Arrow were on location filming scenes with Katie Cassidy, Willa Holland and newcomer to the show, Colton Haynes yesterday.
The crew were still setting up when I arrived at the location they were filming at, but I saw Willa Holland hanging around waiting to be called to set.
The scene involved Thea and Laurel walking from a hot dog stand and chatting whilst walking, quite carelessly, down the middle of a street when all of a sudden a guy in a red hoodie runs past and grabs Thea’s bag. Laurel gives chase for a while but the guy gets away.
Willa Holland hates hot dogs apparently. But this didn’t stop the director from asking her to take a bite out of it for the scene. At one point she threw the hot dog to the ground and screamed, which was quite funny to watch.
Colton Haynes is playing the part of Roy Harper, or as fans of the comic books know, the Red Arrow, The Green Arrow’s sidekick. He has also gone by the name of Speedy in the comics, but this might cause confusion in the show because Thea (Willa Holland) has already taken that moniker for her nickname. Which brings us nicely on to Roy and Thea becoming love interests in the show. How this comes about is unclear because from what I saw yesterday, they didn’t get off to a good start.
Colton Haynes played Jackson Whittemore in Teen Wolf, but quit that show to be on Arrow.