‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow‘ is a superhero drama TV series created by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg, and Phil Klemmer. It follows Rip Hunter, a time traveller who seeks out and organises a team of superheroes, based on the eponymous DC Comics anthology series.
They want to stop tyrant Vandal Savage from hatching a plot to destroy Earth and time. They defend the planet against evil and extraterrestrial beings like Mallus, Astra Loge, and Gideon time and time again.
Since its premiere in January 2016, the show has garnered a sizable fan base, owing to the plot’s dramatic twists and turns, character development, and breathtaking cinematography.
As a result, everyone is looking forward to seeing their favourite superheroes’ adventures in the eighth season of the show. Without further ado, here’s everything we know about season 8 of ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.’
Season 8 premiere date for DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
Season 7 of ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow‘ premiered on The CW on October 13, 2021. It ended its run on March 2, 2022, with a total of 13 episodes lasting 42-45 minutes each. Let’s go on to the eighth season.
There hasn’t been any official word on whether or not the programme will be renewed for another season. Despite the uncertainty, executive producer Phil Klemmer believes it will work in their advantage if season 8 is given the green light by the network.
“I think if we do come back, the fact that we had this period of doubt would be an occasion for us to remind ourselves how very, very lucky we are,” he said in an interview. If we do return, I believe the programme will benefit from the fact that we didn’t become comfortable.”
Because the show’s creators are optimistic about a new season, the likelihood of a season 8 is fairly strong. Other Arrowverse shows on The CW, such as ‘The Flash,’ have also been renewed for at least eight seasons.
If ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow‘ follows suit, the show will most likely be renewed for at least one more season. In addition, the show’s huge audience demand may play a role in the development of a possible season 8.
If all of the above factors are taken into account, the network may give the green light for the following season in the coming months.
The length of the wait is determined by the production schedule that will be established, the writers’ decisions, and the availability of the cast and crew.
Season 8 of ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’ is set to premiere in the first quarter of 2023, assuming everything goes according to plan.
Season 8 Cast Details of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
Sara Lance and Ava Sharpe will be played by Caity Lotz and Jes Macallan, respectively, in the upcoming eighth season.
Olivia Swann will reprise her role as Astra Logue, and Tala Ashe will reprise her roles as Zari Tomaz and Zari Tarazi.
- Shayan Sobhian (Behrad Tarazi)
- Lisseth Chavez (Esperanza)
- Adam Tsekhman (Gary Green),
- Nick Zano (Nate Heywood),
- Matt Ryan (Gwyn Davies), and
- Amy Louise Pemberton (Amy Louise Pemberton)
Raffi Barsoumian as Bishop and Giacomo Baessato as J. Edgar Hoover, on the other hand, will not be reprising their roles because their characters have died.
Aside from that, additional characters may be introduced to drive the tale along, so expect some new additions to the cast roster.
What can the Plot of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 8 be about?
After the original Waverider is destroyed in season 7, the Legends begin preparing a way to return to their original timeline from 1925 Texas. They arrive in New York City in search of Gwyn Davies, a time travel pioneer.
They are pursued by J. Edgar Hoover, whom Nate later kills by accident. Meanwhile, Astra unwittingly produces a human version of Gideon, who is battling a virus to reclaim her memories.
A young Bishop discovers a duplicate of Gideon and resets her memories against the Legends, despite the fact that she is finally able to recall all of her good memories from her past.
Later on, the Legends discover that the Waverider was destroyed by robots, and that they are fighting robot versions of themselves. Bishop quickly recognises his predicament and abandons his intentions to attack the Legends.
Sara also assists Gwyn in locating a lost component of his time machine, which he uses to revive Ava and Gary after they were nearly wiped out.
Zari and Spooner bond after the latter realises her asexuality, and Behrad and Astra eventually express their emotions for each other.
Alun and Gwyn accept their love for one other, and Gideon ejects Gary while the Legends combat their terrifying robot forms and tackle fixed spots in time.
When Gywyn finds it’s a clone of Alun, he sets out to find the actual Alun. Gideon struggles with her AI form and what she did to Gary as the season comes to a close, while The Legends resume their duties and set out to find Gwyn.
The 8th season could focus on their search for him, as well as whether or not he can find the true Alun. The impact of Sara’s secret on Ava will also be investigated.
What happens to Gary, the fates of Astra and Behrad, Zari and Spooner’s relationships, and whether or not Gideon lives are all conceivable storey arcs. Finally, new characters may present challenges for the Legends as well as spice things up.