Arrow’s Vigilante Will Apparently Be Someone We’ve Seen Before


In the comic books, Vigilante is secretly district attorney Adrian Chase. However, season 5 of Arrow threw a curveball at fans when it was revealed that Chase is actually Prometheus, the show’s current big bad who’s intent on destroying the life of Oliver Queen and those he holds dearest.

That’s obviously left everyone scratching their heads when it comes to Vigilante’s true identity and now, Arrow executive producer Marc Guggenheim has weighed in on when exactly we’re going to learn more about the mysterious character who’s been gunning down criminals on the Emerald Archer’s turf.

“We know who it is, but we were kind of intrigued by the idea of having a mystery that led into the next season. We were excited at the prospect of just letting this play out for a little while longer, and it gives us something cool to do in Season 6.”

Arrow is clearly taking the slow burn approach to Vigilante then, and while it’s unlikely he’ll be the big bad of season 6, it would make sense for the focus to be shifted to him once Prometheus has been dealt with. While this version of the character may not be Chase, he’ll still be a familiar face, according to Guggenheim.

“As a general rule, I’m not a fan of mystery characters who when you take off the mask the audience goes, ‘What a minute, I’ve never seen that person before in my life.’ I’m probably not spoiling anything by saying whoever’s underneath the Vigilante mask, you’ve seen that person before.”

The CW series has introduced us to a lot of different heroes and villains over the years, so it’s pretty much impossible to come up with any solid theories about who he could be. For all we know, it may even be a she under the mask. Either way, it definitely seems like we’re all going to have to be patient for this big reveal.

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Source: Screener