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“Arrow” Season 8: Stephen Amell Teasing Manu Bennett’s Deathstroke Return – Or Just Feeling Nostalgic?

With the September days quickly giving way to October, it’s time for new about The CW‘s “Arrowverse” shows returning to start flying in every direction. Arrow is shuffling off the network’s programming coil after an abbreviated 10-episode eighth season (making The Flash the “elder states-show” of the “Arrowverse”), Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman joining the family alongside […]

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Arrow Season 6: Why the Best Episode was ‘Deathstroke Returns’

Today we’re going to take a look at the single best episode of the season in each of the superhero-related shows I cover for Bleeding Cool. These are, of course, based on my opinion, and you are welcome to disagree in the comments below. What I look for in an episode is how it moves the […]

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Spike Cancels The Shannara Chronicles, Producers Looking for New Home

The Shannara Chronicles will have to find a new home if we’re going to get to see a third season. Word came out yesterday that the series was being shopped, followed quickly by a report that after two seasons on Viacom networks (MTV and Spike), they would not longer be carrying the fantasy series based […]

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Arrow: The Best Episode of 2017

Moving over to take a look for the best Arrow episode of 2017, and I’m going to break a rule already. The episode of the season was actually two-episode. They were the ones that focused on the return of Deathstroke and the search for his son. The showed just how much the series has grown […]

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Arrow Season 6: Manu Bennett Talks His Return to Deathstroke

When it was teased that Manu Bennett was going to return for the season five finale of Arrow, it opened up a lot of questions. The last time the actor had been on the show was in a brief appearance in season three and he didn’t seem to have been very fond of the way […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2: Bandon Reveals His True Desires

Manu Bennett fans are getting their fill for this month as the actor has been pulling double duty on our TV screens playing both Allanon on The Shannara Chronicles and Slade Wilson on Arrow. And last week we learned that because Bandon (Marcus Vank0) used Allanon’s blood as part of the resurrection ritual, the Warlock […]

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Arrow Season 6, Episode 6 Recap: Promises Kept

This article contains spoilers for the Arrow season six episode – Promises Kept. Promises Kept is the second half of the Deathstroke Returns arc. It gives us a lot of backstory on Slade Wilson (Manu Bennett) that we hadn’t seen before, even though the character was a regular for two seasons. The main story has Slade […]

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Arrow Season 6: Inside The Episode ‘Promises Kept’

Tonight on Arrow is the second part of the Deathstroke Returns storyline. Slade Wilson (Manu Bennett) enlisted the aide of Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) to help get his son Joseph (Liam Hall) out of a Kasnian prison — only to discover that he had been taken by a group called the Jackals. But the Jackals […]

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Arrow Season 6: Slade Wilson Finally Confronts His Son Joseph

On last week’s Arrow, Slade Wilson (Manu Bennett) returned to ask for help from Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell). Slade’s boy Joseph (Liam Hall) was supposed to be in a Kasnian prison… and Slade needed the face of Oliver not the Green Arrow to try and get him released. But when it’s discovered that a group […]

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Arrow Season 6, Episode 5 Recap: Deathstroke Returns

This article contains spoilers for the Arrow Season 6 episode ‘Deathstroke Returns’. This week’s Arrow brings back everyone’s favorite anti-hero/villain Slade Wilson, AKA Deathstroke the Terminator. The main story focuses on Slade asking for Oliver’s help to find and free his son Joseph, who is now going by Cain Wolfman and is in a jail […]

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Arrow Season 6: Slade Wilson Needs Oliver Queen, Not Green Arrow

Tonight we get what might be the most anticipated episode of Arrow since Season 2: the return of Slade Wilson (Manu Bennett). After the first season where Slade and Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) became like brothers on Lian Yu, the second season showed him being infected by Mirakuru and blaming Oliver for the death of […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2: Why We’re Getting Back-To-Back Episodes

Tonight’s Shannara Chronicles airs at 9 p.m., an hour earlier than last week. And a second new episode will air immediately after. Why the change? I asked that very question in my recap last week, and now I know. Spike has made the change for two reasons. First, they wanted to give fans who watch […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2: Making It Up As The Go Along

The first season of the Shannara Chronicles introduced us to the world created by author Terry Brooks and gave us an adaptation of the second book in the series, the Elfstones of Shannara. The show got some good attention, but it was hiding out over on MTV and some people looked at it as just […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2, Episode 4 Recap: Dweller

This article contains spoilers for The Shannara Chronicles season two episode, ‘Dweller’. The Shannara Chronicles continues its quick pace as Allanon (Manu Bennett), Wil (Austin Butler), and Mareth (Malese Jow) take a side trip to find the Sword of Shannara — the only thing that can defeat the Warlock Lord. Wil is desperate to get […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2: Allanon And Mareth Search For Wil

Spike has released a second clip from the next episode of The Shannara Chronicles. The episode features Allanon (Manu Bennett), Wil (Austin Butler), and newcomer Mareth (Malese Jow) searching for the Sword of Shannara, the only weapon that can defeat the Warlock Lord. Last week, Wil busted Allanon out of Graymark — but not to […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2: It’s Time For A Sword Quest

Season 2 of the Shannara Chronicles has gotten off to a fast start, and you can already tell that they’re going to keep up this pace. After all, they have to craft a big story in only 10 episodes. Last week’s ending had me holding my breath; something a television show hasn’t done to me […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2: Where Might The Journey Take Us?

And I’m going to wrap up Speculation Sunday with a look at The Shannara Chronicles. The second season also hit it’s second episode this week, running parallel with the Arrowverse. That’s interesting in that it features 3 Arrowverse actors – Manu Bennett who plays Slade Wilson, Malese Jow who played Linda Park / Dr. Light […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2, Episode 2 Recap: Wraith

This article contains spoilers for The Shannara Chronicles Season 2, Episode 2: ‘Wraith’. As the new season continues into an original storyline, it has also taken a much faster pace than the first season. Things that would’ve been stretched out over a few episodes are already wrapped up and onto the next thing before the halfway […]

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The Shannara Chronicles Season 2, Episode 1 Recap: The Druid

This article might contains spoilers for the Shannara Chronicles Season 2 premiere, ‘The Druid’. The Shannara Chronicles returned last night, and there have been some major changes in the Four Lands. Things pick up a year after Season 1 and Wil (Austin Butler) has finally moved on to become a healer, but he can’t get over […]

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Shannara Chronicles Season 2: Resurrecting The Warlock Lord

To say that the new season of The Shannara Chronicles is going to be more action packed couldn’t be more exemplified than in the clip below. As the series returns this week for its second season, it moves from MTV to Spike. And where the first season adapted the Terry Brooks’ novel The Elfstones of […]