'The Elongated Man' Stretches Onto 'The Flash'
Warner Bros. Television announced today that actor Hartley Sawyer will be stepping into the recurring role of Dibny, better known as the Elongated Man, next season on the hit #DCTV series.
Described as one of the Flash's most iconic allies, Ralph Dibnyóa.k.a. The Elongated Manóis a fast-talking private investigator with investigative skills that rival those of Batman. Upon discovering he has the power to stretch his body to any shape or form, Dibny uses his new abilities to help Team Flash solve one of Central City's greatest mysteries.
In the comics, Dibny developed as a private eye after he struck out on his own, but itís fitting that heís making his live action debut on The Flash. The character first debuted in 1960ís THE FLASH #112, where he became a supporting character in the comic before later appearing in DETECTIVE COMICS and eventually joining the big league as a member of the JLA. He also played a key role (along with his wife, Sue Dibny) in 2004ís impactful IDENTITY CRISIS.
The Elongated Manís abilities are all in his nameóhe can alter and contort the shape of his body to make it longer, larger, flatter, or just about any other shape imaginable. Combine that with his brilliant detective skills and heís likely to become a powerful new ally to the Scarlet Speedster.
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