The CW has posted the first look at Arrow Season 2 online, with a sizzle reel that unveils new footage that includes appearances from Isabel Rochev (Summer Glau) and Black Canary (Caity Lotz). It has also been revealed that Bronze Tiger and Sebastian Blood, played by Michael Jai White and Kevin Alejandro respectively.
In this teaser, which begins with a highlight reel from the show’s first season, we see a devastated Starling City, and Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) refusing to take back the mantle of the Hood. Quentin Lance (Paul Blackthorne) seems to have been busted down to uniform cop, while Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) has been busily rebuilding the secret HQ with Diggle (David Ramsey). Queen adds that he is no longer happy with the name ‘The Hood’, glancing at the green tip of one of his Arrows…
Just watch the footage and photos below. It’s all Arrow-tastic. Arrow returns to The CW on 9 October 2013.
Oliver Queen (series star Stephen Amell) will have his work cut out for him when he returns to Starling City on October 9 for the second season of The CW’s #1 series Arrow (Wednesdays 8/7c). At today’s Comic-Con panel session in Ballroom 20, fans learned of two new DC Comics characters coming to Starling City — Bronze Tiger and Sebastian Blood. Executive producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg revealed that Michael Jai White (Spawn, The Dark Knight, Mortal Kombat) will guest star as Bronze Tiger, while Kevin Alejandro (Southland, True Blood, Golden Boy) will appear as Sebastian Blood in upcoming episodes of the acclaimed action drama’s second season (airdates to be announced).Michael Jai White plays Ben Turner, a claw-wielding assassin better known as Bronze Tiger, who’s well known to DC Comics fans as a member of both the League of Assassins and the Suicide Squad. On Arrow, he’ll form an unholy alliance with fan-favorite villain China White (played by Kelly Hu), another well-established character in the DC Comics universe.Kevin Alejandro plays Sebastian Blood. Drawing inspiration from the iconic New Teen Titans nemesis Brother Blood, Sebastian is an alderman who rises to power in the wake of the earthquake that devastated Starling City in Arrow’s first-season finale. Blood’s “man-of-the-people” popularity instantly places him at odds with Oliver Queen, whose family he blames for the quake.