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Marc Guggenheim says there’s been talk about having Booster Gold and Blue Beetle in the Arrowverse

December 15th, 2017 by Marc Comments

For a long time now we’ve been reporting periodically that Booster Gold and Blue Beetle might be heading to the Dc Cinematic Universe courtesy of Marc Guggenheim, the showrunner behind the Arrowverse (here, here and here).

But now Guggenheim is saying that they have also been considered to be part of the Arrowverse itself.

Speaking last week at ACE Comic Con in Long Island, Guggenheim was asked if the bumbling duo were ever considered for the Arrowverse since Kord Industries has been mentioned in Arrow and Ted Kord is the name of the Beetle’s alter-ego and his answer was surprisingly candid and could point to a future appearance: “I will say, both those characters [Booster Gold and Blue Beetle] are characters we’ve talked about.

“Originally Ray Palmer, who was introduced on Arrow, he was supposed to be Ted Kord and we went another way. So, you know, Booster and Blue Beetle, all the ‘B’ characters really, we’re always talking about but nothing I can announce or speak to at the moment.”

Of course, don’t forget that there are other connections to the shows that could point to the duo appearing down the line. In the comics Rip Hunter, the man who put together the Legends of Tomorrow in the TV shows, is the son of Booster Gold and, given that time travel is now a big part of both Legends of Tomorrow and The Flash and Booster is a time traveller, we’d be surprised if there wasn’t a meeting of some form down the line.

Isn’t it great having a universe on the TV where we can even HAVE conversations like this? Yes. Yes it is.

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….