Stephen Amell

Move over, Justin Hartley: Stephen Amell is stealing your arrows. The actor has landed the leading role in The CW's Arrow, a modern retelling of the Green Arrow's adventures, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Deadline first reported the news.

Similar to Bruce Wayne's Batman, Oliver Queen's Green Arrow has no otherworldly superpowers. The playboy-by-day, archer-by-night just has a knack for crime-fighting, archery and martial arts. He is also independently wealthy and has easy access to advanced technologies. Good to be him!

Hartley previously played the emerald archer on The CW's Smallville.

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Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg will executive-produce the pilot, which will be directed by David Nutter.

Amell previously appeared on The CW's The Vampire Diaries and 90210. Most recently he played a paramedic and love interest for Violet on Private Practice and also recurred on Hung.