With the first trailer being released for Arrow season 7 at San Diego Comic-Con, casting news for the upcoming season has been announced with three new arrivals to the series.
Holly Elissa (“Whistler”), Miranda Edwards (“The Magicians”) and Michael Jonsson (“Van Helsing”) have joined the cast as the lethal Longbow Hunters. The legendary group of assassins who have been recruited by Ricardo Diaz (Kirk Acevedo) to exact revenge on Team Arrow for taking down his empire.
Red Dart | Holly Elissa
Described as “a ruthless and precise killer”
Silencer | Miranda Edwards
Described as “a master of stealth”
Kodiak | Michael Jonsson
Described as “a beast man with brute force”
With Oliver being behind bars at Slabside Maximum Security prison, he will rub shoulders with former enemies which include Ben Turner/Bronze Tiger (Michael Jai White), Derek Sampson (Cody Runnels) and Danny “Brick” Brickwell (Vinnie Jones). Oliver will be forced to confront them and other villains he put away being the Green Arrow.
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There have been no shortage of close calls for Oliver Queen when it comes to protecting his superhero identity, but in the season 6 finale, he was finally backed into a corner and forced to reveal himself to the world as the Green Arrow. Now, Oliver will come face to face with many of the criminals he placed behind bars, as he makes a new home for himself at Slabside Maximum Security Prison. Oliver will find himself vulnerable in a way unlike ever before when a mysterious new enemy begins to unravel his work as Green Arrow, challenging him to redeem his name or risk losing everything. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, Arrow will return to The CW this fall on Mondays at 9/8c.
SOURCE: TV Line