We'd all prefer a world in which Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) could just relax on the couch with his wife and son while eating ice cream for dinner and never ever, ever getting hurt, but that's not in the cards for Arrow Season 7.
Stephen Amell posted a short video to Twitter Tuesday afternoon that previews the scrapes Oliver will be getting into when the show returns Monday, Oct. 15. From the looks and sounds of things, they won't be pretty. "I've had more physically taxing days in the first four episodes of Season 7 than I've had for the entirety of certain seasons," Amell said. "Just getting the s--- kicked out of me every single day."
When Arrow returns, Oliver will be serving a life sentence in prison, a condition of the agreement he made with the FBI to turn himself in as the Green Arrow. Based on what we've seen in the Season 7 trailer, the inmates in Iron Heights haven't taken too kindly to Oliver's presence, attacking him in the shower and the prison yard. Considering the fact that he and Diggle (David Ramsey) were seen discussing Oliver's ability to not fight back in that same trailer, it makes sense that Amell would be getting the, ahem, stuffing kicked out of him in the first few episodes of the season.
Here's hoping Oliver doesn't spend the whole season in prison, or he'll be nothing but a bloody mess of bruises by the time the year's out!
Arrow returns Monday, Oct. 15 at 8/7c on The CW.
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