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Arrow Season 2 – Cast gallery shots and lowdown

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Arrow, Season 2 - Stephen Amell
Arrow, Season 2 - Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen © 2013 The CW Network, Photo: Mathieu Young

Arrow Season 2 starts on October 9th, 2013. We have a video of Stephen Amell sharing his insight on the pitch for season 2 and the gallery shots of the cast.

Arrow Season 1 ended with Oliver unable to prevent the destruction of the Glades and the death of his closest friend. Oliver must rededicate himself to his mission and become a beacon of hope for the city’s most vulnerable…

Arrow Season 2 – Preview with Stephen Amell

httpv://youtu.be/UgFj7Iu5sZ0

Arrow Season 2 – Cast gallery shots

Here is the lowdown to the series as a whole.

Arrow – Series background

Based on characters appearing in comic books and graphic novels published by DC Comics, Arrow is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti (Green LanternBrothers & Sisters), Marc Guggenheim (Eli StonePercy Jackson: Sea of Monsters) and Andrew Kreisberg (Warehouse 13The Vampire Diaries). Melissa Kellner Berman (Eli Stone, Dirty Sexy Money) is co-executive producer.

After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell, Private PracticeHung) was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the Pacific. He returned home to Starling City, welcomed by his devoted mother Moira (Susanna Thompson, Cold CaseKings), beloved sister Thea (Willa Holland, Gossip GirlThe OC) and former flame Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy, Melrose PlaceGossip Girl).

With the aid of his trusted chauffeur/bodyguard John Diggle (David Ramsey, DexterBlue Bloods), the computer-hacking skills of Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) and the occasional, reluctant assistance of former police detective, now beat cop, Quentin Lance (Paul Blackthorne, The RiverThe Gates), Oliver has been waging a one-man war on crime.

But like all wars, there are casualties. Season one ended with Oliver unable to prevent the destruction of the Glades, the poorest section of Starling City, and the death of his closest friend. Adding salt to the wound is the fact that Oliver’s mother aided and abetted this plot, leading to her incarceration in Iron Heights Prison.

Meanwhile, Thea has rebuilt her life with the help of her new boyfriend, Roy Harper (Colton Haynes, Teen Wolf), and her job running Oliver’s nightclub, Verdant. When Thea is abducted by vigilantes inspired by Oliver’s crusade, Oliver must rededicate himself to his mission – but he knows that this time he must be more than just another vigilante. For his fallen friend, and to protect the people he loves, he must become a beacon of hope for the city’s most vulnerable, and a weapon of justice against those who prey upon them…

Arrow is on Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) on The CW