The CW has cancelled DC’s Legends of Tomorrow after seven seasons. The series, which debuted in 2016, has ended after a long journey. Unlike Supergirl, which got a proper send-off, Legends ended on a cliffhanger.
Co-showrunner and executive producer Keto Shimizu confirmed the news on Twitter Friday evening, writing: “Well, folks. It’s been an incredible run. However, the CW has let us know that there will be no Season 8 of #LegendsOfTomorrow. We are heartbroken but also immensely grateful for the amazing work our cast, crew and writers have contributed to the little show that could.”
Shimizu’s statement continued: “Thank you to our fans; your love and passion for our strange band of misfits have made every break, every script, every daily, every cut and every mix worth all the hard work. We see you, we love you, and you’ll always have a place on the Waverider.”
Legends of Tomorrow was set in the Arrowverse and featured characters from Arrow and The Flash based on the DC characters. It’s possible that we could still see some of the characters appear in The Flash, which was renewed for a ninth season.
Legends stars Caity Lotz, Olivia Swann, Lisseth Chavez, Adam Tsekhman, Tala Ashe, Shayan Sobhian and Amy Pemberton.
There have been several cast changes over the years, with Caity Lotz, who plays Sara Lance/White Canary, the only original cast member left from season one.
Wentworth Miller starred in the first and second season (and returned for the 100th episode). Arthur Darvill, who played Rip Hunter, left after season three but also returned for the 100th episode along with other OG Legends, Professor Stein (Victor Garber), Jefferson Jackson/Firestorm (Franz Drameh), and Ray Palmer/The Atom (Brandon Routh). Dominic Purcell, who played Mick Rory/Heat Wave, left after season six. Matt Ryan’s Constantine, who originally started in his own NBC show, became a series regular in Season 4 through Season 6.
The CW renewed several series, including The Flash, Superman &Louis, Lois Kung Fu, Nancy Drew, Riverdale, All American, and Walker. But there were more that have yet to be renewed, such as freshman series 4400, Naomi and All American: Homecoming, and longer running shows such as Dynasty, which is in its fifth season and Charmed and Legacies, which are in their fourth seasons.