As the first season of Arrow comes to a close Wednesday (8/7c, The CW), TV Guide Magazine targets scene stealer Colin Donnell.
With Arrow's first season finale airing Wednesday at 8/7c, TVGuide.com thought it would be a good time to look back at The CW's super series as a whole, and see if they heeded our original advice on how to make a show about DC Comics' emerald archer work.
12 things Arrow can learn from Smallville, Buffy and more!
Last summer, we gathered a list of 12 things that Arrow should and shouldn't do in order to be a successful series based on tried-and-true heroic formats, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Green Lantern, Batman Begins and superhero predecessor Smallville. Let's take a look and see if they listened:
With the Undertaking drawing near, Oliver is in the worst place he could be to save The Glades: Malcolm Merlyn's captivity.
In Arrow's penultimate episode, Oliver (Stephen Amell) set his sights on Malcolm (John Barrowman), unaware that his former best friend's father is actually the Dark Archer who once defeated him. Now, make that twice. Will Oliver be able to free himself from Merlyn and stop the Dark Archer's evil plans of leveling The Glades? TVGuide.com turned to executive producers Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg for an in-depth interview on the finale, including Oliver and Laurel's (Katie Cassidy) future, a new side of Detective Lance (Paul Blackthorne) and a Thea (Willa Holland) moment that may make fanboys happy:
Oliver Queen might not be the only green superhero on Arrow.
As The CW's super series heads towards its first season finale, Oliver (Stephen Amell) will work against the clock during the island flashbacks to prevent Fyers (Sebastian Dunn) from fulfilling his mission of shooting down a Ferris Air jetliner. Yes, the same Ferris Air that's generally equated to Hal Jordan's Green Lantern.
Arrow finale first look: Oliver's identity revealed?!
Even though producers have vowed...
Throughout its first season, Arrow has used flashbacks to show Oliver's growth from playboy millionaire to vigilante after being stranded on an island for five years. But what about his time before the island?