On Arrow, Starling City isn't really fond of Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) right now because of his mother — along with Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman) — are why half of The Glades was leveled during the Undertaking. But it's not just Oliver who will seek the public's support as he attempts to rebuild the city: Arrow will also need their help if he wants to be seen as a hero, not the killer vigilante they've come to know. Now that Ollie has sworn to go about being a hero a different way, will the city support the Arrow? TVGuide.com caught up with Amell to get the scoop on that, the true nature of Isabel Rochev (Summer Glau) and the super-powered elephant in the room (Hint: The Flash!):
When Arrow returns on Wednesday (8/7c on The CW), it will do so without its hero. In the wake of the Undertaking — in which an earthquake machine leveled half of The Glades — Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) has retreated to his own sanctuary ... and we're not talking about the Foundry. The emerald archer has ditched his hood for the safety of Lian Yu, the island where Oliver was marooned for five years of his life.
Exclusive: Arrow boss sets the record straight on Black Canary casting
It won't be long, however, before Oliver is pulled back into the world of Starling City, where his family name is now synonymous with mass murder. Will Oliver be able to be the hero that the ravaged city needs? Who might stand in his way? TVGuide.com caught up with executive producers Marc Guggenheim and Andrews Kreisberg to get the scoop on Season 2:
The CW has found its Flash.
Glee's Grant Gustin has landed the role of Flash alter ego Barry Allen, who will appear on Arrow before possibly heading up his own spin-off, TVGuide.com has learned.
The CW developing Arrow spin-off to feature the Flash
In the world of Arrow, Barry is...
Homeland star Navid Negahban has landed a guest-starring role on Arrow, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Best known for playing infamous villain Abu Nazir, Negahban will play...
Arrow surprised fans at Saturday's Comic-Con panel with a slew of scoop on the second season and a sneak peek that included a look at what's to come when Oliver (Stephen Amell) once again suits up.
The second season premiere, which will pick up five months after the earthquake, is titled "City of Heroes." "That's really what this season is about," executive producer Andrew Kreisberg said. "It's about Oliver becoming a hero. There's going to be a couple more heroes helping him out this season."
Get the latest Comic-Con news
In the sneak-peek trailer shown before the panel...