Five years of being stranded on an island can harden a man and hone him into a lethal weapon — an Arrow, if you will — as evidenced by this intense sneak peek of The CW’s DC Comics-inspired new action-drama.
The set-up: Billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (played by Stephen Amell), not long after being rescued as a castaway, is abducted by a pair of masked goons. They ask: Did Oliver’s father survive the shipwreck as well? If so, did he share any secrets with his son?
Oliver, though, believes actions speak louder than words, so in response to the interrogation the man also known as Arrow promptly makes his point. Press PLAY and witness the world of hurt unloaded upon his would-be captors. (P.S. What if I told you this wasn’t even the pilot’s most badass one-man assault?)
The CW’s Arrow, which also stars Katie Cassidy, Susannah Thompson and Paul Blackthorne, premieres Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 8/7c, leading into Supernatural. Will be you be watching?