Arrow Season 6 Katie Cassidy Siren

Arrow: Katie Cassidy to Return as Series Regular for Season 6, Playing [Spoiler]

Arrow has targeted original cast member Katie Cassidy for another encore — but this time as a series regular, for Season 6.

Cassidy will in fact return to the CW series in the final two episodes of this season, playing dearly departed Laurel Lance’s Earth-Two doppelgänger, the metahuman Black Siren, then continue in the same role starting this fall.

In announcing Cassidy’s new deal, Arrow co-showrunner Marc Guggenheim said in a statement, “One of the things that most excites us about Arrow is that we go where the story takes us. Last year, the story took us to the tragic death of Laurel Lance. This year, our midseason finale reintroduced us to Laurel’s doppelgänger, Black Siren. We were so taken by Katie’s fearless interpretation of this character that we knew her story was not yet finished.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Katie back to Arrow as Black Siren,” he added, “though as her appearances on Arrow and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow this season show, she never really left the family.”

As announced last month via Twitter, Cassidy will appear in Legends‘ Season 2 finale (airing Tuesday, April 4), but as Laurel.

Cassidy was an original Arrow cast member and stuck with the series until the final stretch of Season 4, when Damien Darhk fatally stabbed Black Canary with one of Oliver’s arrows. She has made six #DCTV appearances since then, though, either in flashbacks, as part of an alternate reality or as Black Siren.

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178 Comments
  1. Michelle says:

    Ugh, why?!

    • jericho says:

      My sentiments in a nutshell.

      Arrow has far too large a cast and the originals are getting less and less. The new characters get token episodes only. The new Dinah is great. We don’t need Laurel back. We need to cut out Maddog and Terrific and have a small competent “family” again.

    • MangoMagic says:

      IKR! I may have to start watching the show again! They should stop teasing fans like this.

    • Liz says:

      This. WHY? She was ok as Black Siren but only once or twice. I have no interest in a whole season of her. Plus Dinah is far better as Black Canary. This is so damn messy yikes.

      • Jake says:

        Bullcrap!

      • Rook says:

        Black Siren can be everything Laurel wasn’t. It’s literally the an opportunity to make Laurel fun. I don’t understand why people aren’t excited. She can be a boss!

      • Maya says:

        No one cares if you are interesting or not olicity stan, Guggie finally give up and realise which one of us are the real fans!

        • Maisy says:

          By ‘real fan’ do you mean the ones that buy the most merch? The ones that trend and have high twitter traffic? The ones that produce a prolific amount of fan-creation like fics, mainips, meta and videos? If there was a measure of ‘real fans’ I think that surely it would consist of how much positive action towards the show an individual generates. If that was the case, I think we all know who the ‘real fans’ actually are.

    • Horus says:

      Because the show’s ratings have been dropping and they producers are looking for something to spark more eyes to the series.

      • Goldenvibefan says:

        Exactly this. Guggenheim realized the mistake he made by killing Laurel off, so now he’s trying so hard to get back viewers by making Black Siren a regular.

        • 134sc says:

          The way she was killed was a huge mistep, but the thought behind it was justified. The character was dead weight, akin to Jimmy on Supergirl. I really belive not having her aroundthis season has helped it be so strong. Now Cassidy is returning as Black Siren and i did enjoyher portrayal of the character, so maybe she will be a nice addition.

          • LK says:

            I dont think she was dead weight.. she had finally started to really take off when she was killed. They really miss her on the show.. especially since Thea is basically gone.

        • Gern Blanston says:

          Or this was the plan all along. As soon as she was killed off they signed her to a regular contract keeping her basically exclusive to CW and apparently barely using her for the entire year. This could have been the plan all along and they signed her to that contract so that they wouldn’t lose her to another show.

    • Mike says:

      Why? Let’s hope they realized that the show is Oliver, Thea, Felicity, John Diggle and Captain Lance, and Laurel (Now the Carney version 4). Get rid of all the others! Arrow has been ruined by horrible unlikable characters, they need to get back to basics, they may get the original show back. Plus, next season no flashbacks so more time to build characters we know and like.

    • Yeah why? I mean, the ratings have been SOARING without her.

      • Lizzie says:

        lol the episode featuring Black Siren was one of the lowest rated of the season. So you can’t say she brings the ratings either!

        • Datrick Puffy says:

          i figure its more like people got mad and left the series after her pointless death and this stunt didnt bring them back.

        • Horus says:

          Season 4 averaged 2.5 million viewers per episode. The only episode that broke 2 million in Season 5 was the Invasion crossover. Season 5 is averaging over 30% less viewers then Season 4. It is obvious the show is trying to recapture viewers; and bringing back a loved characters is they way they are attempting that. And it is not like bringing people back from the dead is an uncommon trope on the show.

      • Lex says:

        Oh, my sweet summer child.

    • GUSTAVO ALCALA says:

      Go Katie Cassidy !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • MARK DAVIS says:

      Terrific!

  2. patty says:

    really?

  3. Mmm, interesting, wonder if it will be as a baddie, or joining the team!?!?

  4. Elissa says:

    What happened to the ‘series regular on all DC shows’ deal that we heard about last year for her, John Barrowman and Wentworth Mille? Did I read that wrong?

    • Ann says:

      They’ve all appeared in the other shows. Barrowman has been on Legends practically the entire season. Miller has been on the Flash at least twice and Legends several times. It looks like he might appear on Legends again the rest of the season.

      • Elissa says:

        But that is more of as an ‘reoccurring role’ not ‘series regular’. I always thought it was odd that they were getting series regular on all four shows but maybe they got a series regular contract but their episode count would be the same amount as if they were on one show but would be spread across the whole universe. Also haven’t seen any of them on Supergirl….I am just confused to what that deal was supposed to actually be.

        • Tim tam says:

          Series regular only means you’ll be in at least 11 episodes. Not every episode

          • jericho says:

            This. Basically the “series regular” was made into something new as a “cross-series regular” meaning they would be paid for a certain amount of episodes regardless of their participation in order to make sure they were available. They did this in particular to make sure someone like Wentworth Miller was available for an episode of any of the 4 series (but really just flash and legends) in addition to his work on the new Prison Break.

            It was a way of not making them a regular on 1 show but using them on multiple to justify their contracts. Has it been a success for the shows? Well that is highly debatable. Both Miller and Cassidy have not been seen on any of the series to a large degree for most of the season. While Barrowman has made at least cameo appearances on all but Supergirl and had substantial story arc on Legends. (Plus that singing bit on last week’s Flash.)

          • Ray says:

            Katie and Wentworth have not been in 11 episodes combined.

          • Carla Krae says:

            13/22 by original definition. Otherwise known as “more than half of a season.”

        • Dysturbed says:

          If someone is contracted as a series regular, they are obligated to be available when needed. When someone is just recurring, the shows sometimes have to work around actors availability or not use them at all. Therefore, they were given series regular contracts to assure availability when needed on any of the shows. That did not however guarantee frequent appearances.

        • Ann says:

          I think Supergirl moved over to the CW too late. So, Supergirl wasn’t fully integrated into their contracts. This is why when they did those crossovers, Supergirl’s part in it only occurred in the last few minutes of the episodes. I think when they do crossovers next year, Supergirl episode will play a larger role. Plus, Supergirl exists in another universe. I am really hoping they introduce Supergirl in the same universe as the rest of the shows one day.

    • Nell says:

      To me, that whole deal was just another way of saying recurring guest star. If they were in fact series regulars, there names would’ve been popping up at the opening credits wether they are in the episode or not.

      • M says:

        When announcing those “cross-series regulars” deals with the actors, it was made pretty clear that their situation was something unusual in the industry, and I’m sure how they would be credited was an element. Series regulars aren’t always in the opening credits–fairly famously, Melissa McBride (Carol on Walking Dead) was not in the credits and when fans made a public stink about it because she was so good and integral to the show, she clarified that she was in fact a regular. Money, episode count, and crediting are all elements that figure into actor’s contracts, and can vary.

      • Ray says:

        The deal was made because a large group of fans were upset that Captain Cold and Black Canary were killed off. This was a maybe if we say series regular then people will let it die down some thing. As far as Miller needing time off for Prison Break, that argument falls apart since his partner on one show is his brother on the other.

        • Victoria says:

          This didn’t have to do with people being upset. It was probably more likely to keep them under contract to have the character available every time they decided to write Laurel, Captain Cold or Merlyn into any of the shows.

    • dude says:

      It seems like that “series regular” title was more honorary. All it’s meant so far is that they make random appearances a few times a season across the shows.

  5. Chris says:

    Oh Katie…you’re too good for this show

  6. Azerty says:

    Soooo does this mean the new Black Canary won’t stay? I guess they can keep two meta humans with the same superpower one the same team but the example of Barry and Wally in Team Flash show this is not working…

  7. Mar says:

    YES! So flipping exciting, I missed having Katie on this show. And the bitter tears of the haters are delicious.

  8. Donna says:

    I am happy she is returning, but she is too good for this show.

  9. Butch says:

    Ollie will be trying to redeem her and himself. This had got to be impossible for Captain Lance. Looking forward to seeing original Laurel on Legends with her sister Sara.

    • Butch says:

      Will original Laurel be back as part of Doomworld on Legends? Can’t see how that can last more than an episode as it also changes all the other shows . None of the other shows have new episodes next week except Legends but Arrow airs this week after the Doomworld Legends episode. I guess they can say the Arrow episode took place before the Legends episode but aired after it Doomworld lasts until the season finale of Legends.

  10. Cyndi cromarty says:

    Booooooooo!!!!!!!!!

  11. I like her better as Black Siren, so it might be good. Anything to pull up this crap show would be appreciated

  12. Jooshua says:

    Thank goodness. I love Katie Cassidy and actually stopped watching the show when her character died. I didn’t even watch the episode, just read a recap here and couldn’t continue the show any further. That was the first time I ever stopped watching a show because of the death of a character. And to be clear, I LOVE Felicity so it had nothing to do with Olicity.

    Anyways, great news!!

  13. Deion says:

    Katie Cassidy is going to ride Arrow until the wheels fall off.

  14. ndixit says:

    Honestly, I wish Katie had become a regular on Legends. That show seems to be the best fit for her. Besides, it would be great fun for Sara to interact with E-2 version of her sister.

  15. Phillip says:

    YES A MILLION TIMES YES!!!!

  16. These writers credibility is shot and on top of that they’re JUST STUPID lol!

  17. Jess says:

    Really? I know her fans will be happy but if they wanted to keep KC on the show they might as well kept Laurel around.
    Is she going to be next season’s bad guy? Because I doubt the character has what it takes.
    Also are the keeping the other lady with the canary cry around as well.

  18. Betty Boop says:

    Black Siren is much more fun and palatable than E1 Laurel, so this could be fun. She’s terrible at fight sequences though so fingers crossed she stalks about in leather rather than trying to do fight scenes.

  19. Erica says:

    But what about Dinah Drake?

  20. Roberta says:

    Someone should tell the people at cw that every time they bring back someone they just cheapen the whole tragic death thing…

    • Matt Webb Mitovich says:

      Black Siren has never been dead. Tragically or otherwise. #Facts

      • Azerty says:

        You are right, but come on, you got to admit that the Earth 2 doppelganger is a cheap trick to cheat on the “yeaaah that death will stick and have biiiig consequences on all our characters” statement, don’t you think?

        • Petra says:

          Because comic books are basically soap operas, characters coming back from the dead is pretty standard. I can’t think of any logical reason why television shows based on comic books should or would have different rules.

      • Ray says:

        Lol. Thank you for that. For all the people looking for credibility on a COMIC BOOK show should really pick up a COMIC BOOK. You are ok with meta humans, space and time travel, and aliens but bringing somebody back from the dead….Well that’s just not real.

    • T.W.S.S. says:

      Right? Make a decision and have the gumption to stick with it. They kill Sara in season three, and bring her back in season four. Kill Laurel in season four, only to feature her parallel-universe doppelgänger (played by the same actress as the original) in season five.

      Here’s a novel idea, maybe think it over a few times before killing a major character and ask, “do I really want to do this?”

  21. Iris says:

    Those showrunners are so clueless, it’s hysterical! I can’t wait to see her bring back the ratings next season…bwa ha ha ha.

  22. Rob says:

    This, my friends, is what we call a retcon.

  23. T.W.S.S. says:

    “Last year, the story took us to the tragic death of Laurel Lance.” But who’s writing the story, Marc. Goodness gracious, Katie, how much faith do you have in this team? This time next year, the story could very well take us to Black Siren’s grave.

  24. ggny says:

    Still dont understand why kill Black Canary in a Green Arrow tv show. Was dumb and make no sense now

    • Riley says:

      Because Laurel Lance was a terrible character and Caity Lotz completely nailed the Black Canary role so much that everyone else is a pale imitation.

      • ALM says:

        I understand that is your and other peoples’ opinion, but I have never really cared for her portrayal of the character. And she is one of my least favorites on LoT, along with last season’s Hawkgirl, Stein, and Rip Hunter.

  25. Butch says:

    Has anyone told Captain Lance that there is an Earth 2 Laurel on Earth 1 ? He was in rehab during her last appearance.

  26. Butch says:

    The Legends season finale episode with original Laurel airs at 8 PM April 4 instead of 9 PM. The new Prison Break on Fox starts April 4 at 9 PM. Not sure if that is why they moved Legends but this could cause many people to miss the finale.

  27. Brian says:

    Groooaannn…

  28. ndixit says:

    I swear, it is so satisfying for things to backfire on Marc Guggenheim so spectacularly. Last year he was so dismissive and rude about killing off Black Canary and Laurel to fans of the character. So insistent that killing off such a legacy character didn’t matter that it makes me very happy that he got such intense backlash that he’s having to retract by first bringing another Black Canary and now bringing back Laurel, even if it is the E-2 version.

    • R says:

      Man, you really don’t understand what goes on BTS… Your legacy character was replaced by the same legacy character played by an unknown actress and who is basically a sidekick to the same level as wild dog and Mr Terrific. If it was backlash, they had 2305910 options to revive her and keep riding the comic book resurrection trope but they didn’t. Wonder why.

      • ndixit says:

        Well, it was a clearly a response to the backlash so Guggenheim desperately put a BC plucked out of nowhere. But because he is such a moron, he didn’t understand why he got the backlash in the first place. You can’t just do a random replacement and pacify the fans. This particular move won’t make any difference either. The damage was done when he kept disrespecting and sidelining the BC character with Laurel and refused to give her powers. I mean seriously, what justification is there for not giving Laurel metahuman powers when they were immediately willing to do so with the new BC.

        • R says:

          You just negated your previous point on your own, thanks. So, he’s not doing it because of the backlash because now we have two characters with the same ability on the same already overcrowded show since Tina or Dinah or whatever her name is will stay on the show. He’s doing it because of contracts. Plain and simple. Your girl came back begging. That’s your justification.

          • ndixit says:

            No, that’s not what I said. He got backlash for killing off Laurel version of BC so he thought he could negate that by brining another BC out of nowhere. When that didn’t work and he got pissed off feedback about what he did with BS, he pulled this one out of the bag. It’s all out of backlash and none of it will work because the key issue is that he didn’t develop BC correctly. If he wanted KC out of the show, he could have sent to Laurel character on her own journey doing training to become BC. Instead he chose to kill her off in a manner which pissed people off.

      • befastordontbe says:

        Oh and you do? What’s your BTS credentials that gives you any more insight/understanding of what goes on, boo boo? Tumblr? Twitter?

    • Lex says:

      Well, if you want to talk backlash I’d call this a Hail Mary because spoilers suggest the biggest demographic they lost last season may have a reason to come back. Gotta give the comics crowd something, I guess. Comics are a very small industry, and the audience that cares about “legacy” characters is also small. If you wanna talk the biggest drop in live ratings last year we can… just sayin.

      • Olicity fans never stopped watching, though?

        Y’all keep trying to play that card but you were still whining over Fefe not getting a POV about gun control, her relationship with Billy & Oliver’s with Susan and saying how awesome it was she and Thea teamed up etc.

        How would younhave an opinion about it if you weren’t watching?

        • Lex says:

          I don’t know what to tell you? That’s what the live numbers say, but we live in the era of alternative facts so believe what you want. And I never said I stopped watching. Again, numbers. When did they make the biggest drop? All I’ll say is check out 5×20.

        • L says:

          That’s false. I know a ton of Olicity fans who stopped watching, myself included. I’ve watched maybe 6 episodes total this season. So…

        • Maria says:

          I guess you haven’t heard about YouTube watching.

          Also many people who have had Nielsen who are Olicity fans or even OTA fans stopped watching. One even posted on one of Stephen’s posts on Facebook that they were a Nielsen household who liked both of those aspects of the show yet they stopped watching because of their stories were lacking.

      • Lex says:

        Can’t comment to you directly, but here it goes. 4×15 – Olicity breaks up. Live ratings go from 2.70 million for 4×15 to 2.09 million for 4×16, a 23% drop.
        .
        4×18 – Laurel dies. Live ratings go from 2.24 million for 4×18, up to 2.27 million for 4×19 (Laurel’s funeral episode) then down to 2.07 million for 4×20, a drop of 9%.
        .
        I’m going to give it the benefit of the doubt. This is only live ratings, which is what I have access to. I don’t have the Nielsen social ratings, ratings from time-shifted viewing via DVR or the CW app, or illegal live streaming.
        .
        These are just numbers, and numbers don’t lie. Arrow has had a much more significant drop from season 4 to season 5 (I think 30% according to live ratings?). Arrow is also in its fifth season, and except for rare cases like Breaking Bad, viewership gradually drops as a show gets older (which is something to keep in mind when comparing Arrow ratings with those of The Flash and Supergirl).
        .
        I think Arrow is now after the small, devoted audience that has sustained Supernatural all these years. I may be biased because I did research on the subject, but shippers and fangirls have that long-term devotion that can keep a show going.
        .
        It wasn’t my research subject, but I expect returning audiences to be the Olicity fans (when it does happen). This is a Hail Mary pass to win back some of the small but vocal comic book audience, and to placate them for future plotlines. We’ll see how it goes, but keep an eye out for 5×20.

        • Sara says:

          Girl byeeeeeeee. Olicity fans are the ones claiming ratings when y’all are the ones that still watch. You can’t play this card anymore. Up here saying you will watch last weeks epsiode cause of what Marc said said to David and it hit another series lows.

          Facts are after Laurels funeral episode ratings dropped. And they never hit a high again. Get through your skull that the reaction to her death was negative. The actors and writers have all come out and said it!! Heck even your boy David said everyone was taken back by the reaction from the fans.

          • Lex says:

            What were they supposed to say? “Yes I was happy she died?” I never argued reaction to her death wasn’t negative, the point of including the actual ratings was to show that it wasn’t the existential crisis fans think it was.

    • Goldenvibefan says:

      Guggenheim has no one to blame but himself. I am also having a great time seeing all this backfire on him.

  29. Hailie says:

    Why?!? I enjoy the show much more without her.

    • Ben says:

      Me too. So frustrated at what they’ve done in her absence. Evelyn was a great addition, but then she’s a traitor? Then they bring in Dinah to basically replicate her. I don’t get it. I’m not surprised they are bringing her back just because they seem to have not had a clear vision about how to replace her. But, I’m still enjoying the show much more without her. I don’t need Black Siren.

  30. Brigid says:

    I love Laurel! I love Black Canary! I love Black Siren! I just wish she was coming back to a different show. Arrow sucks anymore and bringing Katie back to this crapfest is so disheartening. You messed up by killing her in the first place and now it just looks shady that your bringing her back. Nothing can save this show or it’s ratings. Give her some respect and allow her to move to Legends or The Flash.

    • Goldenvibefan says:

      Yea I would rather see her on flash again just cause she actually gets stuff to work with, instead of the crap guggenheim gives her.

      • R says:

        She got stopped and run over by a car with cisco (?) being the weels and then got the same treatment as any villain does on the flash, she couldn’t even roll on the ground properly that we saw her stunt double roll for her and then without even one transition shot, her blonde wig turned brunette, her own doppelgänger shaded laurel as a character, a tradition that carried onto arrow. I don’t know what to tell you to make you understand that no one cares enough, not even the flash.

    • 134sc says:

      Why is it bad? Im genuinely curious. For me if the quality keeps up it will surpass season 2 for best season of Arrow yet.

  31. Joey Padron says:

    Happy Katie is coming back to Arrow next season as a series regular again. Can’t wait to see her on last two episodes of season 5 of Arrow and on Legends of Tomorrow’s season finale!

  32. Lizzie says:

    lol this is so lame. I’m actually laughing. At least she’s better at playing villain than she ever was as Black Canary so that’s the silver lining in this awful news, I guess.

  33. beyond94 says:

    This is wonderful news and if anything the 6th season needs to be it’s last. They don’t have to go the way Smallville did lasting for 10 seasons or Supernatural with their on going long running success. If anything I think this could be the rebirth and how things work between Oliver and Dinah and his mission of help her from her dark path that resonated even in Legends Of Tomorrow. We’ll see what the writers have in mind as season 5 draws close to the end of Chase (Prometheus) Evelyn and Talia Al Ghul

  34. Azerty says:

    Anyway I am more interested to know if Thea will be back full time and more important if she will be back in the suit. I would also love Roy/Arsenal’s return. This year recruits showed how great Roy and Thea were as sidekick.

  35. Lex says:

    Color me unimpressed. The good news it’s Black Siren, not Laurel Lance because Katie can play an antagonist well; it’s what she did on Supernatural and Gossip Girl. Still… it feels incredibly desperate. Knowing what I do about upcoming spoilers I think this is to reassure the comic book brethren they aren’t being ignored. But what about Dinah? I LOVED Dinah!

    • LOL “just to reassure the comic book brethren”. Why would they do that when it’s “such a small industry/fan base” as you said above?

      • Lex says:

        Please see my answer to you above, but the comic industry currently exists on licensing properties for adaptation. The medium itself isn’t profitable, with the readers it gets.
        .
        Far more people are exposed to comic book properties via adaptation these days. I’m the recent past Marvel had to sell off a bunch of properties to stay afloat(X-Men, Spider-Man) until 2008 when they got into the adaptation game with Iron Man.
        .
        However, geek culture has become mainstream culture, and comic book fans have been gatekeeping the community for years. They are a small but vocal part of the audience, but said gatekeeping activity means they have to be won over to gain access to the larger geek community.
        .
        I’m really not looking to get into my Masters thesis here, so I hope this satisfies you.

  36. Glad Katie is coming back, but wish it was as the original Laurel! And I do agree with others, I think they should bring back the original, and put her on Legends instead or even go with this one, and again put her on Legends!

    To me the reason Arrow is so bad, is all the silly flashbacks, which most of the time just makes it hard to follow the main story arc! And is drawn out too long!

    I mean The Flash, Supergirl and Legends don’t do that junk, so why do they have to? It’s the one thing I have never liked about Arrow! I mean at first it was okay, because it explained what happened to Oliver on the Island, but then they added more and more to it!

    I understand they need to show what he was doing those 5 years, but do they really have to stretch it out for the whole season? And in every single episode?

    And I do hope they are going to keep the new Black Canary, I mean with Oliver’s sister being out of the show and the team, we need another female superhero around! And she is good, even if she is barely used!

  37. For the Last two episodes Arrow has been superb. It’s getting back to it’s dark season 1 & 2 Roots. You know the seasons that built this show and and the DC TV universe before the wheels fell off.

    Arrow went on a different tangent because of felicity and shippers it lost its core and became a different ( useless ) beast altogether. We were jsut heading into a different direction a better direction. it’s taken far too long but we were just turning and now this.

    Laurels story was finished. She is miles better as black siren. The funny thing is its flash writers that made her a better character. Her appearance in the flash was miles better than in Arrow. But she was fine as a special guest star, we had gotten rid of the new dead weight characters ( rag man, Artemis) and had brought on a new black canary who was going to bring us back to a darker and more fulfilling comic book relationship.

    Yet again the core fan-base has been screwed over.This season ii really have been debating about dumping Arrow and this news doesn’t give me any reason to keep on watching. It diminishes Laurels death and makes a mockery of everything.

  38. A says:

    Nope. I think this finally gives me the push to stop watching. All those threats her fans sent the writers and other actors last year and they just…bring her back? Stupid.

  39. We’re gonna be drowning in the salty Olicity stan tears.

  40. Dominique says:

    i’m not sure how to feel about this. katie never really caught my attention as laurel, but maybe she’ll do so by playing black siren, provided they’re not going to redeem her and turn her into laurel 2.0.
    i hope this means dinah drake will leave at the end of this season. that is one character that never gelled AT ALL. and what’s the point of having two canary cries?

  41. Ashbash says:

    I prefer Katie Cassidy playing an antagonist more than I enjoy her playing a “good girl” type character. She excels at playing mean/bad girl roles. I never really took to her playing Laurel Lance and much preferred Sara as the Black Canary. I’m hoping playing Black Siren works out better for her.

  42. Ray says:

    F*** no!!!

  43. KattieSucksiddySUCKS says:

    That’s what u get when u keep on sucking that tool, all these b!tches in ”entertaiment” industry sleep their way to the top/for benefits! Don’t belive me?! Fappening 2.0 says otherwise!!!

    p.S. Arrow is major trash!

  44. AW says:

    Wonderful! I can’t wait.

    • AW says:

      I just couldn’t get into this season’s Arrow, and ratings have dropped off since last season. Therefore, I’m looking forward to seeing Katie Cassidy on a regular basis again on TV! I like Katie Cassidy’s work on this show as Black Canary, and now I’m looking forward to her as Black Siren, which I think is a much stronger written character for Katie.

  45. Goldenvibefan says:

    Guggenheim backpeddaling cause ratings are crappy. LOL. Too little too late Guggenheim.

  46. Stormie Woods says:

    I’m not a fan of the character or actress. I’ve tried with her on shows before Arrow and I can’t get into it. I’ll give her credit in that she plays a better evil person than one with any likable traits. Oh well I would rather have a ton of others back before her but it’s not my decision.

  47. Fernanda says:

    Katie Cassidy will be a great addition to the cast of Legends of Tomorrow… not again Olicity and Friends show.. Sara vs Laurel is ten times better than Olicity vs Black Siren

  48. cometboy says:

    “I’m Barry Allen and I’m the Fastest Man Alive” and yet we have seen 4 speedsters including Thawne, Zoom, Savitar and the Zombie Flash who are faster than him..they really need to get rid off the speedsters on that show, including Wally, its good that Jesse Quick is gone ad i think they should send Wally to the future and leave him there… Lets hope Impulse does not come either..regarding Canary, learn for the Flash, This canary would be the 4th canary and the sad part is that Black Canary in animations/comics is a kickass leader, whereas on the TV, useless. I prefer the new canary to Laurel, atleast she kicks ass, if anything, the show should bring back Speedy (Thea ofcourse), her action scenes were great (her stunt double ofcourse) ..I love Laurel but she has been replaced and then seeing her return and play a Bad Guy would be silly as eff :/

  49. ALM says:

    Well, here is one former viewer who will return when Katie returns. If they will do a redemption story and show her becoming the true BC, this could be great. Also, please show some true BC stories, not just propping up GA stories. I would love to see her meet Huntress and other members of Birds of Prey.