While the fallout from 'Arrow' season 2's big revelation that the 'Flash' himself will speed through Starling City hasn't quite dissipated, the acclaimed CW/DC drama has added itself another recognizable genre star for the second year. 'Orphan Black' star Dylan Bruce will make his presence known when 'Arrow' returns for a second season on October 9, but will he be Oliver's next target? And what new details of 'Flash' have emerged alongside him?
Before setting foot at Comic-Con 2013, The CW's 'Arrow' has already given us some fantastic teases of the DC drama's second season, most notably that 'Firefly' alum Summer Glau will play an adapted version of Green Arrow villain Isabel Rochev. While we wait for news and a new sizzle reel of the October premiere, however, what does executive producer Marc Guggenheim have to say of the 'Arrow' season 2 big bad that follows Malcolm Merlyn?
The other day brought the incredible news that CW superhero drama 'Arrow' had tapped geek icon Summer Glau to portray a major DC-based villain for the upcoming second season, but it seems an extra tidbit has leaked in advance of the blockbuster series' Comic-Con 2013 panel, specifically the October 9 premiere title and a new character complicating matters for Laurel (Katie Cassidy).
From the moment The CW's 'Arrow' began development, it was clear to DC Comics fans that the show looked to infuse Christopher Nolan's more gritty take on 'Batman Begins' with Green Arrow's surging popularity, organized on a TV budget. Those Nolan influences were continually felt in both tone and homage throughout the show's first season, but will the breakout CW hit change its tone in season 2?
For as much as we enjoyed the first season of The CW's 'Arrow,' and look forward to the wealth of DC characters to be introduced in season 2 (and potentially this summer at Comic-Con), one lingering mystery bugged us: How did Floyd "Deadshot" Lawton (Michael Rowe) survive his initial encounter with Oliver Queen, and what role will he have to play in season 2?
For its many highs and occasional lows, The CW's 'Arrow' delivered an engaging and well-plotted season, so we're eager to see more of it this fall. Details are light on what new challenges Oliver Queen will face in year two, but did you know a major scene was cut from season 1 finale "Sacrifice" that set up two characters' paths in season 2? Find out what we missed from 'Arrow's first season finale inside!
Less than a week has gone by since 'Arrow's' first season finale "Sacrifice," and already fans of the CW superhero drama are eager for a taste of Oliver Queen's next adventures. The finale had only so much time to set up plot points for a second season, so what new villains and DC characters can comic book fans expect to see brought to life for 'Arrow' season 2? Get the inside scoop on next year's big bads inside!
The CW's 'Arrow' closed its first season on a high note with last night's "Sacrifice," though the episode was not without great personal cost to the series, and Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) himself. The series has been set to return for a second season next fall, so what does executive producer Marc Guggenheim have to say about Oliver's season 2 trials? And might there be a chance of survival for any of the finale's heartbreaking deaths?
‘Arrow’ lets loose its last episode with its twenty-third and final outing of the season “Sacrifice,” as Oliver desperately tries to thwart Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman)'s plans to destroy the Glades, while Tommy decides between his friend and his father amid Tommy's memories of fighting Edward Fyers.
Previous ‘Arrow’ episode “Darkness on the Edge of Town” saw Oliver investigating both Malcolm Merlyn and his mother’s involvement in the Undertaking, while Thea and Roy (Colton Haynes) attempted to get close to the vigilante, and Edward Fyers revealed his past island plans. So, what does the twenty-third episode of ‘Arrow’ bring? Does the finale hit the same bulls-eye as the first 22 installments?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Arrow’s first season finale, “Sacrifice!”
While The CW busies itself with other announcements, we're less than a week away from 'Arrow's' first season finale "Sacrifice," culminating the season-long Undertaking arc and finally pitting Oliver Queen against Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman), but how much epic action can we expect? Check out 'Arrow's' full-length season finale trailer to find out inside!