Stephanie Corneliussen (“Mr. Robot”) and Peter Francis James (“Law & Order”) have joined the cast of The CW’s upcoming superhero spin-off series “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”.
James will play an original character named Dr. Aldus Boardman who will first appear in the “Arrow” crossover episode. In the synopsis he’s a University professor who has devoted his life to researching the story of Chayara (Hawkgirl) and Prince Khufu (Hawkman) and their link to Vandal Savage.
Corneliussen will star as DC Comics villainess Valentina Vostok, a gifted Soviet physicist who will stop at nothing to defend her motherland. The Legends encounter her at the height of the Cold War and suspect she’s working for Vandal Savage. It’s unclear if she’ll become Negative Woman like the character in the comics.
The casting comes hot on the heels of a new promo for The CW’s upcoming second season of “The Flash” which showcases the meeting of two different versions of The Flash – Jay Garrick and Barry Allen.