Oliver Struggles With Talia Al Ghul’s Request In ‘Arrow’ 5.11 Description

Arrow Talia Al Ghul 511 DescriptionWhen Arrow comes back from its hiatus, we will be seeing a lot of new faces in Star City, including the arrival of Talia Al Ghul, who will be played by Lexa Doig. The CW released the official description today for “Second Chances” which reveals that Talia will offer Oliver some help, bit with a big cost.

Also, the description reveals the debut of Juliana Harkavay as the new character Tina Boland, who will be a recurring guest star throughout the second half of the season. You can check out the full description below along with the trailer for the mid-season premiere titled “Who Are You” which features the return of Dinah Laurel Lance.

“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 Season 5 returns with new episodes on Wednesday, January 25 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.

Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht

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  • Fry Cook on Venus

    Talia is helping Oliver with Kovar? So either she’s in the flashbacks (which will beg the question of why Oliver didn’t mention her during S3), or they just spoiled Prometheus’ ID…