Andrew Kreisberg

On the set: Everything you need to know about the Flash-Supergirl crossover

“This is crazy. What are we doing? What are we wearing? Where are we? This is so cool.”

That was the reaction Melissa Benoist recalls upon filming the first take of the long-awaited crossover episode between The CW’s runaway hit The Flash and CBS’ promising newcomer Supergirl. As the Girl of Steel, Benoist has had 17 episodes of flying on wires and battling alien baddies under her cape. But it’s still quite a sight standing opposite former Glee castmate Grant Gustin in Flash’s maroon leather suit 
on location in downtown Los Angeles, where the superfriends prepare to battle a duo of silver-­haired villains hell-bent on Supergirl’s destruction. So just how did the Scarlet Speedster and the Maiden of Might cross paths? In short, superspeed. But let’s go back to the beginning …

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The Flash boss answers burning questions

The Reverse-Flash is back, and with him, a whole new set of questions — “How?!” being the main one. As Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) prepares to face the man that not only killed his mother, but also turned him into the man he is today, EW turned to executive producer Andrew Kreisberg to get some answers to The Flash fans’ burning questions:

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The Flash boss teases Earth-2, hunt for Zoom and more

Barry Allen is going to have his hands full when The Flash returns on Tuesday night.

Not only is Barry (Grant Gustin) facing new villain The Turtle (Aaron Douglas), pondering whether to tell Patty (Shantel VanSanten) his secret, and dealing with the West family drama after the introduction of future Kid Flash Wally West (Keiynan Lonsdale), but there’s the increasingly growing pressure of taking on Zoom. It’s that last danger that will soon send Team Flash over to Earth-2, where they’re face off with some very familiar faces. EW caught up with executive producer Andrew Kreisberg to find out what’s coming next:

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Supergirl: Will National City embrace its new superhero?

Though Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist) made a heroic first impression in the Supergirl pilot by saving a plane full of helpless passengers, National City’s newest superhero hasn’t quite gained the same popularity as her famed cousin after a number of mishaps around town. But that will all change as the Girl of Steel begins to hone her powers.

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The Flash postmortem: Scoop on that shocking West family reveal

Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Tuesday’s episode of The Flash. Read at your own risk!

While Team Flash was busy finding a new Firestorm match for Stein (Victor Garber) — welcome to the Berlanti-verse, Franz Drameh — Iris West (Candince Patton) put on her investigative hat during Tuesday’s episode of The Flash and discovered the truth behind her mother Francine’s (Vanessa Williams) sudden reappearance in town.

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