Colton Haynes Joins ‘Arrow’

- Becca Ritchie from CW69/Atlanta

(CW69) – Colton Haynes, most known for his role as preppy bad boy in MTV’s “Teen Wolf” series, will join the cast of “Arrow” in a recurring role. What’s more, Haynes will play Roy Harper, and for DC savy fans, that name should be pretty familiar. In the comics, Rory Harper is none other than “Speedy” — Green Arrow’s sidekick who has a bit of a heroin addiction after joining the Teen Titans.

Even stranger, Thea Queen (Willa Holland) has been called “Speedy” multiple times throughout the show. I speculated that she may be Arrow’s sidekick since DC has written a girl version of the superhero before. The creators are definitely keeping us on our toes — in such a good way.

Roy also looks like a potential love interest for Thea as he is “destined to become a significant part of her life and an important player in the larger world of ‘Arrow.’” Sounds as though he’ll be sticking around for a while. Unlike the typical posh characters Haynes has played, Roy is described as ”a handsome, street-savvy, teenager from ‘the Glades,’ the harsh, poverty-stricken portion of Starling City.” And as a former Abercrombie & Fitch model, starting his career at only 15, Haynes isn’t too bad looking either.

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