Legends of Tomorrow EP Teases a Connection Between Charlie and Astra

Legends of Tomorrow has been dropping some fascinating bombshells throughout its fifth season, together with a new element relating to the origin story of Charlie (Maisie Richardson-Sellers). The punk-rock shapeshifter has been half of the staff for over a season now, however a lot of questions have remained round how she received her begin. In a latest episode, followers received their reply — that Charlie is one of the three Fates of Greek mythology, and her two sisters are trying to find her after she destroyed the Loom of Destiny and scattered it throughout the multiverse. Based on a new report from TVLine, Charlie’s new origin may also result in a reference to the season’s massive unhealthy, Astra Logue (Olivia Swann).

“[Charlie and Astra will have] an fascinating intersection” govt producer Grainne Godfree teased. “It’s a loopy storyline. You gained’t see it coming. I can assure you’ll not guess.”

That actually will complicate the staff’s adversarial relationship with Astra to date, as she has been spending her time unleashing evil historic figures from Hell. Given the truth that John Constantine (Matt Ryan) was the one who helped doom Astra to Hell I the primary place, his dynamic with Charlie is certain to take an fascinating flip.

“Constantine’s the one who simply will get underneath her pores and skin,” Richardson-Sellers lately instructed reporters. “He is the one who actually challenges her, pushes her, would not let her get away with something. And that positively does develop into a type of understanding, which she has for him and he has for her, that none of the opposite ones actually do. They’ve a distinctive particular bond.”

“He is aware of extra about her than every other of the Legends,” co-showrunner Keto Shimizu echoed. “And there is a cause that we’ll uncover, that [Charlie was] drawn to him. There’s one thing pushing you there. However there was additionally, I believe an emotional factor pushing you there.”

“John clearly has a savior complicated, and he is very snug saving little women who’ve been damned to hell,” co-showrunner Phil Klemmer stated of John and Astra’s relationship. “And it is simply been enjoyable to instantly put him on his heels with [Astra being] like, ‘I do know I am a little woman, I are not looking for saving, if you wish to repair your self do this by yourself time, however I am doing nice down right here.’ And it is similar to, ‘I did not undergo all the difficulty of surviving simply to have you ever pluck me out of right here, in a place that now I am acclimated to this world the place I am a shark, I swim with sharks and if that retains you from sleeping at evening John, that is your downside, I am unable to make it easier to.'”

Legends of Tomorrow airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on The CW.

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