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As Comic-Con International kicks off, The CW is ramping up its promotional effort for Arrow with the release of an action-packed new clip and behind-the-scenes photos from the upcoming superhero drama based on DC Comics’ Green Arrow.
The intense clip, which debuted at TVLine, features billionaire bad boy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) dealing decisively with his masked abductors shortly after returning to Starling City. Meanwhile, the photos, which arrive courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, showcase Amell and director David Nutter during filming if the show’s pilot. Check out a few of the photos here, and visit the trade paper’s website to see more.
Created by Green Lantern screenwriters Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim and Fringe co-executive producer Andrew Kreisberg, Arrow centers on Oliver Queen, a wealthy young bad boy who, after spending five years shipwrecked on an island, returns to Starling City with a mastery of the bow and a determination to make a difference.
Amell is joined by Colin Donnell as Tommy Merlyn, Katie Cassidy (Supernatural, Melrose Place) as Laurel Lance, David Ramsey (Dexter) as John Diggle, Willa Holland (The O.C.) as Thea Queen, with Susanna Thompson (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) as Moira Queen and Paul Blackthorne (24) as Detective Quentin Lance. Arrow premieres Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.