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‘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.

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

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“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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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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