Arrow Season 5

During The CW’s panel for the Television Critics Association on their four DC superhero shows, producers announced that Dolph Lundgren had been cast in the fifth season of Arrow. We’d previously reported plans for Arrow to return to the format of the first season.

We got to speak with current Arrow showrunner Wendy Mericle about the fifth season. Season four ended with much of the Arrow team splitting up, and Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) is now focused on being mayor of Star City. We got to talk to Mericle about Lundgren’s role, the evolution of action on the show, and bringing in metahumans. Read More »

Arrow season 5 trailer

Arrow returned to San Diego Comic-Con for the fifth time in advance of its fifth season on The CW. We spoke to producer Wendy Mericle in a roundtable where she shared the show’s plan to return to its roots. After several seasons of year-long story arcs, Arrow plans to return to villains of the week and standalone episodes, culling from the history of DC comics.

“There will be more standalone episodes this season,” Mericle said. “We are looking to go deeper into the bench of villains from the DC universe. Again, go back to our roots, more season one.”  Read More »