July 03, 2012 | 8:17 a.m.
Stephen Amell takes his shot this October — that’s when the 31-year-old Canadian actor takes on the title role in The CW’s “Arrow” on Wednesday nights. Amell plays Oliver Queen, a callous billionaire playboy who survives a harrowing shipwreck and then finds a new side to himself — and a dangerous new mission in life — on a remote Pacific island. The show is a reworking of the classic DC Comics character Green Arrow (it’s not connected in any way to the “Smallville” version of the preternatural archer) so it’s no surprise Amell and Warner Bros. Television will be headed to Comic-Con International next week for a Friday preview panel in Ballroom 20. “Arrow” is the 14th live-action television series based on DC Comics characters but it’s in a league of its own (the ”Just Us League”?) right now after the farewell flight of “Smallville,” the close-but-no-cigar […]