Sep 24, 2019 02:09 PM EST
CW Announces New Arrow Spin-Off
The CW has announced that a new Arrow spin-off is in the works. The show will star Arrow's Katherine McNamara, Katie Cassidy, and Juliana Harkavy, reprising their roles as Mia Smoak, Laurel Lance, and Dinah Drake.
Beth Schwartz, Marc Guggenheim, Jill Blankenship, and Oscar Balderrama will pen the series will premier as an episode from the eighth and final season of Arrow.
CW boss Mark Pedowitz said, "The fact that seven years ago, we introduced Arrow, who would have thought it would have spawned six shows, a whole universe that they managed to create. It's quite a remarkable feat. We believe these franchises, this universe will continue for many years, so it's important to ensure that you have characters that will keep the fans coming back. How that universe plays out, time will tell."
The 10-episode Season 8 of Arrow will premiere on The CW on October 15.