‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell on GMA 7 series: ‘It looks familiar’

/ 10:57 AM September 01, 2016

After subtly showing his bewilderment at GMA 7’s upcoming series “Alyas Robin Hood,” Stephen Amell shared his sentiments on social media.

On Tuesday, the “Arrow” actor shared a teaser of “Alyas Robin Hood” on his Facebook page accompanied with a flushed-face emoji. A colossal number of “embarrassed” Filipino fans apologized to him on social media, saying that several Filipino networks “don’t have originality” when it comes to producing shows.


On Thursday, the actor started a “Q&A” portion on his Facebook page when Facebook user Maria Anngria Hall popped the ultimate question.


READ: ‘Arrow’ actor Stephen Amell shares new GMA show clip; fans react

“What is your comment about the Alyas Robinhood in the Philippines?” she asked.

Amell, 35, responded with, “I mean… I have no idea what it is and frankly, I don’t care – at all – either way. But boy oh boy does it look familiar.”

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A new job description for this coming season. @gmanetwork 😉

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Other netizens supported Amell and chastised “Alyas Robin Hood.”

“Unfortunately, the Philippines does not really have copyright infringement laws, which is embarrassing to me as a Filipino-American,” another Facebook user noted.

Amell plays Oliver Queen, a billionaire who transforms into crime-busting superhero Arrow. The show, which will premiere its fifth season in October, is based on DC Comics’ character Green Arrow. Gianna Francesca Catolico/CDG

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