The writer’s rooms for the next round of Arrowverse shows have begun to assemble and according to producer Marc Guggenheim, the next crossover between the four Arrowverse shows is something we should be excited for.
Producer Marc Guggenheim recently confirmed with Entertainment Weekly that he would soon be meeting with fellow producers Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg to begin laying the groundwork for this season’s crossover, which will see the heroes from Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow team up to fight a big threat.
“You know, believe it or not, we’ve had discussions about it. I think this is the earliest that we’ve ever had a discussion about our crossovers,” Guggenheim said. “In fact, next week Greg, Andrew and I are going to sit down and sort of have our first official meeting about it. But…stay tuned, if we end up doing what we’re talking about doing, it’s going to be pretty cool.”
Needless to say, Guggenheim is “really, really excited” to take on this year’s crossover. The excitement comes at a cost, however, as Guggenheim went on to discuss how shooting the crossovers is one of the most challenging objectives they face.
“Every year we feel the pressure and I do feel like each crossover has topped the previous one. Topping last year’s [crossover] is a high bar, if for no other reason than what do you do that is bigger than aliens?” reflected Guggenheim. “We got some, I think, very, very exciting ideas. I would say, very early on in the process in actually doing last year’s crossover, Greg said that ‘there’s probably no way to get bigger than aliens’.”
Guggenheim says that to make this year’s crossover more epic than the ‘Invasion!’ crossover of last year, they need to turn the emotions displayed within the show to eleven.
“The best way to make this year’s crossover especially epic is, if you can’t increase the bombast, increase the emotional stakes and the emotional
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