In since-deleted postings on social media on Friday night, actor Dominic Purcell says he’s ‘walking away’ from his role as Mick Rory, aka Heatwave, on The CW’s “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”.
Variety reports that in an updated caption on Saturday, he claimed the original post was that he needed a laugh “and the press went nuts”.
However, he maintains he’s still leaving the series saying: “Yes I am leaving @cw_legendsoftomorrow but will come back periodically. It’s a handshake deal with my boss Phil Klemmer. I don’t have a beef with studio @warnerbrostv.”
Purcell’s original announcement suggested the decision came out of some sort of bureaucratic conflict, but the original posting also thanked the show for the experience and said “much love to all. It’s not lost on me how very fortunate