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MATT RYAN Is CONSTANTINE On ARROW

Matt Ryan as John Constantine courtesy DC Comics/Warner Brothers

Matt Ryan as John Constantine courtesy DC Comics/Warner Brothers

Constantine is resurrected!

Matt Ryan will reprise his role as John Constantine on The CW’s Arrow according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Ryan originated the role on the short-lived NBC series based on the Vertigo Comics book.

Looks like Oliver Queen will face new evil that take more than arrow and fists to combat. Fans of the Hellblazer will see their dark hero again.

“We are thrilled to have Matt Ryan reprise the role of John Constantine on an upcoming episode of Arrow. Matt is an incredibly talented actor and his portrayal of this beloved character was always something we admired,” said Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim. Continue reading

ARROW SEASON THREE

courtesy DC Comics

courtesy DC Comics

The third season of Arrow began with a shocking death and took the cast face to face with Ra’s Al Ghul. This exciting season introduced Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer and featured a crossover with the cast of The Flash.

Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) and Dinah Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy) took on new roles this past season

DC Comics announced Arrow Season Three is coming to dvd and Blu-ray this Fall. Here’s the official announcement with all the details including the extras: Continue reading

OLIVER’S OFFER, MERLYN’S FATE in ARROW Cliffhanger

John Barrowman as Merlyn in Arrow courtesy DC Comics and The CW

John Barrowman as Merlyn in Arrow courtesy DC Comics and The CW

The return of Ra’s Al Ghul and the League of Assassins.

The rematch with Oliver Queen and Ra’s with a twist.

The fate of Malcolm Merlyn.

Nyssa’s revenge.

Triple crosses led to a fateful confrontation in Nanda Parbat, the name of this week’s Arrow episode and domain of Ra’s Al Ghul.

Merlyn went from chief villain of season one to what some may call an anti-hero. We learned of the tragedy that sent Merlyn down the path of vengeance and the League of Assassins. Merlyn even teamed up with Oliver (Stephen Amell) to save Thea. Continue reading

ARROW Season Three Premiere Preview

Stephen Amell in Arrow courtesy DC Comics

Stephen Amell in Arrow courtesy DC Comics

Arrow season three begins tonight with The Calm.

 

Fans are eager for answers after the climatic season two finale battle between Oliver Queen and his allies versus Deathstroke and the League of Assassins.

 

Producers say this season’s theme is identity. Can Oliver have a separate life as Oliver Queen? Continue reading

JOHN BARROWMAN Becomes ARROW Series Regular

John Barrowman in Arrow courtesy The CW, photo by Cate Cameron

John Barrowman in Arrow courtesy The CW, photo by Cate Cameron

John Barrowman (Torchwood) returned to Arrow this season as Malcolm Merlyn after his villainous character narrowly survived the first season.

 

Stephen Amell announced Barrowman will be a series regular next season via Twitter. Continue reading

THE FLASH VS. ARROW in First Look Video

courtesy Warner Brothers, photo by Jack Rowand

courtesy Warner Brothers, photo by Jack Rowand

The Emerald Archer vs. The Scarlet Speedster in a friendly competition sure to make DC Comics smile.

 

The CW unleashed The Flash in a new video showing Grant Gustin as Barry Allen. The Flash made his network debut on an episode of Arrow earlier this season.

 

Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) helps launch the Scarlet Speedster to the world.

 

This is first time we’ve seen the DC Comics hero in action and a look at how Barry taps into the Speed Force.

 

Watch and enjoy: Continue reading

FAN EXPO VANCOUVER 2014 Preview

 

courtesy The CW

courtesy The CW

Fan Expo Vancouver returns in two weeks. It’s grown bigger like the Hulk – with an extra day for fans to express and engage their geekdom. The all-ages fan culture celebration of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming includes legendary sci-fi stars and top comic book creators, along with panels, sketch duels, cosplayers and chance to shop for comics and all things to express your geek love.
Celebrity Guests Include:

STEPHEN AMELL and MANU BENNETT (Arrow) The star who plays vigilante hero Oliver Quinn and the Spartacus veteran who plays Slade “Deathstroke” Wilson from the hit CW series will both greet fans, sign autographs and pose for photo ops. Continue reading

EMERALD CITY COMICON 1 Month Away

 

Monsters & Dames 2014 courtesy Emerald City Comicon

Monsters & Dames 2014 courtesy Emerald City Comicon

Emerald City Comicon 2014 is just 1 month away.

Getting bigger like the Hulk while staying cool like Martian Manhunter, the Seattle pop culture celebration just keeps growing.

ECCC is a full three days and taking over the entire Washington State Convention Center this year.

It’s three days of geek thrills for locals like yours truly but the Seattle con is now a major destination for fans across the country. Continue reading

ARROW Star Stephen Amell at Emerald City Comicon 2014

courtesy The CW

courtesy The CW

UPDATE: Since the original post – Amell has cancelled his appearance at ECCC 2014 but visit the link below to see the roster of celebrity guests coming to the Seattle event.

 

Stephen Amell will make a mark at Seattle! The star of ARROW will appear at Emerald City Comicon 2014. Amell plays Oliver Queen in the hit series on The CW based on the DC Comics archer Green Arrow.

 

One of the big fan questions for Amell is sure to be the addition of Black Canary.  The fan-favorite crime-fighter and Ollie’s great comic book love interest will appear in the second season this Fall. Caity Lotz will play Black Canary. Continue reading