One of the new additions to Legends Of Tomorrow set to debut in Season 3 is Tala Ashe’s Zari Adrianna Tomaz, a futuristic heroine who also goes by the name of Isis.
Very little is known about how this new character will factor into the show, however some new details have finally come to light thanks to a recent panel at the TCA summer press tour.
Ashe was present for the event and revealed that her character actually ends up clashing with the Legends when they first meet. Additionally, she says that Zari will challenge the team to not just fix history, but to improve it.
"The Legends meet Zari in 2042, and 2042 is a pretty bleak dystopian police state. Zara is speaking truth to power in the ways that she can; one of those ways is that she’s a hacktivist. She encounters the Legends and there’s a philosophical challenge there because she sees they’re going to fix these anachronisms in history, but she’s living in a time that’s so bleak and terrible, so she challenges the Legends… to improve history and not just fix history. So there will be some tension there. She’s also very guarded because of what she has to do in her world, so she’s reticent to go into the fold of the Legends at first."
Executive producer Phil Klemmer also adds that Zari will present a rather unique perspective that will challenge the Legends in their mission to fix the anachronisms spread throughout time.
"We want somebody to bring a new point of view. Everybody has to have a distinct voice or you lose yourself in the scene. For us, we want to change the dynamic on the ship because it’s a family story. It makes it really interesting to invite somebody in who has a totally different perspective. The fact that [the] character is from the future as well is also what makes [her] really interesting because our Legends have gotten a little, not smug, but they feel good about what they’re doing. But to have Zari come in and say, ‘All the history you’re fixing didn’t amount to anything for me,’ [it] forces the Legends to push themselves a little more."
DC's Legends Of Tomorrow returns for its third season on Tuesday, October 10th.
Source: Entertainment Weekly
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