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Arrow Targets Aussie Actress as The Huntress

Arrow Huntress Jessica De GouwIs Arrow about to get struck… by love?

The CW’s upcoming superhero drama has cast Australian actress Jessica De Gouw (Underbelly) in a multi-episode arc as The Huntress — and a possible romantic interest for vigilante Oliver Queen.

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Per EW.com, which first reported the news, this version of DC Comics’ Huntress goes by the alias Helena Bertinelli and is the daughter of a crime boss. Like Arrow, she’s out to right some wrongs, hellbent to avenge her family’s murder. Her quest to destroy her father’s empire will put her on a collision course with the Emerald Archer.

The Huntress will make her debut around Episode 6.

Arrow premieres Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 8/7c, leading into Supernatural.