‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Discusses Emily Bett Rickards’ Departure From The Series

The cast of Arrow sat down with ET at San Diego Comic-Con to dish on the show’s final season and Stephen Amell talked about Emily Bett Rickards’ departure.

Cast members Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy Rodgers, David Ramsay and more came together to reminisce about Arrow at San Diego Comic-Con, but Stephen Amell had a lot to say about Emily Bett Rickards and her departure from the series before the final season.

During the discussion, the subject of Emily Bett Rickards returning came up. Stephen Amell admitted that he had no idea whether Rickards would return to Arrow for the show’s final season. Regarding her departure, he told ET:

“I actually texted her when I was on the plane to Vancouver last week and I just texted her that I was sad,” “The show feels different, in no small part because Em Bett’s not with us anymore. It feels different.”

Amell then said the following: about Emily Bett Rickards’ play:

“She’s living her best life. I’m so proud of her. I’m going to see her play next Saturday. She’s doing great. We miss her a lot.”

Emily Bett Rickards departed Arrow this past March ahead of the show’s final season. In April, Emily Bett Rickards announced she’d be starring in the Off-Broadway version of Reborning, reprising her role from the previous year.

Are you excited for the final season of Arrow? What do you think of the show without Emily Bett Rickards? Let us know your thoughts down in the comments!

Here is the synopsis for the final Season of Arrow: 

After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the North China Sea. He returned home to Star City, bent on righting the wrongs done by his family and fighting injustice. As the Green Arrow, Oliver successfully saved his city with the help of his team including former soldier John Diggle (David Ramsey), computer-science expert Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), former protégé Roy Harper (Colton Haynes), street-savvy Rene Ramirez (Rick Gonzalez), metahuman Dinah Drake (Juliana Harkavy), brilliant inventor Curtis Holt (Echo Kellum) and Earth-2 Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy). In the wake of discovering what his future holds, Oliver will find himself pit against his most challenging battle yet, one that will leave the multiverse hanging in the balance. In Arrow’s final season, Oliver Queen is forced to confront the reality of what it means to be a hero.

Arrow stars Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Echo Kellum, Rick Gonzalez, Juliana Harkavy, Colton Haynes, Kirk Acevedo, Sea Shimooka, and Katie Cassidy Rodgers.

Arrow season 8 premieres on October 15, 2019. Stay tuned for the latest news from the Arrowverse!

Source: ET Online

Henry Cavill’s ‘The Witcher’ Debuts New Poster & First Look Photos

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The Witcher Henry CavillNetflix has released a brand new poster for the Henry Cavill series The Witcher along with a slew of first look photos.

A stunning poster for the upcoming Netflix series The Witcher made its debut this morning, featuring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. In addition, Netflix also dropped the first official photos of Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri as well as two more stills that offer fans a fresh look at Geralt.

You can check out the poster below and the new photos in the gallery by clicking "Next."

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Based on the fantasy series of novels and short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher will follow the monster slayer for hire named Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill). Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich will also serve as an executive producer on the series while Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez and Charlotte Brändström are on board as directors for the eight-episode first season.

Here is the official synopsis for The Witcher:

Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.

The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.

The Witcher will be available on Netflix in late 2019. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the upcoming Netflix series.

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