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The CW doesn't seem willing to let him go. The network has announced that it has hired "VD" alum Stephen Amell (ex-Brady) to take on the title role in their "Green Arrow" pilot. The new superhero series will be a retelling of the story of the DC Comics' character. The character was previously played on the CW series "Smallville" by "Passions" alum Justin Hartley (ex-Fox). will keep you updated with more on this project as information becomes available.

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- Matt Purvis