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“Arrow” star Stephen Amell  was kind enough to share some photos via Twitter and Facebook revealing how Black Canary (Caity Lotz) will be introduced. Amell can be seen alongside Lotz in both images. (Source: Huffingtonpost.com)

Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg revealed in an interview with Tvguide.com back in July, that Lotz will be joining the show and elaborated a bit about the character”

“… Caity Lotz is joining the show in a recurring role and we’re really excited,”

“She’s a tremendously talented actress. The character she’s playing is really the beginning of the story of the Black Canary.”

“The character that Caity is portraying is the beginning of the Black Canary story and we’re really excited for the fans to go on the journey with us,”

Posted on Stephen Amell's Facebook Page

Posted on Stephen Amell’s Facebook Page

As for Laurel Lance’s identity in the series Kreisberg says:

“Everyone knows that Laurel Lance is the Black Canary. That’s the way it is in the comic books, but how we get from A to B is the story of our show. In the same way that Oliver, when we meet him, is the vigilante, but this season he’s going to becoming the Arrow”

Posted via Stephen Amell's Twitter account

Posted via Stephen Amell’s Twitter account

He added:

“Laurel Lance right now is a lawyer with a lot of heart and a lot of humanity and courage. But it takes more than that to put on the mask and go out and fight crime”

“Arrow” will introduce The Canary in “Crucible,” to be aired on Wednesday, October 30.