The CW’s unveiled new photos, a plot description, and a 20-second promotional trailer for Arrow season six episode five which brings fan favorite Manu Bennett back as Slade Wilson/Deathstroke. In the episode airing on November 9, 2017, Slade will turn to Oliver Queen to help in the search for his missing son. Directed by Joel Novoa from a script by Ben Sokolowski and Spiro Skentzos, season six episode five is titled – appropriately – “Deathstroke Returns.”
The cast of season six includes Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen/Arrow, David Ramsey as John Diggle/Spartan, Willa Holland as Thea Queen/Speedy, Emily Bett Rickards as Felicity Smoak, Echo Kellum as Curtis Holt/Mr. Terrific, Katie Cassidy as Black Siren, Juliana Harkavy as Dinah Drake/Black Canary, Jack Moore as William Clayton, and Rick Gonzalez as Rene Ramirez/Wild Dog.
The “Deathstroke Returns” Plot: SLADE RETURNS; VIGILANTE REAPPEARS IN STAR CITY — Slade (guest star Manu Bennett) returns and asks Oliver (Stephen Amell) for help in tracking down his son. When they learn Joe (guest star William Franklyn-Miller) has been taken hostage by mercenaries, their mission to save him gets complicated by a terrible revelation that could shatter Slade’s hopes of reunion forever. Meanwhile, Vigilante reappears in Star City.