‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Respects Original Cast Member’s Decision To Leave Series

“Arrow” said goodbye to one of the original cast members last week. Thea left Star City with Roy and Nyssa, and it seems she is gone for good. Actress Willa Holland asked to leave, and star Stephen Amell revealed that he supports her decision.

“I know that she wanted to move on with her career. And I totally respect that. And I’m glad that she’s going to get that opportunity,” Amell told TVLine.

The Green Arrow actor explained that after six seasons, he knows that the cast has to be committed to the CW superhero drama. “Quite frankly, the most important thing when you’re doing a show like this and you’re doing 23 episodes [per season] and you’re working long, hard hours, you need to make sure that everyone that’s here wants to be here,” Amell added.

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