Arrow boss explains shock original character exit

first_imgArrow boss explains shock original character exitArrow said goodbye to one of the series’ original characters last night, and The CW show’s bosses have now confirmed that her exit is permanent.Thea Queen (Willa Holland) left during the episode after The Thanatos Guild – created by her father – arrived to seek the map to an ancient power. READ MOREArrow Boss Opens Up About Original Cast Member’s Long-Planned Exit, Including the ‘Most Painful’ Part of ItThe CW’s Arrow this Thursday bid adieu to one of its original cast members, when a new threat led one of the heroes to leave Star City. Twitter Advertisement Setting the stage for the send-off: Some Merlyn family chickens came home to roost when The Thanatos Guild, a rogue offshoot of the League of Assassins, surfaced in Star City to track down a mysterious box that Malcolm, their former Demon’s Head, had left behind. In their pursuit, the Guild squarely targeted Malcolm’s daughter Thea. And though Team Arrow was able to neutralize the imminent threat, they in doing so realized that Malcolm had discovered three Lazarus Pits, that needed to be dealt. Thea decided it was her responsibility to find and destroy them — and her recently resurfaced longtime love, Roy Harper, volunteered to go along for the wild ride. READ MOREArrow boss on that shocking cast departureArrow bid farewell to original character Thea Queen on Thursday — and EW can now reveal that Willa Holland is officially departing the CW super show as a series regular.After being encouraged by Oliver (Stephen Amell) to find happiness with Roy (Colton Haynes), Thea (Holland) planned to leave town. But her happily ever after was quickly crashed by the arrival of The Thanatos Guild, the successor to the League of Assassins that was created by her father Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman) before his death.With the Guild seeking a map to an ancient power, Thea suited up for one final time — with Roy alongside her in a New 52-esque Arsenal costume — only to discover an even larger threat. So instead of getting a quiet happy ending, Roy and Thea decide to leave town alongside Nyssa (Katrina Law) to track down and destroy what is revealed to be three new Lazarus Pits around the world. READ MOREArrow Is Recruiting a Few Familiar Favorites for the End of Season 6Duncan Jones discusses the Prez movie that was never to be. Carol Danvers gets her ‘90s looks on in new Captain Marvel set pictures. Black Panther’s composer is heading to Venom. Plus, a sneak peek at Yo-Yo’s new upgrade on Agents of SHIELD, and new footage from Incredibles 2 and Riverdale’s musical episode. Behold, spoilers!Duncan Jones tweeted he has reached out to DC Entertainment’s film department to probe interest in an adaptation of Prez, the 1970’s comic book series about the first teenage President of the United States (and revived for another take in 2015). According to Jones, “They didn’t even know they had it”. READ MORE‘Arrow’ Season Finale’s Arrowverse Crossover Means It’ll Be Very PersonalSeason finales are usually when TV shows do something drastic. The villain is defeated, a twist shocks the heroes, a character makes a big return, or someone dies, take your pick. Well, we now have reason to believe that the Arrow will be quite personal, with major ramifications for because the season finale is a mini-Arrowverse crossover.Former Arrow star Caity Lotz, who currently stars on Legends of Tomorrow, is returning to Star City for the season finale of Arrow. Lotz shared the news on Twitter with an image of her as Sara Lance with stars Stephen Amell and David Ramsey during the second season, which is when she made her debut as Sara. Outside of the annual Arrowverse crossovers, Lotz last appeared on Season 4 Episode “Lost Souls” when she joined Team Arrow to save Ray Palmer from Damien Darhk. READ MORE ‘Arrow’ Says Farewell to an Original Series RegularAn original series regular is departing The CW’s Arrow. Willa Holland had been on a reduced episode count this season.Willa Holland, who has played Thea Queen/Speedy for six seasons, has exited the Greg Berlanti-produced DC Comics drama. Her last episode aired Thursday night and saw her character leave town in pursuit of righting her father’s wrongs. READ MORE LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Login/Register With: Facebook Advertisement Advertisementlast_img