Some casting news for The Green Arrow, an impending TV show which is tipped to fill the void of the now finished “Smallville”.
Stephen Amell has been recently cast in the lead role of Oliver Queen while David Ramsey best known for his role in DEXTER has signed on the dotted line to play a military man turned bodyguard named John Diggle. in the pilot, which is loosely based on the Green Arrow comics, and will come under the TV Title of ARROW
Green Lantern‘s Greg Berlanti and Marc Guggenheim will write and executive produce the show, alongside Vampire Diaries producer Andrew Kreisberg.
In a great bit of news, Kreisberg Game of Thrones helmer David Nutter will direct the pilot which will go under the name Arrow.
The CW’s Thom Sherman has told fans that the show will be “sophisticated and edgy”.
“Queen doesn’t have any superpowers, he’s a very grounded character like a Jason Bourne – we use the term ‘Rambo’. His skill-set is that he’s an archer, but he also has physical strength and prowess. He’s clever and able to devise ways of taking down a bad guy that are unique and fun to watch.”
More on this when it happens!