The ongoing love triangle between masked hero Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), his former girlfriend Laurel (Katie Cassidy) and Oliver’s BFF Tommy (Colin Donnell) has as many conflicted emotions as one might expect. And as Arrow cruises toward its season finale, which airs next week on the CW, look for the drama to get even more intense.
“It’s tough because I think Oliver has been the love of her life for as long as she’s known him, but Tommy, she has seen a different side to him,” says Cassidy, who once starred on Gossip Girl. “So I do think she’s hurt and she’s confused and she turns to Oliver for help…I think she’s just trying to figure it out. Do you follow your heart, do you follow your head?”
Bottom line, Cassidy believes viewers want “star-crossed lovers” Laurel and Oliver together, despite the overwhelming challenges they face. “It reminds me of Joey and Dawson from Dawson’s Creek. Everybody wanted them to be together,” she says. “I was a fan of that show, so it reminds me of that relationship because there’s just so much history between those two characters and obviously between Laurel and Oliver.” READ FULL STORY