Will Brandon Routh Get His Own Superhero TV Series as the Atom?

Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer

That story is really in the headline. As part of the CW upfront television presentations, there was brief mention from Flash and Arrow show runners Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Marc Guggenheim that “they’re in ‘very early talks’ on the ‘very general idea’ of an Atom series”. I hope it happens!

Brandon Routh has been playing Ray Palmer, super-smart corporate head, on the third season of Arrow. Comic fans are expecting him to soon become the Atom, superhero able to shrink.

Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer

Previously, Routh came to attention playing Superman in the 2006 Superman Returns. He has also appeared in comic book films Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and Dylan Dog: Dead of Night.

The CW was promoting its superhero shoes to the TV critics and reporters, with a display of costumes, as shown in these tweets from Alan Sepinwall:

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