Cody Rhodes has dived into his upcoming "Arrow" role with unbridled enthusiasm, posting messages to his on-screen nemesis, the Green Arrow, on social media as the days count down to his October 19 debut. With his latest tweet, though, things have gone from implied violence against Star City's top vigilante protector to something more substantial.
Rhodes' latest tweet, as he counts down to the debut of his character Derek Sampson on The CW's hit series, consists of a green arrow embedded in a wall, with blood smeared around the point of impact. Accompanying the image is the message, "Today I present you this..."
WWE STAR CODY RHODES BRINGS THE SMACKDOWN TO STAR CITY — Now that Oliver (Stephen Amell) has his new team, they are ready to hit the streets but Oliver doesn’t feel they are ready. Headstrong Wild Dog (guest star Rick Gonzalez) defies the Green Arrow’s orders and sets out on his own after a new drug dealer, Derek Sampson (guest star Cody Rhodes), who is terrorizing Star City. Runnels proves more powerful than Wild Dog and it is up to the Green Arrow to go head to head with Runnels to save his teammate.
Starring Stephen Amell as the Emerald Archer, "Arrow" airs Wednesdays at 8 pm ET/PT on The CW. The series also stars Emily Bett Rickards, David Ramsey, John Barrowman, Willa Holland and more. Cody Rhodes debuts on the October 19 episode.