Stephen Amell spent most of this season facing off against Prometheus, but it wasn’t too long ago that he was facing down another opponent in an unfamiliar place, a WWE ring.
With season 5 of Arrow wrapped, Amell had the chance to talk about it with fans at the Heroes and Villains Fan Fest in London. During the panel, wrestling happened to come up, and Amell still hasn’t completely lost the but for it.
“I would love to do something with wrestling again. I don’t know what that’s going to be. I think being with WWE would be really cool. I think that Cody who I worked with is doing such great stuff with Ring of Honor and New Japan. That would be cool. Um, but I need to get back to the ring one more time.”
Amell entered into a fun comic themed program with Rhodes during his time as Stardust. The two had several encounters on television with a live match between the two culminating at SummerSlam. Amell wants to get in the ring one more time, as his original appearance was a nerve-wracking affair.
“Because the first time I was so, the second I stepped outside of the curtain, all of the moisture was zapped from my entire mouth. I was so nervous, so nervous that I literally forgot to get in the ring.”
You can catch the entire Heroes and Villains Fan Fest Q&A panel in the video above.
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