New Arrow trailer gives 1st look at a troubled Roy Harper

The CW's released a new midseason trailer for Arrow. They really want you to get excited about what's to come. After this week's game-changing episode, Oliver's bitten off more than he can chew. 

[Spoiler alert]

After Diggle provided him with proof of his mother's dirty dealings, Oliver had no choice but to confront her. Yet somehow he found himself on the opposite end of a gun. Flash forward to him back at his lair recovering from a nasty bullet wound. When it comes to the new promo, we noticed several things. 

First off, it sounds like Felicity (Queen Consolidated's resident techie) is brought in on Oliver's operation. That's been a long time coming. Secondly, we get our first glimpse of Roy Harper. In the comics, he was Green Arrow's sidekick, who went by Speedy. That's why it's so interesting that Oliver chose that as a nickname for his sister Thea.

Speaking of Thea, she'll have a rough first encounter with Harper. He's from The Glades and represents a life she knows nothing about. In the trailer, he's shown wearing a red hoodie as he tries to escape with a stolen purse (we assume Thea's). The character is played by Colton Haynes, who previously starred on MTV's Teen Wolf.


 Arrow airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

(via Zap2it)

Related Stories

The Flash and Arrow show up in first episode of The CW’s Vixen Trent Moore

It might be getting most of the attention, but Legends of Tomorrow isn’t the only Arrow-verse spinoff on the way. Even better? That one you might’ve forgot about is already live.

Image of the Day: Arrow’s lair gets a major upgrade for Season 4 Trent Moore

We know a few things about the new season of The CW’s Arrow, but we didn’t know where Oliver (Stephen Amell) and the gang would be setting up shop. Now we have our first look at the new Arrow Lair — and it seems the crime-fighters will be enjoying a major upgrade.

Here's how Matt Ryan's John Constantine will fit into Season 4 of Arrow Nathalie Caron

Here's how the famous cigaret smoking, trenchcoat wearin' Hellblazer will fit on the CW superhero series.