Written by Jeremy Shane
on Tuesday, November 19 2013 and posted in News with Benefits
Looks like DC is slowly getting more comfortable with putting its heroes in costume on the small screen.
Showing that they listen to the fans, Stephen Amell tweeted out a picture of his Arrow character sporting a proper mask instead of just a smear of face paint.
And the producers put a lot of thought into that small accessory:
Conceptually, it was something we wanted to do because Oliver himself is evolving as the Arrow– from vigilante to hero, sort of from Arrow to Green Arrow — and we wanted to see that progression in his costume as well. As Oliver is embracing being a hero, being a hero means stepping out of the dark and being moreof a symbol, so he has to take steps to conceal his identity more.
And there is a bit of gossip going around about the show as well. With Roy Harper and Arrow growing closer, some believe he will discover his identity from hints dropped by Colton Haynes, the actor that plays Roy Harper. Combined with a secret costume fitting for actor Colton Haynes it definitely seems like some sort of change in on the way for the character, with him possibly suiting up alongside Arrow soon.
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About the Author - Jeremy Shane
Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea. Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California. When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead. Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim. If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.
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