star.
- Maisie Richardson-Sellers is credited as a special guest star in 4x03 "Dancing Queen".
- Tala Ashe is credited as a series regular from 3x03 "Zari" onwards.
- Despite being listed among the main cast, Ryan is credited with "special appearance" billing.
- Courtney Ford is credited as a special guest star in 4x01 "The Virgin Gary" and only credited as a series regular in following respective episode appearances.
- Ramona Young is only credited for respective episode appearances.
- Brandon Routh is credited as a series regular through 5x07 "Romeo V. Juliet: Dawn of Justness".
- LaMonica Garrett is only credited for his only appearance in 5x00 "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Five".
- On August 20, 2021, an album compiling the music tracks used throughout the series' musical episodes was released.
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