Legends of Tomorrow is making a leap to “Star City 2046,”(unexpectedly, we learned last week when Chronos damaged the Waverider), and promos have teased a future Green Arrow as well as a Connor Hawke. But with so many members of the Legends team, there are always several stories going on at once, and in this exclusive clip from tonight’s episode, we get a little glimpse of how Heat Wave (Dominic Purcell) and Captain Cold (Wentworth Miller) are spending their time in future Star City:
Much of Legends so far has been focused on Captain Cold, a.k.a. Leonard Snart (as well it should be!) so until “Fail-Safe,” we hadn’t seen Heat Wave / Mick Rory get much of his own storyline yet. But in that hour, not only did Mick get hold of a lighter that captivated him endlessly, we also got a glimpse of some pretty extensive burn scarring. Is that from his own experiences with pyromania, or something that was done to him by someone else? Mick also shared some great moments with Brandon Routh‘s Ray Palmer, carrying him out on his shoulders even against Leo’s advice.
So in this clip from “Star City 2046,” it’s nice to see Mick and Leo not only getting a chance to team up again and use their guns (which hasn’t happened much recently, and notably), but also getting a chance for Mick to develop a little more as a character. Him taking out the boss and taking over his gang (along with a fur coat!) was fantastic and understated, with some great humor to accompany it. This episode looks like it should be a lot of fun.
Legends of Tomorrow airs Thursday nights on the CW, and he sure to check back after the episode for Evan Valentine’s recaps. Here’s the official synopsis for “Star City 2046”
THE TEAM ENCOUNTERS A VERY DIFFERENT OLIVER QUEEN – When a malfunction sends the Waverider crashing into 2046 Star City, our heroes face a startling version of their own future where they never stop Savage (guest star Casper Crump) and never return home. The city is in ruins and overrun by criminals, which thrills Rory (Dominic Purcell). Sara (Caity Lotz) is despondent over the destruction of her home and stunned when she learns what happened to her old friend, Oliver Queen (guest star Stephen Amell). Steve Shill directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Ray Utarnachitt. The episode will air on February 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.