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First Look At Manu Bennett As Deathstroke/Slade Wilson On The CW’s ‘Arrow’

Friday 25th January 2013 by Shawn Madden

Courtesy of The Huffington Post TV, we’ve got our first look at Manu Bennett (Spartacus, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) as the popular DC Comics assassin Deathstroke’s alter-ego, Slade Wilson. Episode 13 of Arrow will see the debut of Bennett as Wilson as him and Oliver Queen “form an uneasy alliance on the island of Lian Yu”. 


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“Betrayal”: Cyrus Vanch (Anders), a nefarious criminal, is recently released from prison and intends to re-secure his position as leader of the underworld. His first step is to take down his biggest opponent in the city –- Arrow (Amell). Meanwhile, Oliver shows Moira (Susanna Thompson) his father’s notebook and questions her about the names on the list. Thea (Willa Holland) is miserable as she starts her internship with Laurel (Katie Cassidy) at the legal aid office and Detective Lance (Paul Blackthorne) makes a deadly mistake that puts Laurel in the crosshairs of Vanch. David Ramsey and Colin Donnell also star. Guy Bee directed the episode written by Lana Cho & Beth Schwartz