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Manu Bennett: “Deathstroke WILL return in Arrow…”

September 29th, 2014 by Marc Comments

The actor Manu Bennett who was Arrow Season 3 villain Slade ‘Deathstroke’ Wilson has been talking about the future of the character at Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, reports ComicBook, and he’s saying he will return… at some point.

Bennett said: “Realistically, when we talk about storyline, they threw me into a really interesting place, Purgatory. And you know, I’m left at the end, shaking the bars, going, ‘I keep my promises, kid.’ And I think I meant it. So I don’t think that they are just going to let that voice subside into the vast abyss.

 “But at this stage, I don’t know. They said at the end of the season last year, they said, ‘Look, we want you back. We want you back.’ But there’s been no indication yet of how they’ll go about that at any point in time, right now.”

Perhaps Wilson will be brought back to go after Ra’s Al Ghul as he was in the comic storyline Son Of Batman?

Anyway, speaking of Ra’s, Bennett talked about that too: “I know that Matt Nable [who will play Ra’s], who’s an Australian actor who I worked with on the Sons of Anarchy kind-of-biker series [Bikie Boys] last year, maybe just the year before in Australia, just got cast as Ra’s Al Ghul. I mean this guy was playing the head of the biker gang that I was in. I was the tough guy in the biker gang, but he was like the head. And he’s got such an intensity to him. But I don’t know, man, if it ever comes down to him and me facing off in a scene, “whew,” I mean Stephen Amell is really going to have to bring it to the fire at that stage. It’s going to be two Aussies, it’s going to be an Aussie and New Zealander just sitting there and going “whew.” I look forward to that. Matt Nable is a great actor.”

Oliver Queen could have a tough time ahead if Ra’s and Deathsroke hit the streets of his city…

Arrow Season 3 starts on Wednesday, October 8

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….