‘Arrow’ Producer Previews ‘Checkmate’ In New Featurette

The CW has released a new featurette for Arrow in which EP Wendy Mericle takes you inside the new episode that finds Oliver powerless against Prometheus.


Ahead of tomorrow night’s episode of Arrow, The CW has released a new featurette in which executive producer Wendy Mericle takes you inside the episode that finds Oliver powerless in his struggle against Prometheus who was revealed in the last episode to be Star City district attorney Adrian Chase.

Oliver’s options are limited now that Chase has taken Susan Williams hostage and the Star City police force is on the hunt for the Green Arrow for the murder of Detective Malone earlier in the season.

The episode will also feature Felicity descending into her downward spiral as she officially joins the hacktivist group Helix in an effort to save Team Arrow and defeat Prometheus.

You can watch the featurette below.

“Checkmate” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)

OLIVER SEEKS THE TRUTH — Oliver (Stephen Amell) gets closer to the truth about Prometheus. Meanwhile, Helix refuses to continue helping Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) until she does a favor for them. Ken Shane directed the episode written by Beth Schwartz & Sarah Tarkoff (#516). Original airdate 3/15/2017.”

Arrow airs tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW. Be sure to check back at Heroic Hollywood after every single episode of Season 5 for our weekly reviews.

Michael Mistroff

Michael Mistroff

News Editor, Film/TV Reporter at Heroic Hollywood.