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'Arrow' Casts The Huntress

Jessica De Gouw

The CW’s Arrow is adding another comic book character to the mix. Helena Bertinelli, also known as the Huntress, is coming to Starling City as a potential love interest for Oliver Queen.

EW.com broke the news that Australian actress Jessica De Gouw has been cast for a multi-episode arc. Like Arrow, the Huntress is a vigilante and according to the official character description, Helena is the daughter of a mob boss and is “set on destroying her father’s organized crime empire. But Helena’s blind pursuit of revenge will put her on a collision course with the Arrow.”

The Huntress is the latest in the growing list of DC characters that have been announced for Arrow, including China White and Deadshot. The Huntress first appeared in the comics in 1947.

Helena will arrive around episode six according to EW. Arrow premieres Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m.

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