‘Arrow’: Kirk Acevedo Upped To Series Regular For Season 7

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Arrow‘s Kirk Acevedo has been bumped up to a series regular for the show’s upcoming seventh season, returning as Ricardo Diaz.

Acevedo’s villainous Ricardo Diaz appeared in 13 episodes last season in a recurring role. Diaz, otherwise known as “The Dragon,” survived Season 6 and it appears he will have a much larger role in Season 7. According to Green Arrow TV, the actor has been upgraded to a series regular for the upcoming season, which premieres next week. Acevedo joins Colton Haynes, who was also bumped up to a series regular for Season 7.

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Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen with David Ramsey as John Diggle, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, and Colton Haynes.

There has been no shortage of close calls for Oliver Queen when it comes to protecting his Super Hero identity, but in the season six finale, he was finally backed into a corner and forced to reveal himself to the world as the Green Arrow. Now, Oliver will come face-to-face with many of the criminals he placed behind bars, as he makes a new home for himself at Slabside Maximum Security Prison. Oliver will find himself vulnerable in a way unlike ever before when a mysterious new enemy begins to unravel his work as Green Arrow, challenging him to redeem his name or risk losing everything.

Arrow Season 7 premieres on October 15 at 8:00 p.m. on The CW.

Source: Green Arrow TV

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.