Originally Posted by RakuMon
I know the CW wanted another superhero show to replace SV, but why not use a different character? There are, literally, hundreds of characters in the DCU to choose from. But Ollie was integral to SV for the last half-decade, why re-intro him to CW audiences if you're not going to tie it to the original?
Let's see Oliver Queen is a rich white male who likes the ladies. Given that the CW is interested I can see why they might pick him since take away his hero identity his character profile fits most CW shows. I am guessing a CW based Green Arrow show would be more drama then action/adventure.