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Tonight: “Arrow” 5th Season Premiere on The CW (10/5/2016)

Hey there readers, its once again time to aim your arrows at the target as the live action series featuring the Green Arrow continue with the 5th season of “Arrow” on The CW. Check out some details below and I will close up with some of my own thoughts.


The Premise/Recap:
In season four, Oliver becomes “Green Arrow”. He and his allies fight against the terrorist organization H.I.V.E., headed by the mystically enhanced Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough), who is attacking Star City (formerly Starling City). Over the season, John Diggle discovers that his brother Andy (Eugene Byrd) is alive and a H.I.V.E. soldier; Thea works alongside Oliver under the alias “Speedy”, but struggles to control the blood-lust left with her following her resurrection; and learning of Thea’s encounter with the Lazarus Pit, Laurel struggles to bring back her sister Sara by the same method. Oliver’s life as Green Arrow and his his relationship with Felicity are complicated by his mayoral run and the revelation that he is father to a nine-year-old son. Oliver ultimately discovers that Damien plans on detonating nuclear weapons and ruling a new world over the Earth’s ashes. In flashbacks, Oliver returns to Lian Yu to infiltrate the organization known as Shadowspire on behalf of Amanda Waller, and has his first encounter with the mystical idol used by Darhk in the present-day narrative. (thanks Wiki).

The Cast:
Stephen Amell portrays Oliver Queen/The Arrow/Green Arrow
Katie Cassidy portrays Laurel Lance/Black Canary
David Ramsey portrays John Diggle/Spartan
Willa Holland portrays Thea Queen/Speedy
Paul Blackthorne portrays Detective Quentin Lance
Emily Bett Rickards portrays Felicity Smoak/Overwatch
Colton Haynes portrays Roy Harper/Arsenal
Manu Bennett portrays Slade Wilson/Deathstroke
John Barrowman portrays Malcolm Merlyn
Echo Kellum portrays Curtis Holt
Josh Segarra will portray Adrian Chase
Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramierez/Wild Dog
Chad L. Coleman as Tobias Church
Madison McLaughlin as Evelyn Sharp/Artemis
Tyler Ritter as Detective Malone
Carly Pope as Susan Williams
Joe Dinicol as Rory Regan / Ragman
Dolph Lundgren as Constantine Kovar
Cody Runnels as Derek Sampson
Wil Traval as Christopher Chance
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