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Official looks at Harbinger, Pariah and the Anti-Monitor from The CW’s Crisis On Infinite Earths

October 19th, 2019 by Marc Comments

With The CW’s Crisis On Infinite Earths mere weeks away, we have now got our first official looks at three of the new – although played by familiar faces – biggest players in the DC universe.

First up, thanks to TVLine, we have our first look at Audrey Marie Anderson, who plays Lyla in Arrow, as another version of Lyla, known as Harbinger in the comics.

In the crisis comics Lyla was an orphan raised by the Monitor who helped him find and train heroes to stand against the Anti-Monitor (more about him soon). She is called Harbinger because she has the ability to create doppelgängers… could this be a hint as to how Anti-Monitor will be defeated and heroes like Arrow and Flash saved?

Anyway, here’s how Anderson will look in the role:

Courtesy of KSiteTV we have our first look at Tom Cavanaugh as Pariah AKA Kell Massoa from The CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths.

In the comics Kell Mossa is a scientist from another Earth whose experiments result in the release of the Anti-Monitor, a being hellbent on destroying every universe it can; Mossa calls himself Pariah (for obvious reasons) and is blessed/cursed with the ability to travel universes, seeing the carnage the Anti-Monitor brings with him.

Having Cavanaugh play the character is a start move, given that the actor is not stranger to playing different roles every season in The Flash.

Here’s how he looks as the sympathetic Pariah:

And finally, the main villain of the story… the Anti-Monitor.

The Anti-Monitor will be played, as the Monitor will be again, by LaMonica Garrett.

In the comics the Monitor and the Anti-Monitor have “been around since the creation of the multiverse and represent the positive matter and anti-matter universes, respectively.”

In an ancient battle the duo were knocked out and forgotten about until they were awoken by Pariah (above) and now the Anti-Monitor consumes positive universes to maintain his power, while The Monitor trains heroes to stand against his devastation.

Here’s how he will look in the crossover courtesy of EW:

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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….