One of the superhero series with the longest history says goodbye to the small screen and its fans. ‘Arrow’ comes to an end with its season 8, which will be broadcast next year , and this time it will do so with a much shorter installment than the previous ones, going from 20 chapters in past installments to only 10 in the last season.
Therefore, it is expected that the end of ‘Arrow’ will be defined in the crossover that the American chain The CW prepares each year for the month of December with the series ‘Arrow’, ‘Supergirl’ and ‘Flash’ and that usually usually takes place in the eighth chapter of each season.
‘Arrow’ is the longest-running superhero series on US television.and it has been the one that has given rise to the rest of the universe of DC adaptations on The CW chain that has worked so well for it. In addition, it is very likely that next year will have a new member in Batwoman.
The executive producers of the series, Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Beth Schwartz, have made some statements to Variety where they report the end of the series with season 8 and added that “it has been a difficult decision but, like any difficult decision that we have taken in the last seven years, it has been taken thinking about what is best for ‘Arrow’”
What is the series about?
With the premiere of ‘Arrow’ in 2012, a hitherto little-known character appeared on the small screen from the publisher DC Comics, the Green Arrow, a kind of Robin Hoodwhose true identity was that of Oliver Queen, the son of a wealthy businessman who was shipwrecked with his father on a remote island and survived for 5 years alone.
When he finally arrives home, he does so with the purpose of eliminating all those people who have failed his city, thus becoming a masked vigilante .
The protagonists of ‘Arrow’ | CW Network
Why does ‘Arrow’ end
With season 8 of ‘Arrow’ also comes the end of the series. According to official sources, the reason for this closure was caused by the leading actor Stephen Amell, who expressed to executive producer Greg Berlanti his intention to leave the series after the seventh season.. The reasons were that the actor no longer saw that the series had much more travel and he wanted to start new projects.
Finally, Greg Berlanti convinced him to continue an eighth season in order to give the series and its characters the ending they deserve.
What characters will we see again in season 8
For the last season of ‘Arrow’, it is expected that most of the main cast will return to the new installment , returning to see on the small screen Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, David Ramsey as John Diggle, Rick Gonzalez as Wild Dog, Juliana Harkavy as Black Canary, Colton Haynes as Arsenal, Katie Cassidy as Black Siren, and Sea Shimooka as Oliver’s long-lost half-sister, Emiko Queen.
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