TV Series | TV-14 | | Action, Adventure, Crime
Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
DC's slate of Arrowverse shows is ever-expanding, and so is the list of actors who almost snagged a role. Which Arrowverse superheroes were almost played by someone else?
Instead of Brandon Routh playing Ray Palmer (The Atom), the producers originally planned for him to play Ted Kord (Blue Beetle). CW didn't have the rights to use him so he became The Atom instead.
You know who he is under that hood, don't you?
Slade Wilson: I know exactly who he is. He's my friend.
Sebastian Blood: That's why you don't want him dead.
Slade Wilson: Death would be a release from this life, and his sentence has yet to be carried out.
In the promotional picture for the series it shows a shirtless Oliver. The scars from his time on the island are visible, but there is no tattoo. During the series Oliver has a tattoo on his chest, a tattoo that plays an important role in at least one episode (1x03 "Lone Gunmen") and has been visible in every other episode.
The DC Comics logo (2012-2015) is colored green and features a comic-book image of Green Arrow.
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