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‘Arrow’ Names New Showrunner for Season 7

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On the heels of the exciting announcement that Arrow had received a seventh season renewal, even more big news has come out of the world of Oliver Queen – Arrow’s getting a new showrunner! Arrowverse captain Marc Guggenheim will be stepping down as showrunner after this season to take on an executive consultant role for season 7 and taking his place will be longtime Arrow writer Beth Schwartz.

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Schwartz has been a part of the series since season 1 where she started as a writer’s assistant and over the years worked her way up to a co-executive producer this past season.

“We are all so incredibly thrilled to announce Beth Schwartz as the new showrunner of Arrow. She has been a source of some of the show’s most exciting and memorable moments from the beginning. Beth is a true leader and a captivating storyteller, and we all can’t wait for the audience to see what she and her team dream up as they take Arrow into its next big chapter,” series co-creator Greg Berlanti said in a statement.

With Guggenheim as an executive consultant (the new role also expands to Legends of Tomorrow) and Schwartz now at the helm, season 7 of Arrow is shaping up to be an exciting one! What do you think of the new changes?

Source: Deadline