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ARROW: Willa Holland Criticizes Handling Of Suicide Squad Characters [THE CW]

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Willa Holland discusses Warner Bros.‘ axing of a potential crossover on Arrow. The actress took issue with the studio’s decision to not allow characters featured in Suicide Squad to appear in the CW superhero series.

Speaking about the possibility of Warner Bros. linking it’s DC TV properties to it’s planned film franchise, Holland commented on what she perceived as the incongruity of having two actors play The Flash, one on the big screen and one on the small screen, concurrently. She also noted with frustration that Arrow was going to include it’s own versions of villains from Suicide Squad before the studio shot that idea down:
“We get it, we’re not going to fight about it anymore. When DC found out they were going to be doing their own movie we had to axe all of the characters before we even got to show them.”
“It was annoying at first and then when Stephen found out there was going to be a Justice League movie it only seemed, rightly so, he would be playing Green Arrow on it as well as Grant playing the Flash,” the actress continued. “It just seemed like the right normal answer. Once they said no, you can’t really fight against them for it, because they are the people that gave us a job in the first place. You just have to sit there on your hands, like okay, I get it!”

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