Thea Queen Returns As Speedy In New Arrow Promo


With all the hoopla surrounding Colton Haynes’ highly anticipated return to Arrow, it’s quite easy to place much focus on his character of Roy Harper. That aside, it looks like next week’s episode will boast even more reason to get us geeked.

We say that because Thea Queen will once again don her Speedy threads, something she hasn’t done very often since “retiring” from the vigilante lifestyle after season 4. To be honest, I’m always glad to see whenever she fails to kick the old habit because she isn’t really given much to do these days – and because her costume is so badass. Granted, actress Willa Holland has been on the show in a reduced capacity for season 5 and 6, but you have to admit that her character has just kind of “been there,” if you will.

Of course, her putting the costume back on likely has everything to do with Roy Harper being back in town for unknown reasons, but it remains to be seen if her former flame will put on his old hood as well. Nothing is for certain at this point, but it would sure make fans go nuts if he were to.

For more, be sure to check out the official synopsis for “Doppelganger” below:

ROY HARPER RETURNS – Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Thea (Willa Holland) are shocked to hear that Roy Harper (guest star Colton Haynes) is back in Star City. However, when they discover the circumstances of Roy’s return, Oliver and Thea realize that Roy is in trouble and jump in to save him. Black Siren (Katie Cassidy) makes a shocking discovery.

Arrow airs on Thursday nights on The CW.

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