Season 5 of Arrow has only a few months left on production in Vancouver, Canada before they wrap for the fifth year. Executive producer and show-runner Marc Guggenheim revealed today that episode 17 has kicked off production as 5.17 is titled “Kapot”. Kevin Tancharoen is making his return to the show to direct his second episode of Arrow as he directed an episode in Season 4. Tancharoen is no stranger to the comic book TV genre as he has directed several episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and also did one of the Iron Fist episodes.
— Marc Guggenheim (@mguggenheim) January 30, 2017
In case you missed it, check out the extended trailer for this week’s episode of Arrow as Oliver begins to search for the next Black Canary.
“Second Chances” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DLV) (HDTV)
TALIA AL GHUL TAKES OLIVER UNDER HER WING — In his quest to take down Kovar, Oliver (Stephen Amell) gets help from a surprising source – Talia al Ghul (guest star Lexa Doig). However, when she reveals what she wants from him in exchange, Oliver isn’t sure he can accept her help. Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) attempts to hack the NSA to help free Diggle (David Ramsey) but when her online efforts are flagged, she faces off against an unknown adversary. Meanwhile, Curtis (Echo Kellum) tells the team about a female vigilante, Tina Boland (guest star Juliana Harkavay), he uncovered online who has been wreaking havoc all over the country.
Mark Bunting directed the episode written by Speed Weed & Sarah Tarkoff (#511). Original airdate 2/1/2017.”
Arrow airs on Wednesday nights at 8/7c on The CW. Make sure to check back at Heroic Hollywood after every single episode of Season 5 for our weekly reviews.
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Source: Marc Guggenheim’s Twitter