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By Mary     Apr 16, 2015     Arrow, Articles     0 Comments

If there’s two things we know about Oliver Queen, it’s that he needs to be in control of everything and hates having to depend on people. This season, Arrow has been concerned with exploring what exactly happens when Oliver encounters an existential threat (such as Ra’s al Ghul) that forces him to cede control and turn to others for help. To make matters worse for him, his teammates, who used to blindly follow his orders, are becoming more assertive and independent. And, Oliver reacts as anyone else would to losing control: He doubles down and tries to reassert his dominance, which has led to some not so likeable behavior. But, his behavior is understandable.

Thus, we arrive at tonight’s episode, which brings this theme into sharp relief. With Lance hot on his trails and his Arrow persona compromised, Oliver Queen has no other option, but to turn to others for help—which we know he hates. However, by the end of the episode, he’s definitely learned that depending on people isn’t such a bad thing, and that sometimes, he is the one who needs to be saved.

Last week’s episode ended with Roy, dressed as The Arrow, turning himself into the police to save Oliver. Tonight, we pick up right after he’s been arrested. Naturally, neither Oliver nor Lance is happy with this course of events. Lance is made even angrier when Laurel uses the law to get him to release Oliver. Newly freed, Oliver pays Roy a visit in an interrogation room and demands to know what the hell he was thinking. However, Roy doesn’t back down from his plan. Not only does he feel he deserves to go to prison for his crimes, but he also knows that the city needs Oliver more than it needs him. Oliver saved his life by bringing him onto the team, and now it’s his turn to repay the favor.

By Mary     Apr 16, 2015     Arrow, Gallery     0 Comments

Added screencaptures from last night episode.

GALLERY LINK:
– Screen Captures 3×19 – Broken Arrow

By Mary     Apr 16, 2015     Arrow, Video     0 Comments

By Mary     Apr 15, 2015     Arrow, Articles     0 Comments

Surprise: Roy Harper is the Arrow. Raise your hand if you believe him. Crickets?

Arrow fans won’t be the only one questioning Roy’s (Colton Haynes) sudden declaration that he’s Starling City’s hooded savior. Let’s not forget, Lance (Paul Blackthorne) already knows that Roy is Arsenal, so despite Roy’s bid to save Oliver (Stephen Amell), the dogged police captain will still be setting his sights on taking Ollie down.

Oliver, meanwhile, will try to protect his young protégé as the League of Assassins puts increasing pressure on the Emerald Archer to become the new Ra’s al Ghul—which, based on the recent promos, will soon come to fruition. Will Roy come out of this alive? And will Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) bid a special goodbye to the soon-to-be Heir to the Demon? EW caught up with executive producer Marc Guggenheim to get the scoop.

By Mary     Apr 15, 2015     Arrow, Articles     0 Comments

In this week’s “Arrow,” Oliver asks Ray for help taking on DC Comics villain Deathbolt (Jones). How is Ray feeling about him now that Oliver’s secret is out in the open?

I think he definitely feels like a bit of a fool, reacting the way he did, and that feeling is created because of the way Oliver ends the fight — his true nature really comes out, that he is not a crazed vigilante, that he’s an honorable man — and I think that allows Ray to have massive respect for him in that moment. And whatever has come between them, even in the world of Felicity, is forgiven because there’s no point in begrudging this guy, because in that moment Ray can see all that he’s done for the city and for Felicity and for Ray too.

How does Ray’s first official mission as a protector of Starling City go?

It definitely has hiccups… Ray, for as smart as he is, gets very excited and some problems and issues don’t get checked, and so thankfully, again, Oliver is there to help save the day. They really are forced to team up to combat this new threat to Starling City, because we don’t often get meta-humans in Starling and we’re posed with having to take care of this issue. Ray has a really cool suit, but he needs to be more than just a super-suit, and that’s where Oliver can come in, and I think they both get a bit of respect for each other in the next episode, so it’s a bonding episode.

What can you tease about what’s ahead for Ray and Team Arrow in the build-up to the season finale?

Ray continues to be a part of helping Team Arrow and spends a lot more time with everyone and is able to see the dynamics of how the team works, how a team does work, what is his role and even more, the interactions between Oliver and Felicity and how the relationships play out. Definitely all that becomes more evident to Ray and Ray’s journey progresses to wherever it’s going. [Laughs.]

“The Flash” airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. and “Arrow” airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on The CW.

Source: http://variety.com

By Mary     Apr 15, 2015     Arrow, Articles     0 Comments

Surprise: Roy Harper is the Arrow. Raise your hand if you believe him. Crickets?

Arrow fans won’t be the only one questioning Roy’s (Colton Haynes) sudden declaration that he’s Starling City’s hooded savior. Let’s not forget, Lance (Paul Blackthorne) already knows that Roy is Arsenal, so despite Roy’s bid to save Oliver (Stephen Amell), the dogged police captain will still be setting his sights on taking Ollie down.

Oliver, meanwhile, will try to protect his young protégé as the League of Assassins puts increasing pressure on the Emerald Archer to become the new Ra’s al Ghul—which, based on the recent promos, will soon come to fruition. Will Roy come out of this alive? And will Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) bid a special goodbye to the soon-to-be Heir to the Demon? EW caught up with executive producer Marc Guggenheim to get the scoop.

EW: Even though Roy has taken the fall for Oliver, is Lance still coming after Oliver?
MARC GUGGENHEIM: Yeah. It’s funny, after episode 18 aired, a lot of people were tweeting at me going, “Wait a minute, Lance already knew Roy was Arsenal. He’s not going to fall for this.” While not necessarily agreeing or disagreeing, that’s why I want to encourage people to check out episode 19, because we have not forgotten the fact that Lance is already aware that Roy is a different superhero. As a result, Lance is in possession of information that the rest of Starling City isn’t in possession of. How Lance reacts to the end of episode 18 is going to be very interesting in comparison to how the rest of the city reacts.

What kind of danger is Roy in now after taking the fall for Oliver and ending up in prison alongside many of the bad guys that Team Arrow put there in the first place?
I think those guys in prison are all really understanding. They knew that Roy had a job to do and they’re chill guys. They’re actually very nice and very misunderstood. I personally can’t see it working out as anything other than awesome, but I’ve also been known to been wrong before. [Laughs] It might turn out to be pretty complicated for poor Roy.

We know the cast had been tweeting about a possible goodbye, so should we be even more worried about Roy’s fate?
Purely judging from my Twitter feed, it seems like a lot of people are worried. You’re definitely going to want to watch 19, or not watch 19, as the case may be depending on how you feel about Roy. I’d definitely check it out. I will say the shot of the knife or the shiv being passed forward in prison didn’t bode too well. That was ominous.

What steps might Oliver take to try to protect Roy?
Oliver’s first instinct is to try to break Roy out of prison, but there’s a whole lot of practical reasons why that isn’t a good idea and isn’t even possible. As Felicity says to Oliver in episode 19, she’s seen him do a lot of amazing things, but breaking someone out of prison seems a little bit beyond his capabilities.

Based on the promos depicting Oliver in the League of Assassins garb, he’ll be accepting Ra’s al Ghul’s offer. Can you talk about how that changes not just his mission, but him as a person and the show moving forward?
When you watch episodes 18 and 19 back to back, you’ll see that we well and truly blow up the franchise. Then in episode 20, Oliver really has no choice but to join the League. The show really becomes a different show. In fact, we just recorded a new saga sell for episode 21 because the old saga sell became obsolete. I really just mention to explain how fundamentally different the show is in its final three episodes of the season.

I’m sure Oliver’s hand is forced and he has to join the League, but will he try to find the best in it?
I don’t want to say one way or the other because part of the fun of the final three episodes is discovering life in the League through Oliver’s eyes and experiencing what Oliver experiences. There’s quite a few changes, twists and turns over the course of those last three episodes that I’d rather let people be surprised by.

How does Team Arrow feel about Oliver leaving them?
That’s probably the big emotional journey and story. Dealing with the emotional fallout of Oliver joining the League is really the essence of episode 21. It’s very much a Team Arrow-centric episode, as you’d might expect, as everyone has to come to grips with what Oliver has done.

We saw in the promo that Oliver and Felicity appear to be hooking up. Is that a goodbye hookup?
They appear to be hooking up. Honestly, I really don’t want to spoil it. I want the promo to speak for itself and I like the fact that people are speculating about: Is it a goodbye? Is it a dream? Is it a hallucination? What’s going on? On Arrow, the one thing that is consistent is that it’s incredibly inconsistent and hopefully always doing something unexpected and surprising. Things can happen on Arrow that happen in a way that’s very different than what is necessarily suggested by the promos, in some instances.

Arrow airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.

Source: http://www.ew.com

By Mary     Apr 14, 2015     Arrow, Video     0 Comments


By Mary     Apr 09, 2015     Arrow     0 Comments

Oliver (Stephen Amell) goes through a rigorous transformation. The League of Assassins sets their sites on Nyssa (guest star Katrina Law), who is back in Starling City training Laurel (Katie Cassidy). When Nyssa realizes they are coming, she arms up to face them alone but Laurel asks Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) and Diggle (David Ramsey) to help protect her new friend.

By Mary     Apr 06, 2015     Arrow, Articles     0 Comments

With members of The CW’s Arrow and The Flash production teams floating between conventions this weekend, there’s plenty of talk going around about the series, the future of the CWverse (since they’re currently shooting season finales) and, of course, the planned spinoff that will feature The Atom, Firestorm, Rip Hunter, Hawkgirl and more.

Both Arrow star Stephen Amell and executive producer Andrew Kreisberg were quizzed on the upcoming series, with Amell giving a few concrete details while Kreisberg stuck mostly to generalities.

“I would imagine that I will be appearing on all three shows,” said Amell during a panel at Fan Expo Canada. “I would imagine that we will be sprinkling characters in. I know that there’s a plan for one character who originated on Arrow and is not one of the main characters on the new spinoff to sort of hover between all three shows and that will be their job, so to speak. So you’ll see a lot of interconnectivity next year.”

Technically, of course, he’ll be appearing in at least four series, since he and The Flash star Grant Gustin will both appear on the animated Vixen series for CW Seed, which is set in the same world as their live-action shows.

Source: http://comicbook.com

By Mary     Apr 03, 2015     Arrow     0 Comments

Ra’s al Ghul (guest star Matt Nable) finally makes Oliver (Stephen Amell) an offer he can’t refuse. The team joins Oliver on his journey to Nanda Parbat where a heartbroken Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) decides to take matters into her own hands.