And another one bites the dust in The CW
’s superhero world.Paul Blackthorne
, who plays Det. Quentin Lance on the DC Comics
,” is leaving the series at the end of its current season 6, a spokesperson for the network tells TheWrap
The CW recently announced that “Arrow
” (along with several other of the younger-skewing network’s series) was picked up for a seventh installment. The reveal followed actress Willa Holland
’s (Thea Queen/Speedy) exit from the series in March after a six-season run.
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This means that the only Og series regulars who are still sticking around for Season 7 of the Greg Berlanti
-produced show are stars Stephen Amell
(Oliver/Arrow) and David Ramsey
(Diggle/Spartan). However, the drama recently added actor Colton Haynes
to its core team for the upcoming installment, and regular Emily Bett Rickards
is sticking around as Felicity Smoak.
”-verse news follows last month’s announcement that Beth Schwartz is taking the reins on the series as co-showrunners Marc Guggenheim and Wendy Mericle step down from their posts.
Guggenheim is transitioning to an executive consultant role on both “Arrow
” and “Legends of Tomorrow
,” leaving his co-showrunner Phil Klemmer
as the sole “Legends
” showrunner. Mericle is leaving the entire franchise.
” season 6 finale airs May 17 at 9/8 c on The CW.
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’ Star Paul Blackthorne to Exit Series After Season 6 At TheWrap