Colton Haynes is FINALLY coming back to Arrow confirming rumours that have been floating around for more than a season.
Haynes played Roy Harper who debuted in the first season and went on to become part of Team Arrow as Arsenal. He left the show when he Roy took the fall for Oliver by claiming he was the Hood.
“We’re thrilled to announce that Colton Haynes will be reprising his role as Roy Harper for a short arc on ‘Arrow’ this year,” executive producers Marc Guggenheim and Wendy Mericle said in a statement, adding that the reason Roy returns when he does is to “help resolve an urgent matter with high stakes for the team.”
Harper’s return to Star City will have a significant impact on Thea as their meeting is described as “sparking a change in both of their lives”.
Arrow returns from hiatus to the CW on January 18, 2018.