21 August 2012 7:00 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

The CW's new series "Arrow" is digging a little deeper into the DC universe to introduce a new hero to the mix: The Huntress.

Australian actress Jessica De Gouw will play the part in multiple episodes of the series, according to EW. She's expected to appear midway through the show's fall run.

In DC Comics, The Huntress has been more closely associated with Batman and Gotham City, not Oliver Queen and Green Arrow. That won't be the case on the show, obviously, as the character -- whose real name is Helena Bertinelli -- arrives in Starling City with motives not all that different from Oliver's (Stephen Amell).

Per EW, Helena is also "a potential love interest for Oliver" and a "fellow vigilante" who's hell-bent on taking down the crime syndicate once run by her father.

Incidentally, De Gouw will be the second actress to play The Huntress on a WB/CW series. »

- editorial@zap2it.com

Report a problem



Similar News Items

DC Comics [us]
"Arrow" (2012)
Stephen Amell


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners