SDCC19: Katie Cassidy Rodgers to direct an episode of ARROW’s final season

Katie Cassidy - Arrow (Warner Bros.)

Katie Cassidy Rodgers has had a long journey since debuting as Laurel Lance in the pilot episode of Arrow.

In the last eight years she’s become the Black Canary, died, returned from Earth-2 as Black Siren and crossed paths with The Flash. But now Cassidy Rodgers is taking on a new challenge, directing.

In a new interview with EW at San Diego Comic Con Cassidy Rodgers has confirmed that she will be directing an episode of series final season.

“Throughout the years I always have wanted to, and I just started shadowing more and shadowing more, and I recently did the Warner Bros. directors’ program, which was incredible,” Rodgers explained. “It’s going to be fun. I can’t wait to direct all you!”

Check out the full interview in the player below:

Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, David Ramsey as John Diggle and Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance/Black Siren. Season 7 will see the return of Colton Haynes as Roy Harper/Arsenal.


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Neil is the GYCO Editorial Chief. He has a BA in Film & Tv and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 as an office manager and 5-9 as a reviewer/web designer. He has been subscribing to comics for around nine years but has been reading them as long as he can remember. Favourite comics: Batman; Nightwing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and All New X-Men Favourite films: Batman (any apart from & Robin); Star Trek Generations, Underworld, Beetlejuice Favourite TV shows: Fringe; Buffy, Arrow, TBBT, Being Human UK and Star Trek TNG