Stephen Amell is sad to see Willa Holland leave 'Arrow', but "respects" her decision to move on.
'Arrow' fans were hit with some big news this week, as it was revealed Willa Holland would be leaving the series - and her role of Thea Queen - behind for good. The character was one created for television, bringing a family dynamic to the Green Arrow hero that hadn't been seen on the pages of his comic books. For the most part however, it was one that truly worked and served to bring all new layers and elements to one of The CW's most successful shows.
Stephen Amell is sad to see Willa Holland leave the 'Arrowverse'
Holland is said to have wanted to quit 'Arrow' ever since the fourth season, and now six seasons deep, she's finally pulling the plug. Hoping to maintain a sense of professionalism within the show and keeping on good terms with everybody both in front of and behind the 'Arrow' cameras, nobody can deny that Holland has given a lot to ensure her leaving is something that works for the entire franchise.
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Stephen Amell thinks that his show 'Arrow' will eventually become one with 'Black Lightning' in a special crossover.
Stephen Amell has some big plans for the future of the 'Arrowverse', admitting that he thinks his show 'Arrow' will eventually crossover with 'Black Lightning', despite the two superhero series taking place in completely different worlds. Crossovers between CW superhero shows have worked so well in the past, with 'The Flash', 'Supergirl', and 'Legends of Tomorrow' all coming together, that it seemed strange when the network announced 'Black Lightning' would be completely separate.
Stephen Amell hopes for an 'Arrow' and 'Black Lightning' crossover in the future
Away from the multiverse, or 'Arrowverse' as it has been christened, 'Black Lightning' has been able to cement itself as a force to be reckoned with in its own right. Cress Williams does a brilliant job of bringing the titular crime fighter, aka Jefferson Pierce to life, and the cast are all incredibly compelling in their performances.
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Stephen Amell, who plays DC superhero Green Arrow, has hinted at a return for Colin Donnell to The CW series 'Arrow'.
'Arrow' is one of the most popular shows The CW has ever seen, and for good reason. For almost six full seasons to-date, the series has told the story of Oliver Queen, aka DC Comics superhero Green Arrow, and how the character has evolved both as a person and a crimefighter throughout the years. Stephen Amell is the man to bring the hero to life, and has done a brilliant job of working his way into the hearts of viewers across the globe.
Stephen Amell takes on the leading role of Oliver Queen in 'Arrow'
Still going strong, 'Arrow' has of course seen some jaw-dropping moments throughout its time, and one of those came right in the first season, when fan-favourite character Tommy Merlyn, played by Colin Donnell, was killed off as a result of actions by his villainous father Malcolm (John Barrowman).
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The show won't be seeing an addition from the Dark Knight any time soon.
Kicking off one of the most successful superhero universes the small screen has ever seen, The CW's 'Arrow' is a show that has really gone through the motions. Whether it's at its highest high or dealing with being trashed by viewers, it's survived each and every turn and looks to continue on into the distant future.
Marc Guggenheim serves as showrunner on 'Arrow'
Stephen Amell leads the series in the titular role of Oliver Queen, also known as the vigilante crime fighter, the Green Arrow. Working alongside a close-knit team, he's helped introduce the 'Arrowverse' to a series of other heroes such as The Flash and Black Canary, but his journey isn't one that's been without tragedy. People have died and made huge sacrifices along the way, and that's something that sticks with Oliver.
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The actor thinks he has the most screen time out of all the heroes involved.
One of the biggest parts of the Arrowverse that fans most look forward to each year is the annual crossover event, which sees the leading stars from 'Arrow', 'Supergirl', 'The Flash' and 'Legends of Tomorrow' come together, usually to save the world in some capacity. That looks set to continue this year, in a narrative subtitled 'Crisis on Earth-X' and the promise of more characters from the Arrowverse featuring than ever before.
Stephen Amell stars as Oliver Queen in the Arrowverse
Exactly what will go down in the crossover remains to be seen, but it looks as if 'Crisis' will be an event that dwarfs the scale of all that have come before it. This is going to be one of television's biggest four-hour stories, and actor Stephen Amell, who plays Oliver Queen aka the superhero, Green Arrow, seems to be very excited.
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The actor says Oliver Queen is "totally out" of Team Arrow following the latest episode's revelation.
'Arrow' delivered one of its biggest game-changing twists of all time this week in the US, when the latest episode of the DC superhero series aired on The CW and saw Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) take a step back from his crime-fighting role as the Green Arrow, passing the torch to his close friend John Diggle (David Ramsey).
Stephen Amell's character Oliver Queen has fought crime as the Green Arrow
Having watched Queen for five seasons to-date under the hood, battling enemies in a variety of different outfits as his character evolved and developed, not many saw the change to the hero coming, but it's one that could revitalise the series entirely.
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The actor has also "tried to up the charm factor" as Mayor Oliver Queen.
Following its season 6 premiere, 'Arrow' seems to be continuing to ride a wave of success that saw the series brought back from the brink during its fifth season run. In seasons 3 and 4 that had come before that, an extremely vocal portion of fans and critics weren't too impressed by what the show was bringing to the small screen but fortunately, all of that seems to have now changed.
Stephen Amell is excited about this week's episode of 'Arrow' in the US
Writing, performances and the direction in which the show is going were all praised, and so now it's up to the viewers to stick with the series and ensure that viewing figures are kept up if they want to see more 'Arrow' in the future.
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The actor says his character "respects" the villain too much to kill him.
Held captive by Anthony Ivo on the Amazo and meeting Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) there, Anatoly Knyazev (David Nykl) formed a close bond with the future Green Arrow. That all looks set to change with 'Arrow' season 6 however, as the former friend is making a comeback, but proving to be a troublesome adversary for the skilled archer.
Stephen Amell will return as the Green Arrow in 'Arrow' season 6
Having slipped into the criminal underworld, serving only himself and hoping to further his power whenever possible, Anatoly is now a corrupted man with a heavy cross to bear. Exactly how Oliver will deal with his return remains to be seen, but it's going to be very interesting to see how their past relationship plays into the upcoming scenes in season 6.
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The actor only wants a small role in the long-running CW series.
Stephen Amell is somebody who's willing to put his neck out and campaign for motions and events in the television shows he loves and is a part of, in a way that would usually be left to each show's certain fan base. Showing his passion for the DC TV universe whilst leading 'Arrow' in the role of Oliver Queen, he has in the past gone on record saying he has hopes that his show could crossover with fellow CW network series, 'Supernatural'.
Stephen Amell is a firm favourite at San Diego Comic Con
Heading into its 13th season, 'Supernatural' has followed the journey of the Winchester brothers Dean and Sam, played by Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki respectively. Going through its ups and downs, the series shows no signs of slowing down despite first making its debut in 2005. So, could the show potentially crossover with 'Arrow' in the future?
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The series seemed to go through a rejuvenation in season 5.
Going through some major ups and downs in its five seasons to-date, 'Arrow' will return next month for its sixth season after going through what many fans thought was a welcome rejuvenation in season 5. With Stephen Amell in the driving seat as Oliver Queen aka Green Arrow, the show has managed to make the DC Comics hero a household name.
Stephen Amell as Green Arrow in season 4 of 'Arrow'
In seasons 3 and 4 of the show however, strange storylines that sometimes bordered on the ridiculous almost lost the series a huge chunk of its fanbase. Pulling them back with a fifth season that was more like the original two, and with the return of popular villain Slade Wilson aka Deathstroke (Manu Bennett), things seem to be right on track for 'Arrow' once more.
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Cassandra Jean, Mavi Alexandra Jean Amell , Stephen Amell - 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows' World Premiere at Madison Square Garden at Madison Square Garden - New York, New York, United States - Monday 23rd May 2016