We all know that the Arrowverse has become one of The CW’s massive flagship franchises since 2012. Colton Haynes from “Arrow”, confirms his exit from the Arrowverse drama, because of a cast member he couldn’t stand. Starring Stephen Amell (Oliver Queen), The Green Arrow-centric drama was a creative version of the Emerald Archer, which set the establishment for what has become the Arrowverse. It also consists of several interconnected series.
Roy Harper was one of the main characters from the Green Arrow mythology. Although it’s been two years after Arrow finished its run on The CW, revealing more about what happened between seasons 7 and 8.
Arrow Star, Colton Haynes Left the Show Because He Couldn’t Stand One Cast Member
Colton Haynes revealed in his narrative that it wasn’t his contract that made him not return as a series regular character, but the reasons are depression and one particular Arrow cast member that he couldn’t stand to work with. He further added:
“I had walked away from my full-time job on Arrow at the beginning of the year, supposedly because my contract had ended. but it was really because I was too depressed and I couldn’t stand working with one of my cast mates.”
Not only this, but it’s still unclear whether it was one of the other series regulars or a recurring visitor that showed up in season 7. In Arrow season 7, Roy’s biggest arc was especially in the future as Haynes characterized an older Arsenal working with Mia Queen-Smoak, William Clayton, and more. Colton Haynes also reprised the DC hero in the following three episodes, including the finale where he and Thea Queen get engaged. Haynes hasn’t come back to the Arrowverse again in the series finale.
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Well, it’s quite not uncommon for various actors to have wars with each other. In this case, it was also harming Haynes mentally, something he has been very clear about in past years. So, it’s a good reason for the actor to exit the show. However, many are speculating that Haynes was referring to Miss Memory Lane. Until Colton Haynes shares more about this case, it will be unclear which Arrow cast member was making it difficult for his experience on set.