By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
Arrow star Stephen Amell has signed to star in the pro wrestling drama Heels. The series will have an eight-episode run on Starz. Deadline.com reports that the series will be based around two brothers who feud over their late father’s legacy while running a Georgia based promotion.
Powell’s POV: Amell, whose run as the lead character on the popular Arrow will wrap with the upcoming final season, has signed on to play the brother who wrestles as a heel. It’s sounds like an interesting series and Amell is clearly a big fan of the industry. Given his friendship with Cody and others, I wonder if we’ll see any AEW crossovers?
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