Sneak Peek footgae, images and synopsis from The CW's premiere episode of "Arrow", directed by John Behring, from a story by Greg Berlanti and teleplay by Andrew Kreisberg & Marc Guggenheim, debuting October 9, 2013:
"...'Diggle' (David Ramsey) and 'Felicity' (Emily Bett Rickards) travel to 'Lian Yu' in search of 'Oliver' (Stephen Amell) who left 'Starling City' after 'The Undertaking'.
"Convinced to return home, Oliver finds that things are in worse shape than he thought – 'Isabel Rochev' (Summer Glau) is preparing a hostile takeover of 'Queen Consolidated'.
"'Thea' (Willa Holland) refuses to visit 'Moira' (Susanna Thompson) in jail.
"'Roy' (Colton Haynes) is trying to fill the void left by the Arrow’s absence and Laurel' (Katie Cassidy) is working with the 'District Attorney' to take down the vigilante.
"Meanwhile, flashbacks to the island show 'Slade' (Manu Bennett), 'Shado' (Celina Jade) and Oliver in a desperate situation..."
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